The Big Birkacre Christmas Turn On!

Wednesday 16th October from 5.30-8pm

Celebrate the launch of our Christmas season with us and be the first to see our magical Christmas displays. With complimentary Christmas snacks on arrival, exclusive offers and amazing festive tasting stalls, this really is an evening not to miss!

Santas magical adventure at Birkacre

Visit Santa at Birkacre for an experience you will never forget!

Nestled within our winter wonderland is the entrance to Santas Grotto. Enter through the gates to begin a voyage filled with wonder and magic.

Obviously all visitors to Santas grotto will need to be on the good list, so all visitors must first report to the elf in charge of security. If your name is on the good list, the elves will print you your very own Grotto pass to take home as a keepsake!

Once you have got your pass, you are all set to visit the main man in his beautiful wood cabin! Here, you will meet santa and his head elf, have a professional photograph taken and receive your Christmas gift!

Whats included

  • A guided voyage through Santa's Christmas Grotto
  • Personalised grotto pass to take home as a keepsake
  • A visit to Santa's Grotto including present for each child

Please note there is a maximum of 6 children per booking. Please also note that our VR sleigh ride is now available as a separate attraction

To book, please click on the book now button on the right of the page

Late Night Openings

From Wednesday 1st November

Experience the magic of Birkacre’s Christmas displays at night with our late night openings every Wednesday and Thursday till 8.00pm, starting with our Special Opening Event on 20th October and then from Wednesday 3rd November. Why not combine your shop with a leisurely dinner at our renowned restaurant (open till 7.00 pm) from Wednesday 1st November.

Catch The Post to Santa!

Catch the post to Santa at Birkacre Post a letter and receive a reply from Santa free of charge (to be collected in store). Runs throughout the festive period. Look out for our new talking postbox!

The Birkacre Winter Village

Opens 19th October-

Open hours

Weekends 10am- 4.30pm

Wednesday/ Thursday Evenings from 3pm (November and December only)

This year we welcome back our Winter Village, a hive of activity simply buzzing with festive excitement. At our winter village you will find:

Birkacre Christmas Cabin-Take a break from your Christmas shopping to visit our Christmas market stall. Including pilsners served in steins, giant bratwurst and mulled wine!

Santa's Grotto!

Santas Sleigh VR ride Take a magical 4D trip around the globe on Santa's Sleigh.  £4.50 per ticket available to purchase on the day. 

Santas sleigh and reindeers

The Pizza Cabin- serving fresh pizzas every weekend