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Meet Santa, from 21 Nov 2015


Santa's Grotto

Santa's Grotto


Howletts Wild Animal Park

01227 723914


Bekesbourne Road,

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 28 - Sun 29 Nov Santa's Grotto
Wed 2 Dec Santa's Grotto
Sat 5 - Sun 6 Dec Santa's Grotto
Wed 9 Dec Santa's Grotto
Sat 12 - Sun 13 Dec Santa's Grotto
Wed 16 Dec Santa's Grotto


Meet Santa in his enchanted grotto at weekends from 21st November 2015.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsPushchairs availableRegional Tourist Board MemberWheelchairs availableAccepts groups

Children welcome

Please telephone in advance for pushchairs.

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 28 - Sun 29 Nov 2015 09:30 to 15:00
Wed 2 Dec 2015 09:30 to 15:00
Sat 5 - Sun 6 Dec 2015 09:30 to 15:00
Wed 9 Dec 2015 09:30 to 15:00
Sat 12 - Sun 13 Dec 2015 09:30 to 15:00
Wed 16 Dec 2015 09:30 to 15:00
Sat 19 - Sun 20 Dec 2015 09:30 to 15:00
Mon 21 - Wed 23 Dec 2015 09:30 to 15:00


Entry to the grotto is £6 per child, including a special gift and free admission into the grotto for accompanying adults. A valid Passport ticket or Howletts day entry ticket is also required. Souvenir photographs can be purchased for only £5.

Book your tickets early by contacting or 01227 723914 or buy them online.



See location of Howletts Wild Animal Park on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TR 196567  Lat: 51.26741 Long: 1.14693

Howletts is located at Bekesbourne and is signposted 'Bridge exit' off the A2, three miles south of Canterbury in Kent. Free parking available.

Jump aboard the brand new bus service from Canterbury to Howletts. Operating on Saturdays and during school holidays until September 2014. Also get 2FOR1 single visit entry when you travel by bus.* To download a voucher and for bus info, visit;

*Terms and conditions apply

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Bekesbourne station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Pushchairs availablePushchairs available
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome

Please telephone in advance for pushchairs.

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