Father Christmas

From £17.95

Meet Father Christmas and his cheeky elves, hidden in his magical grotto and receive a gift. Booking is essential.

Friday 13th December from 3:30pm tickets for Father Christmas will include entry to the Winter Light Trail. 22nd December from 4:00pm to 6:00pm tickets for Father Christmas  will include the Winter Light Trail. To purchase these tickets please click here.

Terms and conditions of sale for events at The Alnwick Garden:

  • For our full T&C’s (including Limitation of Liability, Cancellation Policy, Resale Policy, Data Protection etc.) click here
  • For FAQ on The Garden (including parking, opening times etc.) and on our events please click here
  • The events below are paid events, and you will need a valid admission ticket for The Garden to access them.
  • Once tickets have been purchased, any changes to dates and times of your booking (subject to availability) will incur a £2.50 administration fee
  • The Alnwick Garden reserves the right, at its discretion, to refuse entry or admission, or to remove from The Garden any visitor if their behaviour may adversely affect other people’s enjoyment of the event.
  • The events listed below (apart from Father Christmas) will take place outside and are subject to the Northumbrian weather at wintertime. We will only cancel these events if the weather is extreme and a danger to your safety, should this happen we will offer you an alternative slot where possible.
  • Given that the activities are outside in The Garden then we recommend that children and adults wear appropriate clothing and footwear for this time of year. If your child is participating in the Winter Playground (an icy/snowy environment) then we also recommend warm and waterproof clothing.
  • If you experience any problems, please inform event staff immediately as issues cannot always be resolved after the event.

Father Christmas – please note:

  • Your ticket is only valid on the day and time stated above, please arrive at Father Christmas’s Grotto a minimum of 10 minutes before your booking time.
  • Your visit to see Santa will take place within the 30 minute allocated time on your ticket. Your specific time within the 30 minutes to see Father Christmas will be allocated when you arrive.
  • Due to the popularity of Father Christmas, availability often sells out within a few days of going on sale, we are unable to reschedule your Father Christmas booking should you miss it.
  • Each child who has paid to see Father Christmas will receive a gift, this is a 2019 Alnwick Garden branded cuddly toy, no other alternative is available.