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Frosts Garden Centre at Millets Farm Christmas

Santa’s Grotto
Saturday 17th November-Monday 24th December 2018
There will be fun and games with Santa’s Elves before you see the big man himself! You will have individual family time with Santa and one of his Elves will capture the perfect festive photo. Santa will have a gift for the whole family as well as your pre-chosen gift for each child. Optional gingerbread decorating. Babies £6.50, Children £14.99, Adults £4.99

01908 583511

WEBSITE – Santa’s grotto page

Real Ice Skating
Saturday 17th November 2018-Sunday 6th January 2019
Indulge in some festive fun for all the family with Ice Skating on our REAL Ice Rink here at Millets Farm. Our Ice Rink is again fully undercover so can be enjoyed whatever the weaather. This year we are introducing are new themed Moose Lodge Ice Cafe, which makes the perfect meeting point for families where you can indulge in an array of festive treats.

Peak Times:
Adult – £11.49 (aged 16+)
Child – £9.49
Push along seal skating aid – £4

Off Peak Times:
Adult- £5.50 (aged 16+)
Child- £6.50
Push along seal skating aid – £4

WEBSITE – ice skating page

Parent & Toddler Skate
Available to adults with young children only. 10.00am on Wednesdays (21st November to 12th December 2018). Sessions last 45 minutes. £6.50 per adult and your toddler joins you for free!

WEBSITE – parent & toddler skate page


A Festive Day Out with Thomas and Meet Father Christmas

1st-2nd, 8th-9th, 15th-16th, 22nd-23rd December 2018

At Christmas, Thomas likes to take all his young friends to visit Father Christmas in his grotto. Book online in advance.

Tickets are £16 (for children and adults)

Didcot Railway Centre

Cholsey & Wallingford Railway Santa Special

8th & 9th December 2018
15th & 16th December 2018
22nd & 23rd December 2018

Travel in our heritage railway coaches and visit Santa in his grotto on the train, with a present for all children and a mince pie and hot fruit drink for all adults.

Online ticket prices:
Adults £10
Children 2-15 £7
Children under 2 £5

Cholsey & Wallingford Railways details are here.

Cogges Farm Christmas

Christmas Market
Sunday 8th & Sunday 9th December 2018, 10.00am-4.00pm
Over 60 stalls from local businesses, crafters and makers and music from local choirs. £2 adults / £1 children or free for season ticket holders.

Father Christmas will be at the Christmas Market in the manor house for a story read by his elves, a gingerbread man and a small gift. £6.50 per child (plus admission to the market). Book in advance online.

Peter Pan
Saturday 1st December
This charming production is packed with adventure, spectacular scenery and magical special effects. Performances at 1pm and 3pm in the barns, so dress up warm! Tickets £11 adults / £9.50 children.

Cogges details are here.

Fairytale Farm Christmas

Christmas Fairytale – Meet Santa
Saturdays and Sundays from 1st to 23rd December and Christmas Eve 2018.
You will walk though the Toymaker’s beautiful Christmas cottage and then witness Santa’s sleigh all ready for its Christmas journey into a starlit night. Then meet Santa himself in his cosy fairytale grotto. Every child will receive a present. Grotto tickets are £5.70 (plus normal admission) – only available online. Adults FREE.

Illuminated Evenings
Saturdays and Sundays from 13th October to 23rd December, and Christmas Eve
The park will be open all day as normal, but when daylight fades the entire Enchanted Walk will become a magical wonderland of fairy lights. The farm will stay open until one hour after dusk.

Fairytale Farm

Green Dragon Eco Farm – Farmer Christmas

Children will be welcomed by the Green Dragon Elves and invited to explore Farmer Christmas Land – an enchanted place full of festive fun and activities. They also get to meet Farmer Christmas, sit up on his tractor and receive a Christmas gift.

Only £9.95 per child, with 2 free accompanying adults. 50% discount on farm admission for both child & up to two adult(s) on the day of your experience. Farm admission payable on the day.

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

Green Dragon Eco Farm

New Theatre – Stories with Santa

Get yourself comfy in our Piano Bar as Santa settles down to share some festive tales and songs. Children can then meet the man himself and receive a small gift. An interactive festive experience for children aged 2–8 and their families.

£12.50 per child and £2.50 per adult (max 2 adults per child). Babies under 2 are welcome but require a FREE lap ticket.

8th-9th, 15th-24th December 2018

New Theatre

Notcutt’s Garden Centre – Santa’s Grotto

18th, 23rd, 24th November and 1st-24th December 2018

Enjoy a truly special Christmas experience this year at Santa’s Grotto where a magical Winter Wonderland awaits! As well as meeting Santa, your child will receive a Christmas gift.

£12.50 or £13.50 from 17th Dec per child (max 2 accompanying adults per child). Advance online booking recommended, although bookings may be possible instore.

Nortcutts Garden Centre, Nuneham Park, Oxford, OX44 9PY – 01865 343454

Oxford Bus Museum – Santa’s Grotto & Vintage Bus Rides

Sunday 8th and Sunday 16th December 2018

What better way of getting into the Christmas spirit than a visit to Santa’s Grotto, including a free vintage bus ride. Yes, sometimes very special Christmas wishes do come true. The Vintage bus departs from the museum at 11.30am, 12.30pm & 2.00pm. Festive fun for everyone.

Oxford Bus Museum

Oxford Garden & Shopping Village – Father Christmas’ Grotto

24th November – 23rd December 2018

Wonder around Father Christmas’s amazing wonderland, meet Mrs Christmas and their elves before sitting down with him. When you’re finished, travel the Orient Express and sit down to a screening of Polar Express.

Book in store. Children over 2 are £5 with under 2s FREE. Any under 2s on their own – £5.

Oxford Garden & Shopping Village (was Yarnton Nurseries), Sandy Lane, Yarnton, OX5 1PA

01865 372124

Roves Farm – Family Santa Visits

1st-2nd, 8th-9th, 15th-16th, 21st-23rd December 2018

Come and visit the Farm and take part in a Nativity Play with real animals.  You will be given a time to visit Santa in his Grotto, and can make lots of Christmassy crafts to take home.  Meet and feed the animals and use our extensive play areas.

Toddler (2 years old) – £8/£10
Child (3-16 years) £11/£13
Adult – £7.00
Baby (under 2) – £6.00
Membership-holding toddler/child – £6.00

Book in advance via website.

Roves Farm