Stories with Santa artworkFor a magical day out, come and meet Santa at Wisley this festive season. Join us for a classic Christmas tale, have a sing-along and a story with the man himself and receive a small gift. On selected dates you can also decorate delicious gingerbread to take home.

You can book online right up to the day before, plus there are sometimes spaces on the day or cancellations - for bookings on the day, you can buy a ticket from the Plant Centre.
 

Mr and Mrs Claus at WisleyChristmas stories and songs with Santa 

Selected dates from 29 November 2017

For something special, why not book onto a Christmas story with Santa and Mrs Claus.

Join us for a classic Christmas tale, have a sing-along and a story with the man himself, and if you have been very good, receive a small gift.

Sessions last approximately half an hour and there will be an opportunity for photos. 

Christmas stories with Santa times and prices

 
Dates Times (for all dates) Prices
  • Wednesday 29 November - Friday 1 December
  • Wednesday 6 - Friday 8 December
  • Wednesday 13 - Friday 15 December
11am
11.45am
12.30pm
1.45pm
2.30pm
3.15pm
4.15pm
5pm
5.45pm
  • Child ticket with free adult £12
  • Additional adult £2
(up to 2 adults with each child due to limited grotto space)

   

Book a Christmas story with Santa  
 

Booking information

  • Any child under 5 years will still need to purchase a session ticket. 
  • All children wishing to receive a present from Santa will need a valid ticket (including children under the age of one). Please ensure you fill in the details on the booking for child’s first name, age, gender and first letter of surname to ensure Santa can give an appropriate gift.
  • Sessions take place in the Wisley Plant Centre, which is outside the garden, and session tickets do not include garden entry.  

Decorate gingerbread and stories and songs with Santa 

Girl holding gingerbread manSelected dates from Saturday 2 December

For something extra special, why not book onto a Christmas story with Santa and Mrs Claus, followed by a gingerbread decorating workshop and making Christmas craft.

Join us for a classic Christmas tale, have a sing-along and a story with the man himself and if you have been very good receive a small gift.

Sessions last approximately one hour and there will be an opportunity for photos.

Sessions include: 

  • Visit Santa and Mrs Claus for stories and songs
  • Follow our Christmas elf to decorate a Christmas gingerbread
  • Make a Christmas decoration
     

Gingerbread and stories times and prices

 
Dates Times (for all dates) 1 hr 15 min sessions Prices
  • Saturday 2 December
  • Saturday 9 December
  • Saturday 16 December
  • Tuesday 19 December - Saturday 23 December
8 sessions:

10.15 - 11.30am
11am - 12.15pm
11.45am - 1pm
12.30 - 1.45pm
2 - 3.15pm
2.45 - 4pm
3.30 - 4.45pm
4.15 - 5.30pm
5 - 6.15pm
  • Child ticket with free adult - Member £16
  • Additional adult member £2
  • Child ticket with free Adult - non-member £30 (includes garden entry)
Sunday 3 December

Sunday 10 December

Sunday 17 December
Due to Sunday trading, Sunday sessions start slightly later and finish slightly earlier. 7 sessions
 
10.30 - 11.45am
11.15am - 12.30pm
Noon - 1.15pm
12.45 - 2pm
2 - 3.15pm
2.45 - 4pm
3.30 - 4.45pm
4.15 - 5.30pm
  • Child ticket with free adult - Member £16
  • Additional adult member £2
  • Child ticket with free Adult - non-member £30 (includes garden entry)
 

Book Gingerbread decorating and Christmas story  


Booking information

  • Any child under 5 years will still need to purchase a ticket (but not garden entry). 
  • All children wishing to receive a present from Santa will need a valid ticket (including children under the age of one).
  • RHS members will need to produce a valid membership card upon arriving at the Santa grotto. 
  • Garden entrance opens 10am weekdays and 9am weekends.
 

Christmas Glow illuminations at WisleyMore festive fun at Wisley

There's so much to enjoy at Wisley this festive season, including the return of our magical Christmas Glow illuminations from 1 December – 3 January.
 

More details coming soon!

 

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