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Where can Andover children visit Santa this year?

When you have Children, part of the Christmas magic is visiting Santa to make sure that they’ve made it onto the nice list this year….

Where can you find Santa this year?

You can have Breakfast or Tea with Santa at Andover (Wyevale) Garden Centre

Lots of fun with Santa and his Elves when you have your Breakfast or Tea with Santa.

Recieve a Festive Colouring Sheet, Decorate a Cookie, Crack a Christmas Cracker!
Meet Santa and his Elves, receive a Christmas Present
Enjoy a cooked breakfast in the morning or a cooked meal or picnic in the afternoon.
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Or visit him in his grotto at Andover Garden Centre

Bring the kids along to meet Santa and his helpers and take home a real mini magical Christmas tree, plus receive a present from Santa. Book your visit here

Enjoy a Magical Christmas at Finkley Down Farm

24th November – 24th December

There is lots of magical fun to be had this Christmas at Finkley! Join us this December and the elves will take you on an adventure including yummy festive treats, creating magic reindeer food and of course meeting Father Christmas himself!

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Bookings have to be made before midnight the night before your visit. The time slot you choose will be the time you begin your journey at Mother Christmas’s Kitchen. Please arrive at the farm in plenty of time.

Rosebourne Weyhill

Festive fun at Rosebourne Weyhill this Christmas, where your child can enjoy breakfast or afternoon tea with Santa and receive an early Christmas gift. £10 per child.

Breakfast: December 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd and 24th (8am – 10am)

Afternoon Tea: December 5th, 12th, 19th, 21st (4.30pm – 6.30pm)

Booking is essential. Please call us on 01264 771714.

The Chantry Centre

Santa’s Grotto will be returning to the Chantry Centre this festive season.

Children will be able to visit Santa and receive a gift from Friday 16th November every weekend until Sunday 23rd December, plus Christmas Eve!

£5 per person will enable a child to meet Santa and receive a gift!

Located in the garden space, opposite Toy Arena.

Grotto Opening Times are:

Friday 16th November: 4.00pm – 8.30pm
Saturdays: 11.00am –1.30pm, 2.00pm – 4.30pm
Sundays and Christmas Eve: 11.00am – 3pm

Not too far away …..

The Watercress Line

1st, 2nd, 8th, 9th, 15th, 16th, 19th-24th December 2018

See Santa on a magical steam train ride on the scenic Watercress Line – the perfect way to celebrate Christmas.

Travel in a festive train carriage for a magical trip where Santa and his jolly helpers visit you in your seat with a gift. Grown-ups get treated to white wine and mince pies, whilst children enjoy a soft drink and a gingerbread man. Each child will also receive an activity pack to keep them entertained on this enchanting one hour journey. Don’t forget to bring your very best singing voice to join in with your favourite Christmas songs too!

Advanced booking is essential for this popular event. You can find further details here

More places to visit Santa will be added here as details get sent into us, if you know of somewhere great please do email us at

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