Santa's Grotto at the London Wetland Centre  

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 16TH DECEMBER 2018

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, Queen Elizabeth Walk, Richmond upon Thames, Barnes, London SW13 9WT
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Sat 8 & Sun 9, Sat 15 & Sun 16 Dec 10am-4pm
 
PRICES
Visit Santa: £8 per child inc goody bag, in addition to regular entry price. Husky and donkey rides FREE with paid admission
 
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Santa's Grotto at the London Wetland CentreAlways a hugely popular outing for west London families at this time of year, Father Christmas will be at WWT London Wetland Centre for two weekends in December. Children can visit the man in red and help the elves make festive decorations or small gifts to take home. Head over to the northern pine forest where Father Christmas will be ready to welcome families in his cosy grotto among the trees, and don't forget to leave time to stroll among the lakes, meadows and ponds of this wonderful 105-acre wildlife oasis in Barnes.

 

About WWT London Wetland Centre

A mosaic of created wetland habitats spread over 43 hectares, developed on the site of a disused Victorian reservoir, forms the site of the London Wetland Centre. Wander around and explore the wetlands, but also make sure you include The Peter Scott Visitor Centre in your trip. More about WWT London Wetland Centre

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NH Kensington Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel
202-220 Cromwell Road, SW5 | 2.1 miles from Santa's Grotto at the London Wetland Centre
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London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel
124 King Street, W6 | 21 minutes from Santa's Grotto at the London Wetland Centre
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373 Lonsdale Road, SW13 | 13 minutes from Santa's Grotto at the London Wetland Centre
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London > Entertainment > Theatres
101 Queen Caroline Street, W6 | 18 minutes from Santa's Grotto at the London Wetland Centre
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101 Queen Caroline Street, W6 | 18 minutes from Santa's Grotto at the London Wetland Centre
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London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
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Rocks Lane Sports Centre, Rocks Lane, SW13 | 5 minutes from Santa's Grotto at the London Wetland Centre
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The Farmyard
London > Shopping > Children's Gifts and Toys
63 Barnes High Street, SW13 | 12 minutes from Santa's Grotto at the London Wetland Centre
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Bishops Park Tennis Centre, Bishops Avenue, SW6 | 16 minutes from Santa's Grotto at the London Wetland Centre
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169 Church Road, SW13 | 4 minutes from Santa's Grotto at the London Wetland Centre
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Sonny's
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
94 Church Road, Barnes, SW13 | 5 minutes from Santa's Grotto at the London Wetland Centre
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56 barnes high street, SW13 | 12 minutes from Santa's Grotto at the London Wetland Centre
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The Sun Inn
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7 Church Road, SW13 | 10 minutes from Santa's Grotto at the London Wetland Centre
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The Crabtree Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
Rainville Road, Fulham, W6 | 13 minutes from Santa's Grotto at the London Wetland Centre
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12 Putney High Street, SW15 | 24 minutes from Santa's Grotto at the London Wetland Centre
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18 Devonshire Road, W4 | 26 minutes from Santa's Grotto at the London Wetland Centre
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Burlington Lane, Chiswick House Grounds, Chiswick, W4 | 21 minutes from Santa's Grotto at the London Wetland Centre
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High Road House
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162 Chiswick High Road, Chiswick, W4 | 26 minutes from Santa's Grotto at the London Wetland Centre
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Olympia London
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Hammersmith Road, Kensington, London W14 | 33 minutes from Santa's Grotto at the London Wetland Centre
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Alternate names and popular misspellings for Santa's Grotto at the London Wetland Centre

Santa's Grotto at the London Wetland Centre, Santa's Groto at the London Wetland Centre, Santas Grotto at the London Wetland Centre
 
 

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