Our pick of the best Santa's grottos 2015 the Midlands has to offer...
Christmas Grotto in Stratford upon Avon
Santa takes up residence in Shakespeare's hometown once again this Christmas, in Warwickshire's most magical grotto and everyone will receive a specially commissioned bedtime story to be read together on Christmas Eve.
Where? Magic Alley, 21 Henley Street, Stratford upon Avon.
Breakfast with Santa at Twinlakes Theme Park, Leicestershire
Have a Winter Wonderland day out and visit Santa's grotto at Twinlakes Park - you can even have breakfast with the big guy! Guests are also invited to meet real reindeer, jump on the Polar Express to the North Pole and try out ice-skating.
Where? Melton Spinney Rd, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE14 4SB. Visit: twinlakespark.co.uk
Santa's grotto at Dudley Caverns, Dudley
Visit a grotto with a difference in the underground Dudley Caverns. Children are invited to travel by boat to see Santa, on a magical illuminated journey that truly brings the festive season to life with fun and excitement. It's a dramatically different way to get into the festive spirit. There will be carols, hot drinks, mince pies, seasonal entertainment and, of course, gifts for all the kiddies.
Where? Blowers Green Pumphouse, Peartree Lane, Dudley, DY2 0XP
Santa's Grotto Castleton
Santa will arrive by pony & carriage during the Christmas lights switch on on 15th November and be there every weekend until the big day. Guests can enjoy a magical wander through the Enchanted Garden to Santa's House & Workshop.
Where? Hope Valley, Derbyshire,S33 8WG
Santa's Winter Wonderland at The SnowDome, Staffordshire
For the 11th year running, Santa will be returning with his Winter Wonderland at the SnowDome. Here, he'll be bringing some serious festive run along with his friends, all the reindeers. This will be the ultimate Christmate adventure for the whole family, plus it's indoors so no weather can spoil the Christmas joy!
Where? SnowDome, Leisure Island, River Drive, Tamworth, Staffordshire, B79 7ND
Santa's Grotto at Dudley Zoological Gardens
This visit will guarantee an unique experience for you and your family as it includes a glow in the dark puppet show. This way your visit to Santa will be ten times more fun compared to usual!
Where? Dudley Zoological Gardens, Castle Hill, Dudley, West Midlands, DY1 4QF