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  • Visit Santa

    Visit Santa

    21 November   –   24 December

    Make their Christmas magical with a visit to Santa in his beautiful log cabin set within Yorkshire’s Winter Wonderland, open from Saturday 21 November. There’s a wrapped gift for every child for just £4.50.

    A ticketing system will be in operation, if you plan on visiting Santa please go to the grotto on arrival at the centre to collect your ticket and visit time. Please remember to arrive early on weekends to avoid disappointment.

    A limited number of visits are available to book in advance online during the week, click here for details and to make a booking.
    Discount for school/nursery bookings is available, contact 01306 886 989 for full details and to make a booking.

    Grotto Opening Hours
    Open 11am – 5pm weekends of 21st, 22nd 28th and 29th November
    From 30th November until 18th December weekdays 11am – 5pm, Saturdays 10am – 7pm and Sundays 10am – 6pm.
    From 21st to 23rd December open 10am – 6pm
    Christmas Eve 11am – 5pm.

  • Yorkshire's Winter Wonderland

    Yorkshire's Winter Wonderland

    21 November   –   03 January

    Yorkshire's Winter Wonderland is open from Saturday 21 November until Sunday 3 January 2016. There is magical fun for all the family to enjoy including ice skating with The Ice Factor, traditional funfair and Santa's Grotto.


    Take a spin on the North of England's largest outdoor ice rink and then come and relax in PapaKitchen Cafe & Bar offering rinkside refreshments in an alpine-themed chalet.

    The Ice Factor will be open every day* from Saturday 21 November 2014 until Sunday 3 January 2016, with hourly skating sessions from 9.30am until 9.15pm. *except Christmas Day

    Traditional Fun Fair is open Saturdays and Sundays 11am - 8:15pm. 23 November to 11 December weekdays from 4pm to 8:15pm. From 14 December to 1 January 11am to 8:15pm

    Ice skating tickets are now available online at or by calling 01653 619169; adult tickets are £10.45 and children’s (16 and under) are £9.45. Packages and concessions are available.

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