Magical Grotto - Sold Out

Cressing Temple

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Magical Grotto is now sold out - we look forward to seeing you all!

Join us at Cressing Temple Barns for a magical elf-led tour around Santa's busy Christmas base.

Meet friendly and fascinating characters as your group is guided through various interactive rooms, plus take up your invite to sit on Santa's full size sleigh for a photo as it's prepared to take off on the big day! Your elf guide will lead you around the busy, festive site before going on to meet Father Christmas himself in his roomy and rustic Grotto, complete with magical fireplace and real Christmas trees. After this, children will be invited into the onside elf toyshop, where they will be able to choose their very own gift as a memento of this special day. At this point, the guided tour ends, but there is still much to explore! Expect to meet both old friends and some welcome new visitors.

The site is accessible for wheelchairs and buggies, except for the Grotto itself which is on the second storey. Father Christmas is very happy to come outside and greet any visitors who do not feel confident with the stairs. There is plenty of free parking onsite and we invite you to join us in the Visitor Centre to sign in 15 minutes before your booked slot. Please leave your dog at home for this event.

Do wrap up in your best festive jumper, as your approximate 45 minute tour will bring you both inside and outside. 







2 Dec, 3 Dec, 9 Dec, 10 Dec, 16 Dec, 17 Dec, 21 Dec, 22 Dec, 23 Dec


First AM slot 10am; last AM slot 12.15pm; first PM slot 1pm; last PM slot 4.30pm. 15 min slots.

Who is it for?

Under 5's, Over 5's and the whole family


£14.95 per child, £3 per adult. A maximum of 2 adults may book on to accompany each child. Babes in arms are free, although will require a ticket if a gift and photo opportunity is desired.

How to book

Online or by calling 0345 6037624

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