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Christmas is fast approaching and you may be looking for somewhere to take the kids to see Father Christmas. We’re very lucky here in West Berkshire as Santa Claus is visiting lots of places in and around the area! We’ve compiled a list of these places below. If you know of anywhere that we’ve missed please get in touch and we will add it to the list.

We would advise checking that all details are correct and up to date before going along to an event that is listed below.

You may also be interested in our list of Christmas Markets, Fairs & Events.

17th November – 24th December Santa’s Grotto at Millets Farm, Kingston Road, Frilford, Nr Abingdon, OX13 5HB. A 45 minute experience, tickets are £14.99 for children over 12 months, £6.50 for babies from birth to 12 months and £4.99 for adults.

24th November – 24th December Magical Christmas at Finkley Down Farm, Andover, SP11 6NF, prices vary by date. See the website for more information.

25th November – 24th December Magical Christmas Experience at 4 Kingdoms Adventure Park, Newbury Road, Headley, RG19 8JY. A 2 hour Christmas experience, tickets start from £20.95 for children over 1 year and £12.50 for adults.

8th– 23rd December Christmas on the Farm & Santa’s Grotto at Bucklebury Farm Park, Pease Hill, Bucklebury, Reading, RG7 6RR. Santa will be in his grotto every Friday-Monday at Bucklebury Farm until 23rd December. There is also a ‘Magic of Christmas’ weekend on 22nd-23rd December and tickets are £20 per child.

1st – 24th December Breakfast or Tea with Father Christmas at Wyvale Garden Centre, Bath Road, Thatcham, RG18 3AN. Prices start from £5 for adults and £8.50 for children.

8th and 9thDecember A Morning with Father Christmas at Cobbs Play Barn, Bath Road, Hungerford, RG17 0SP. Children will be able to see Father Christmas in his grotto, have a play in the Play Barn and enjoy a meal or snack! Tickets start from £9.95 for children and £4.95 for adults.

Cobbs Play Barn is a WestBerkshireMums partner business! See our membership page for details of its offer and to apply for your FREE WestBerkshireMums Family card. Read our article about Cobbs Play Barn here.

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8th– 9th December 11am-4.30pm Father Christmas at the Kennet Centre, Newbury, RG14 5EN. A free grotto, all children under 10 will receive a free gift and there will also be free face painting available. Father Christmas will arrive in a parade on the 9th December; the parade starts at 10am and will go through Newbury town centre.

15th-23rd December 10am, 12pm & 2pm (departure times may vary by date) Santa Boat Trips on the Jubilee Narrowboat, The Wharf, Newbury, RG14 5AU. Tickets cost £9, all children receive a present from Santa and all adults receive a mince pie and a drink.

15th-24th December 11am, 1pm & 3pm (departure times may vary by date) Santa Boat Trips on the Rose of Hungerford, Canal Walk, Hungerford, RG17 0EQ. £8 a ticket, all children receive a present from Santa and all adults receive a mince pie and a drink.

1st  & 2nd December, 8th & 9th December, 15th & 16th December and 21st-23rd December Santa’s Grotto & Christmas Activities at Roves Farm, Sevenhampton, Swindon, SN6 7GQ. Prices vary depending on date on visit and children’s ages.

1st & 2nd December, 8th & 9th December and 15th – 23rd December Christmas at Legoland, Winkfield Road, Windsor, SL4 4AY. £36 per person (£26 for annual pass holders).

1st & 2nd & 14th– 23rd December 10.30am-4.30pm Santa’s Grotto at Parkway Shopping Centre, Newbury, RG14 1AY. A free Santa’s Grotto that can be found next to Marks & Spencer at Parkway Shopping Centre.

1st-2nd, 8th-9th, 15th-116th and 21st – 22nd December Day Out with Thomas and Meet Father Christmas at Didcot Railway Centre, Didcot, OX11 7NJ. £16 per adult (adults aged 60 and above are £15) and £16 per child.

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