Where Can I See Santa In Cornwall 2020?

The build-up to Christmas this year is going to be different, we all know that. Numbers are going to be restricted when going to see Santa in Cornwall in the usual places. But if you book in early hopefully you won’t be disappointed. Last year we went to see Santa’s Grotto at China Fleet in Saltash. It was an incredible experience for the girls and us!

Where Can I See Santa In Cornwall 2020?

*This page will be updated as and when events are released.

Bedruthan Sugar and Spice Grotto

A magical journey like no other!

Your mystical experience will take at least an hour, including plenty of photo opportunities with our festive friends and Father Christmas, a tree decoration to take home with you, time to play in the snow cavern, a visit to Father’s Christmas’s grotto including a gift and plenty of time to explore the wintery woodlands.

2020 dates TBC

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Bedruthan Hotel and Spa. Mawgan Porth, Cornwall, TR8 4BU

Meet Father Christmas, Mother Christmas and the elves at The Eden Project

Every year Father and Mother Christmas and their elves set up camp here at the Eden Project, from late November right up until Christmas Eve.

The Father Christmas Experience

There are letters to sort, presents to deliver, and a very important sleigh to prepare. Father Christmas and Mother Christmas are keen to meet you and your children, so they can help.

Inside the cosy tent you’ll get to see ‘behind the scenes’, including the pigeonholes full of children’s letters and all the stockings laid out ready for the big day.

After settling down for a story beside an open fire, each child can enjoy a special moment with the man in red.

Relaxed Sessions

The Eden Project offers relaxed quieter sessions for children with autism spectrum condition, sensory and communications needs or learning disabilities who may benefit from a more informal experience. See the event page for booking info.

2020 dates TBC

See here for more info.


Eden Project, Bodelva, Cornwall PL24 2SG

Visit Santa’s Grotto at Carnon Downs Garden Centre

Santa’s grotto will be open from Saturday 28th November!

Grotto Opening Times:

Saturdays 10am – 4pm

Sundays 11am – 4pm

See the event page for more info and ticket prices.


Carnon Downs Garden Centre, Quenchwell Road, Carnon Downs, TR3 6LN

Christmas at Lappa Valley

Come and enjoy the wonder and magic of Lappa Valley at Christmas time. Meet Father Christmas in his grotto, where he has a present for every child. Take a nostalgic steam train ride through the wooded valley into Lappa and find lots of festive fun.


5th and 6th December, 12th and 13th December and 19th – 24th December

Click here for ticket info.


Lappa Valley, St Newlyn East, Newquay, TR8 5LX

Festive Fun at Heartlands

Enjoy a Very Hearty Christmas this December at Heartlands!

Dates: TBC


Heartlands, Robinson’s Shaft, Dudnance Lane, Pool, Redruth, TR15 3QY

Santa’s Grotto at Paradise Park

Make your child’s Christmas extra special with a visit to see Santa’s magical grotto!


5th & 6th, 12th & 13th, 18th through to 24th December 2020.

  • For price and timings please check back nearer the time.
  • No need to book, tickets on sale on the day from 10am


Paradise Park is situated on the outskirts of Hayle. Please use the postcode TR27 4HY for your SAT NAV

Meet Santa & His Reindeer at Gwel an Mor

Come along and meet Santa and his real life reindeer during the festive season and make some wonderful family memories

looking back over 2018 - the four of us by santas sleigh with reindeer

These wonderful experiences will take place on selected dates and includes a gift for each child and 1 hour of free soft play in Base Camp before meeting Santa and his reindeer

Dates: Various dates in November and December

Tickets will go on sale soon


Gwel an Mor Luxury Resort. Feadon Lane, Portreath, Cornwall TR16 4PE

Santa by Steam at Bodmin and Wenford Railway

Gather family and friends and join us in December for a journey with the elves to meet Santa in his grotto. Arrive at Bodmin General Station for mince pies and seasonal drinks while carols are played on the platform before you enjoy a one hour return journey on a steam hauled train. During the journey you will meet Santa in his grotto with presents for the children and time for a photo.

For more info please click here.

**This event is now sold out**

All of us in Santa's Grotto at China Fleet, Saltash

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