Best Santa’s Grottos In London To Visit This Christmas

Best Santa’s Grottos In London To Visit This Christmas

  1. Hackney Christmas Market

The nights have drawn in and the temperatures are dropping so it’s time to don your big coat, fill up on festive treats and warm yourself through with some wintery brews at the Hackney Christmas Market. This famously conscious and cultured coming together of festive fun takes place at Bohemia Place Market in Hackney on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from Saturday November 26.

2 Winter Wonderland

Santaland, where all days are merry and bright, hosts the magical Santa’s Grotto once again at Winter Wonderland, plus countless food and drink options for all the family. New this year, Santaland is offering a special family value package which lets visitors enjoy four Santaland rides for just a tenner.

The year also sees the return of the UK’s largest open-air ice rink, Zippo’s Christmas Circus, Bar Ice and ice sculpting workshops too. You’re spoiled for choice at this fantastic addition to our Santa’s grottos in London roundup!

📍 You’ll find Winter Wonderland at Hyde Park, W2 2UH.

3) Hamleys, Regent St

Ho, Ho, Ho, Merry Christmas! Now this place needs no introduction. A haven for kids both small and large at any time of year given the plethora of toys on offer to purchase, it’s now got even more magical to the in-house Santa’s grotto. Enchanted elves will be on hand to make your time with Jolly St Nick even more special, and there’s even a gift waiting for you during you visit. For something even more magical, make your way to the iconic Ritz Hotel for another Hamleys-infused grotto – ’tis the season for magic after all.

📍 You’ll find Santa’s Grotto on the third floor of Hamleys Regent Street, London, W1B 5BT.


4) Alexandra Palace

Santa Claus is swapping the North Pole for North London this year as he sets up camp in the East Court this December at one of the best Santa’s grottos in London.

Little ones are treated to a meeting with Santa, a small pressie, plus the opportunity to have their photo taken with Santa in his festive grotto. Sounds like the Christmas cheer we all need.

📍 You’ll find Santa’s Grotto at Alexandra Palace, Alexandra Palace Way, N22 7AY.