Best Places To Santa This Christmas Near Oldham 2018

Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without a trip to see Father Christmas! I’ve put together a few of the best Santa’s grotto’s and events near Oldham.

Spindle’s Shopping Centre Santa’s Grotto

Saturday 10th November to Monday 24th December
Visit Santa in his Grotto at Spindles Town Centre Square Shopping Centre and let him know what you would like to be opening on Christmas Day. See here for a full list of times, dates and prices.
Spindles Town Square Shopping Centre, George Street, Oldham, OL1 1HD

The Cockfields Christmas Experience

Meet Santa in his magical grotto at the North Pole at Cockfields Farm! If you’re looking for the ultimate Christmas Experience then look no futher! You and your children will meet Santa’s real reindeer and many other animals in his stable. Write your letters to Santa, enjoy gingerbread decorating and storytelling in Mrs Claus kitchen whilst the Mums and Dads enjoy some Hot Chocolate, Mulled Wine and Mince Pies! Visit the Elf’s sweet shop and enroll in Elf School where you can make your own teddy bear in the elf workshop! Of course, you’ll get the chance to meet the big man himself where each child will be given a gold coin from Santa which can be used to spend in Santa’s Toy Shop. Tickets are selling fast so book now!

Afternoon Tea and Father Christmas at Tea, Cakes and Tiaras

Enojy afternoon tea, meet Father Christmas and a receive a lovely gift. Also each child gets to make reindeer munch , paint a festive cup , decorate a gingerbread man and make your own Christmas tree decoration. Find out more informaion and book via their Facebook page

Santa’s Grotto at Housing Units

A truly magical experience awaits you and your children at Housing Units this Christmas. each child will receive a personalised meeting with Santa, an age appropriate gift and a professional quality photo in a mount. You will also have the opportunity to purchase additional items such as photographs, greeting cards & picture frames, all featuring personalised photos from your visit. More information here.

Claus’ Christmas Cabin at Lowry Outlet

Children and big kids alike will be able to meet Santa and his reindeer when the North Pole comes to Lowry Outlet. Let your little ones’ imaginations run wild as they step into the magical Claus’ Christmas Cabin which opens this November. To book your grotto tickets visit here.

Peter Rabbit’s Christmas Grotto at INTU Trafford Centre

Experience the wonders of a Peter Rabbit inspired grotto as the story of Beatrix Potter’s woodland wonderland is brought to life by actors playing the part of Peter Rabbit and friends who will share their Christmas traditions with you and your family. Spot Squirrel Nutkin’s secret stash of golden acorns, decorate your own Christmas biscuit with Jemima Puddle-Duck and keep those eyes peeled for that cunning Mr. Tod! Will you be brave enough to join him in his twinkly lair and take a peep inside his cooking pot? Many wonderful surprises await you and your family as you embark upon an enchanting journey to meet Santa. More details and to book see here.


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