Meeting Santa Claus face to face makes the Christmas experience magical for kids.
Here is a list of main grottos in and around Bristol you can take your child to.
Bitton – Avon Valley Railway
Enjoy an hour long steam train ride from Bitton Station through Avon valley with Father Christmas.
Sessions will run from this weekend till Christmas Eve. It costs £11 for adults and children.
Santa’s Grotto at Bristol Zoo
When they enter a winter wonderland inspired by the enchanted world of Narnia, kids will experience Christmas Grotto.
There will also be arts and crafts.
Sail With Santa on a Bristol Ferry
Kids will spend time with Santa and elves while sailing along the city’s floating harbour. They’ll also get a personalised gift.
Tickets cost £13 each and will be available till Christmas Eve.
Father Christmas at Quaker’s Friars
While going out shopping, take your child to see Father Christmas. This is an easy option to take without postponing your other activities.
Tea party with Santa at Avon Valley
Elves will entertain the kids before a tea party with Santa. Afterwards, Santa will tell the children stories.
Winter Wonderland, The Mall, Cribbs Causeway
Kids get to see Santa while having a 3D experience through the North Pole. Sessions take place daily, 10am to 8pm. Tickets cost £7.50.
Santa at Weston’s Grand Pier
Families can meet Father Christmas at the end of their day out.
The grotto will be at the head of the famous pier.