Where To See Father Christmas In Chester 2021

It may still seem like Christmas is a while off but people are already booking their favourite festive events, like Winter Wonderland. I have even been told that some Christmas venues are already fully booked, so if you do have some places in mind you may wish to get in touch with them sooner rather than later to bag your tickets. If, however, you are still looking for places where you can take your little ones to see Father Christmas in Chester in 2021 then below is a list of places where you can book now and where, at the time of writing, they still had tickets left.

Please note – We will be updating this list as we go so make sure you keep popping back to see if we have found any more wonderful places where you can spend time with Father Christmas in Chester this year.


Chester Zoo

Chester Zoo is famous for it’s Christmas Lantern walks. It gives visitors the opportunity to see the Zoo like never before, all lit up and magical at night. You will get to walk through various magical wonderlands all with different themes and  hopefully spot an animal or two as well.

When Friday 12 November –  Thursday 23 December

Where Chester Zoo, Chester CH2 1EU

Price Children from £11, adults from £13.


Grosvenor Shopping Centre

The Grosvenor shopping centre in Chester is creating an enchanted grotto where your child can meet the elves, Santa and also receive a gift from Father Christmas

When 26th November – 24th December
Where Grosvenor shopping centre
Price £10 per child and £5 per accompanying adult.

Hayracks Farm

Hayracks Farm is a lovely little farm just outside of Chester. Here you and your children can not only meet Santa but also have fun in the grotto, meet the elves, making crafts and feeding the animals. Each session last 3 hours.

When Weekends 4th-5th, 11th-12th, 18th-29th December and weekdays 20th-24th December 2021

Where Hayracks Farm Thornton-le-Moors, CH2 4HU

Price  Child £16.95, Adults £5.00



The Cheshire Ice Cream Farm are hosting a magical drive through Christmas experience where you and your little ones can try and find all the elves and complete a fun filled activity pack.  At the end of trail you will get to meet Santa in his grotto.


They are also offering Christmas workshops where children can do crafts, breakfast with Santa and tea with Mrs Claus. However be warned the website does not make it easy to book!

When November – December

Where The Ice cream farm Drumlin Hall, Newton Ln, Tattenhall,  Cheshire, Chester CH3 9NE

Price £10 per child which includes the festive activity pack, a Christmas mug filled with their favourite ice cream AND a gift from Santa.



Visit Father Christmas and his elf helpers at the Tatton Park Farm and enjoy a live nativity, entertainment and crafts for kids to take home!

When From November 27 to December 21

Where Tatton Park Tatton Park, Knutsford WA16 6SG

Price £8 per child and includes farm entry and a gift

£8 per adult and includes farm entry


Toby Carvery

You can have breakfast with Santa at your local Toby Carvey.

When 11th-12th, 18th-19th and 20th-24th December from 9:30am

Where Check your local Toby Carvery

Price £6.99 per child includes meeting Father Christmas and a cooked breakfast.


Do let us know if you are aware of anywhere else you can see Father Christmas in Chester and we will add it to our list.

If you are looking for inspiration for your Christmas shopping then check out our below guides

Christmas gifts for the under two’s

Christmas gifts for the under 10’s

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