Where to see Santa in Peterborough 2016

I think it is safe to say that Christmas is Santa’s most busiest time of year. Here is a handy guide of where you can go to find Santa over the festive holidays!

If you know anywhere that is not included please let me know and I will add it to the list.

Where is Santa?

Nene Valley Railway Santa special – 26th November to 24th December – Booking is essential- Prices vary – Visit Santa in his log cabin at Wansford and receive your gift. Then enjoy a 50 minute train ride to Peterborough and back. Enjoy a drink and snack on the train and the opportunity to see Santa again.

Notcutts Garden Centre – 20th November to 21st December (weekends only except Wed 21st) -Booking is essential – £7.50 per child – Visit Santa in his winter wonderland and receive a gift.

Sacrewell Farm – 3rd November to 24th December – Booking is essential – children £11 Adults £7 -includes all day entry to the farm, festive activities and a visit to Santa including gift.

QD @ Orton Centre – Starting from 19th November you can visit Santa every Saturday and Sunday through November to Dec – £4.99 per child

Dobbies Garden Centre – 26th November to24th December – Booking is essential – £6.99 per child (or upgrade to a Lego branded gift for £10.99) – Visit Santa in his grotto and receive a gift.


Van Hage Garden Centre – 3rd December to 24th December -Booking available – £5 per child includes visit to Santa and a gift. Option to purchase photos.

Queensgate shopping centre – 19th November to 24th December – £5 per child with the option to purchase photos. Visit his grotto and see his elves to receive a gift. There is also the option to purchase photos too.


Christmas @ Queensgate Santa

Baytree Garden Centre Spalding – 5th November to 24th December -To visit his grotto, receive a present and a tree £9.50, Accompanying children and adults £1.50. Enjoy a walk around the Winter wonderland and a special visit to his grotto. After a trip to Santa be sure to say hello to his Reindeers. Receive a gift and a real tree. Weekends in December can be really busy and queues can be up to 2 hours long. Option to purchase photos too.

Wyevale Garden Centre Huntingdon and Crowland – 13th November to 24th December – Booking available – £10 per child includes a visit to his grotto and a gift. Children can also plant a Christmas tree seed into a pot. By magic it will grow into a real mini Christmas tree by the end of the visit.


*Please check availability before you set off to see Santa*




  1. gary cook
    November 27, 2016 / 12:49 pm

    can I add our event Xmas fayre at Orton Centre Sat Dec 1oth starts 1.30pm with a Santa parade till 6 pm lights switch on 4pm
    over 30 stalls and displays also Elsa N anna ,Minions, fireman sam

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