Where to see Father Christmas in GuildfordPublished:
This year Christmas is looking a little different, however the Big Man is still coming to Guildford. We've searched high and low for all of the places that he will be making an appearance. A lot of places are now booked up but there are still a few places you can go to meet him, plus a few online options.
Have a read of our guide of where you can see Father Christmas in and around Guildford this year.
Hans Christmas Anderson **No neeed to book**
Where: Santa Fir Christmas Tree Farm, Guildford Road, Shamley Green GU5 0SQ
When: Weekends in December
Father Christmas is planning to be at the farm on the weekends in December, see here for times. Visits will be outdoors and we have relocated the his grotto to accommodate a socially distanced queue. We have sanitizing stations in the queue for customers to use. There is no need to book. But we recommend coming early to reduce waiting time.
Gym Jams **SOLD OUT**
Where: Normandy Village Hall, Follow signs to Manor Fruit Farm, Glaziers Lane, Normandy, Guildford GU3 2DT
When: Wednesday 16 December, Thursday 17 December, Friday 18 December, Saturday 19 December 2020
Cost: Under 1 year – £8, 1 year to 3 years – £9, Siblings 3-9 months – £3, All Adults £3
Gym Jams will be running special Christmas sessions where there will be a chance to meet Father Crhistmas, and there will be a present from Santa for each child. Maximum of 4 adults per family. Strictly pre-booking only
Chessington World of Adventures **TICKETS AVAILABLE**
Where: Leatherhead Road, Chessington KT9 2NE
When: 5th December - 4th January
Cost: Tickets from £20 - booking essential
Visitors will be able to enjoy a selection of rides, see animals at the Chessington Zoo and Sea Life Centre and of course meet Father Christmas in his enchanting grotto.
Godstone Farm, **LAST TICKETS AVAILABLE**
Where: Godstone Farm, Tilburstow Hill Road, Godstone, RH9 8LX
When: Selected dates in December
Cost: Prices vary and included a farm entry ticket. BOOKING ESSENTIAL
Father Christmas visits are available on selected dates in December. Your tickets give you access to the farm for the whole day, with Playbarn slots (subject to availability) being allocated on the day of your visit.
Bocketts Farm, Leatherhead **SOLD OUT**
Where: Bocketts Farm Park, Young Street, Fetcham, Leatherhead KT22 9BS
When: 22nd November - 24th December, check opening times on website
Cost: Prices vary and included in a farm entry ticket. BOOKING ESSENTIAL
Hop aboard the Santa express and travel in style to the magical workshop. Meet Father Christmas himself and receive a special golden coin to spend in his very own toy shop!
Painshill Park **SOLD OUT**
Where: Painshill, Portsmouth Road, Cobham KT11 1JE
When: Sun 1st – Sun 22nd December, 10.30am – 6pm
Cost: Infant or child 0-15 (includes present) £18.50, Adult £10, Infant 0-1 or child 12-15 (no present) £10
Join Painshill for a completely unique festive experience this Christmas. Take a magical train trip to see Santa in an incredible Grade 1 listed Crystal Grotto. Meet Santa in your family group and take in the sparkling crystal covered cave. Every child can get a present from Santa and his elves.
Santa The Experience
Embark on a magical Elf-guided journey to the North Pole and enjoy a live video chat with Santa. The experience is guided by Elf Pickles, Dimples, Bazzle and Tinsel. Prices start from £26.
Santa's Calling You
Set up a private video call with the man himself. There's also the chance to meet Mrs Claus, an elf and even a 'Santa Story Time' option. The 10 minute calls start at £24.99 and the price depends on when you want the call to be.
Santa Comes to Tea
Santa is joining you for stories, songs, magical personal shout-outs - all LIVE in your living room. Each session is 40 minutes and costs £12.99.
Santa's Grotto Live
With a fully personalised video call, coupled with a beautifully designed Grotto, different packages are available starting at £20 for a 10 minute call.