Here are our picks of the best Santa's grottos 2016 in Scotland...
Santa Land, East Princes Street Gardens
Santa land features Santa’s Grotto, a Christmas Tree Maze, the Santa Train, a
children’s market and family-friendly rides.
When? 18th November-7th January
Where? Princes Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2HG
There’s an open air ice rink, traditional Christmas storytelling in a fully heated, all seated theatre, live reindeer and a meet-and- greet with Santa in Scotland’s largest grotto. In the grotto there are also animated Christmas scenes including Santa’s Workshop and the Snow Queen and her pixies. Kids will receive a special gift from Santa.
When? 18th-20th November, 25th-27th November, 2nd,9th,16th of December.
Where? M&Ds Scotland’s Theme Park, Strathclyde Country Park, Motherwell, Scotland, ML1 3RT
Christmas fair at Bowhill, Selkirk
Bowhill House will be hosting a whole day of festive fun, starting with a charity Santa jog with other entertainment such as a Christmas craft table and of course a Santa's grotto.
Where? Bowhill House, Selkirk TD7 5ET
Mrs Claus at Pollok House
Go join Mrs Claus to celebrate all the festivity! She might even share some of Santa's secret if you're on the 'nice list'! Bring the family along to enjoy a truly magical Christmas.
When? 3rd-24th December
Where? Pollok House, Glasgow, Glasgow City, G43 1AT
Christmas experience at New Lanark Visitor Centre
New Lanark's Christmas experience is back and promising to be more magical than ever. There's plenty for you and your family to do, from visiting Santa in his Winter Wonderland Grotto to taking part in a range of Christmas activities.
When? Weekends from 26th November-18th December and 23rd, 24th December
Where? New Lanark Road, Lanark, South Lanarkshire, ML11 9DB
Santa's Magical Journey at Thursford
Thusford promises to give your children a class day they'll never forget. During your exciting journey, your children will be able to experience the wonders of a Winter wonderland, taking you past penguins and polar bears to seeing busy elves at work in the toy factory. Thursford is determined to give your children the best experience they could imagine, just like the first time you visited Santa yourself.
When? 26th-27th November, 3rd-4th , 10th-11th , 17th-23rd December
Where? Thursford Collection, Thursfrd, Fakenham, Norfolk, NR21 0AS
Christmas Activities at Blair Castle, Blair Atholl
Experience the Christmas Castle, decorated as it was in the Victorian era. Enjoy a break from Christmas shopping with a 3-course Christmas Sunday lunch next to the roaring fire in the historic ballroom and finish off your visit with a trip to Santa's magical woodland grotto in the castle grounds. Santa might even have a little play of the bagpipes, if you're lucky!
When? 11th-19th December
Where? Blair Castle, Blair Atholl PH18 5TL