From Santa’s hidden woodland to breakfast – here are the nine places your kids can meet Santa this year

He’s checked his list, he’s checked it twice – but will your child be there to greet him in one of his festive Grotto’s this year?

Saturday, 16th November 2019, 8:00 am
Take your children to visit Santa Claus this Christmas at one of his magical Grotto's

If you want to know all the places you can take your children to see Santa Claus this Christmas then keep reading:

Christmas Party at St Hilda's Church

When: December 19

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Children get to spend one-on-one time with Santa at his Christmas Winter Woodland.

Time: 4pm to 6pm

Tickets: £12 per child and booking is essential.

Elves workshop and Santa's Grotto at St Hilda’s Pit Head

When: December 14

Santa, sleigh and reindeer displays at St Hilda's Church Gardens.

Time: 11am – 1pm

Tickets: £15 per child and booking is essential.

Santa Claus at Jingle Bell Square at South Shields Museum and Art Gallery

When: Every Saturday from, November 30 to December 21

Time: Times vary.

Tickets: £6.50 per child and booking is essential.

More information: Children will receive a gift and suitable age range is for kids one to 12 years old.

Breakfast with Santa at Masons Gin Bar and Bistro

When: December 15

Time: 10am to 12pm

Tickets: £12 per child and children under the age of one go free.

Dinner with Santa at PRIMA South Shields at The Simonside Arms

When: December 15

Time: 4pm

Tickets: £20 per child and £23.50 per adult

Christmas Fayre at Horsley Hill Children's Centre

When: November 27

Time: 3.30pm to 5pm

Tickets: Free

Santa's Winter Woodland at West Boldon Lodge

When: November 30, December 1, December 7, December 8, December 14, December 15, December 21, December 22 and December 23

Time: 9.30am to 5pm

Tickets: £13 per adults and £15.50 per child and booking is essential.

More information: Journey through Elf School, the Enchanted Forest and the Elves' Workshop as you make your way to Santa’s Grotto.

When: December 1, December 8, December 15 and December 21

Time: 12pm to 6.30pm

Tickets: £12 per child and booking is essential.

More information: Post your letter to Santa then meet him in his hidden grotto and receive a special gift.

When: December 8, December 15 and December 22

Time: 12pm to 3pm

Tickets: £19.50 per adult and £10.50 per child and

More information: Three course festive lunch with a visit from Santa.