Visits to see Santa?

With so many department stores no longer open and uncertainty over what Covid restrictions there will be by December, it is difficult for parents to organise visits to see Santa in December.

However, there are several Christmas and Santa-themed events being offered but they do need to be booked and apparently tickets are going fast for those that are already open for bookings.

Here are a few we know about across the Eastern counties:

Kersey Mill, Suffolk

Open every weekend throughout December until Christmas Eve, there will be Santa’s workshops, where children aged from 3 to 9 can help the elves in the workshop.

Kersey, Ipswich IP7 6DP

Price per child includes one adult £25.00.  Additional adults £12 and you can book here

How about a train ride?  There are several planned in Suffolk and Norfolk

Kentwell Hall, Long Melford, Suffolk

The hall’s Christmas event gives you the opportunity to meet a range of Victorian characters and celebrate a traditional event.

Those under 11 can enjoy a family visit to see the big man himself.

Visitor numbers are limited due to safety.

The event will be held on Saturday, December 4 , Sunday December 5 , Saturday, December 11 and Sunday, December 12.

Tickets for the Christmas event cost £18.50 for children aged 4-11, £25 for those aged 12-15 , £9.50 for those aged 2-3 and £29.50 for adults.

Address: Kentwell Hall, High Street, Long Melford, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 9BA.
Dates: 4th & 5th and 11th & 12th December 2021.
Tickets: Adults – £32.50, Children (12 – 15) – £27.50, (4 – 11) – £20.00, (2 – 3) – £120.00, Under 2 – FREE.

How about a train ride instead?

Mid Suffolk Light Railway, Suffolk

MSLR Santa Specials –If you like the idea of a meeting Santa on a train,

Address: Brockford Station, Wetheringsett, Stowmarket, Suffolk, IP14 5PW.
Dates: TBC.
Tickets: Bookings open on 2nd October 2021.

Bure Valley Railway, Aylsham, Norfolk

Festive Express steam trains this December. Enjoy a 1 hour experience from our Aylsham Station including festive treats, a 30 minute steam train ride and a visit to see Santa in his grotto.

Each child will receive a personalised present from Santa himself.

Address: Aylsham Station, Norwich Rd, Aylsham, Norwich NR11 6BW

When? December 4th,5th,11th,12th,18th,19th,20th,21st,22nd,23rd,24th

How much? £15 per person

To make the day really special why not book a taxi with us to get you there and back in comfort?