Santa and Christmas Event

To Book Online

Booking online is advisable during busy times to avoid disappointment, but you can pay on arrival if you wish.

From: £12.00 per person to visit Santa

Please note the above price also includes access to see the reindeer.

*An adult must accompany children when visiting Santa.

It costs only £9.00 to meet our reindeer . All under 1 year old free, and one up to 3 yrs old free per paying adult.

And for only £3 more the children can visit Santa in his Grotto ! *

(*up to two accompanying adults free in the Grotto, extra adults may book, all children under 1 year free. Santa’s Grotto open certain dates, – please check in booking section).

All children visiting Santa will receive a gift.


Visiting Times

We will be opening our gates from 23rd November 2019 up to and including 24th December 2019 from 10:00 – 18:00 daily^ for the public to come and visit our reindeer herd and Christmas shop, and see Santa*

^Sunday closing at 4pm.
(Closed/private parties Mondays.*Santa’s Grotto certain days, – see bookings page for details).

Opening times are from 10am – 6pm, Tuesday to Saturday inclusive. Sundays closing at 4pm.

We open again on the 27th December 2019 up to and including the 30th December 2019, but Santa will be away on holiday after Christmas.

  • Visits to Santa last roughly 5 minutes.
  • Santa will require a one hour lunch break from 12pm to 1pm each day.
  • Children under 1 year old visit for free.
  • All Children who visit Santa will receive a gift.


Please bring strong and sturdy shoes, boots or wellingtons when visiting our Cotswold Reindeer Herd site in Ampney Crucis.


Pictures with Santa

We offer professional photography for you and your family at £7.50 per photo, or £12 for two, presented in a tastefully embossed frame, so you can keep the memory forever.


Opening Times

(Closed Mondays, except 23rd. Dec).

Saturday 23rd November – Saturday 14th December ^ 10am – 6pm*
Sunday 15th 10am – 4pm
Monday 16th Closed
Tuesday 17th 10am – 6pm
Wednesday 18th 10am – 6pm
Thursday 19th 10am – 6pm
Friday 20th 10am – 6pm
Saturday 21st 10am – 6pm
Sunday 22nd 10am – 4pm
Monday 23rd 10am – 6pm
Tuesday 24th 10am – 6pm
Wednesday 25th Closed
Thursday 26th Closed
Friday 27th 10am – 6pm
Saturday 28th 10am – 6pm
Sunday 29th 10am – 4pm
Monday 30th 10am – 6pm
Tuesday 31st 10am – 6pm

* Opening days are from Tuesday to Saturday, Sundays close at 4pm.

^Closed every Monday, except 23rd Dec.

† Santa is on holiday during these days, however you can still come and visit our Reindeer.


Visit our Reindeer

Visiting the reindeer is included in the cost to visit Santa. Or for £9.00 per person (over 1 year old) see the reindeer and not visit Santa. Also one up to 3 years old child free per paying adult too! There is no need to book if you just want to come and see the reindeer, just turn up and pay on the day.


Visit our Reindeer

Visitors can pay just to see the reindeer, or included in the price per person to see Santa is access to  our magical Santa’s trail, and  to go and visit our reindeer.

During your visit, we have hot drinks and snacks and reindeer treats available in our shop.
You can also check out our growing range of Christmas gifts, including our unique handcrafted reindeer antler jewellery from our very own reindeer antlers. You won’t find anything like it anywhere!


Check out our Christmas Trees

At our Cotswold Reindeer Herd site in Ampney Crucis we have our large stock of fresh cut trees, set out in our marquees and large viewing area. Bring the family to pick the one that’s just right for you.


Strong and sturdy shoes, boots or wellingtons are advised when visiting our Cotswold Reindeer Herd site in Ampney Crucis. No smoking or vaping on our site.


reindeer in barn