Santa’s grottos 2018: Scotland

Here are our pick of the best Santa’s grottos 2018 in Scotland…

Santa Land, East Princes Street Gardens
Santa land features Santa’s Grotto, the Santa Train, and family-friendly rides including the Race-a-Rama, Carousel, Helter Skelter, Ice Wall, Reindeer Ride, Crazy Cars and a Rollercoaster!
When? 2018 dates TBC
Where? Princes Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2HG
Visit edinburghschristmas.com

M&D’s Theme Park

There’s an open air ice rink, traditional Christmas storytelling with Elfie & Kevin, live reindeer and a meet-and-greet with the big guy himself in Santa’s Workshop and Woodland Fairy scene. 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-19th November, 25th November-24th December.
Where? M&Ds Scotland’s Theme Park, Strathclyde Country Park, Motherwell, Scotland, ML1 3RT
Visit scotlandsthemepark.com

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? Dates TBC
Where? Pollok House, Glasgow, Glasgow City, G43 1AT
Visit: nts.org.uk

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? 2nd & 3rd, 9th & 10th, 16th & 17th, 22nd, 23rd & 24th December
Where? New Lanark Road, Lanark, South Lanarkshire, ML11 9DB
Visit: newlanark.org

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? 25th-26th November, 2nd, 3rd, 9th,10th & 16th – 23rd December.
Where? Thursford Collection, Thursfrd, Fakenham, Norfolk, NR21 0AS
Visit: thursford.com

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? Dates TBC
Where? Blair Castle, Blair Atholl PH18 5TL
Visit: blair-castle.co.uk

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