1 Dec 2018 – 24 Dec 2018

Santa is coming to the zoo

Santa is coming to the zoo

Father Christmas and his helpers are coming to the zoo.

Children can play on the swings and slides while they wait to see the man in red. Once they've told him what they'd like for Christmas they can head out to see the animals!

Santa will be here on the following dates: 

  • Sat 1st Dec   
  • Sun 2nd Dec 
  • Sat 8th Dec
  • Sun 9th Dec
  • Friday 14th ..... through to and including 24th Dec 

On Christmas Eve Santa will finish at 3.00pm to give him time to prepare for his present deliveries!

The visit includes:

  • Sticker
  • Small gift
  • Christmas treat


Usual child entrance fee £7.50 + £6.50  Total: £14.00.

NB Minimum of one adult entry ticket must also be purchased.

(Season ticket holders special rate £5.50)

Plan the day and time to come and see the man in red!

Tickets will be available to book in advance online from 29th October.

You can purchase tickets here - Buy Santa's Grotto tickets

You may be able to buy tickets upon entry to the zoo on the day but this is subject to availability.

Please note: Accompanying adults & siblings must pay the usual zoo entrance fee.