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Santa's coming to Slimbridge 2020

Date: Sat 12 December - Tue 22 December

12, 13, 19, 20, 21, 22 December

Celebrate Christmas this year by treating your loved ones to a delicious meal at Slimbridge. You’ll get to meet Santa and his elves over a tasty breakfast or indulgent afternoon tea and even get to receive a gift from the man himself, all while enjoying the fantastic backdrop of our colourful flock of flamingos.

Then wrap up warm, fill your lungs with fresh air and make some magical memories this festive season as you soak up our wonderful wildlife and enjoy an adventure packed day in over 100 acres of nature filled wetland paradise.

It’s a fantastic way to relax and spend some precious time in beautiful surroundings with those you love. Plus you’ll also get to enjoy a fun day out in nature in our stunning winter wetlands.

We’ve got everything covered to make sure you have a great time. So celebrate Christmas with us and we promise you a fun and safe day out this festive season.

Santa and his swans are on their way and we’re good to go. What are you waiting for?


Breakfast

Book your table in the Kingfisher Kitchen restaurant and Santa will make an appearance during your meal at a safe distance. Please note, we cannot allow groups of more than 6 people per table (adults and children).

Breakfast sessions are at 10am, 11am & 12pm

Adult Breakfast: Sausage, hash browns, bacon, eggs, beans, tomatoes, mushrooms, toast plus tea or coffee.

Children’s Breakfast: Sausage, hash brown, bacon, egg, beans, toast plus orange juice.

Vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options are available, please state any dietary requirements when booking.

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Afternoon Tea

Book your table in the Kingfisher Kitchen restaurant and Santa will make an appearance during your meal at a safe distance. Please note, we cannot allow groups of more than 6 people per table (adults and children).

Afternoon Tea sessions are at 1.30pm and 2.30pm.

Afternoon Tea: Selection of finger sandwiches, mince pies, jam and cream scones, selection of home baked cakes, served with tea and coffee or hot chocolate.

Vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options are available, please state any dietary requirements when booking.

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Prices

This Christmas we're offering a jam-packed day of festive fun which the whole family will love. Tickets for Santa's coming to Slimbridge include a combination of a meal, visit to your table from Santa (at a safe distance) and a gift for a participating child.

If you are a member then there is no admission fee, for non members admission is included in the price with a 50% discount. There must be one paying adult and one paying child per booking and tables are a maximum of 6 people only (adults and children of all ages).

Ticket Price Details
All members (adult, children over 2, concession) £14.95 Includes meal, Santa visit, gift (for participating children) and admission.
Adult £22.00 Includes meal and admission.
Child (4- 16 years) £19.15 Includes meal, Santa visit, gift and admission.
Children (2-3 years) £14.95 Includes meal, Santa visit, gift and admission.
Under 2’s Free Admission only
Concession (65+, disabled, full time student or unemployed) £21.09 Includes meal and admission
Essential helper assisting disabled visitors £14.95 Includes admission and food. This ticket is only valid with concessionary rate tickets.

Santa's coming to Slimbridge FAQ's



Terms & Conditions

Your ticket to ‘Santa’s Coming to Slimbridge’ with breakfast or afternoon tea includes admission to WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre.

All children must be accompanied by a paying adult, also taking part in the Santa's coming to Slimbridge experience. There must be a minimum of one paying adult and one paying child per booking.

The Santa event is a package of activities including the restaurant and other activities. Each ticket is non-transferable and non-refundable (except where a ticket needs to be cancelled due to coronavirus please see details below). Please choose either breakfast or afternoon tea – we cannot alter your time or the meal you have chosen. WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre reserves the right to cancel or change the time of the event with short notice if the minimum capacity for a timeslot is not met.

However, if the coronavirus restrictions change in the area you live and this means you can no longer visit us, please get in touch via tickets@wwt.org.uk at least 24hrs before the day of your visit and we will organise a full refund.

If you have coronavirus, symptoms of coronavirus or you have been told to self-isolate you will receive a full refund as long as you cancel and inform us at least 24 hours before the day. You will need to email tickets@wwt.org.uk

If the event has to be cancelled the event or the site is closed due to changes in coronavirus restrictions in our area you will receive a full refund.

There will be no grotto experience, instead Santa will make an appearance at the Kingfisher Kitchen for a short period during your allotted session. He will stay at a safe distance with an elf helper accompanying him.

We are not able to accept group bookings for this event. The maximum number of tickets you can book is 6 (adults, children, concessions and under 2's must be included in this booking). Please get in touch if your individual household totals more than 6 persons.

The pricing of the under 2's ticket is to reflect the fact that we realise they won’t benefit from the full range of activities or may merely be accompanying an older sibling. If you wish your under 2 to have the meal then you will need to pay for a child ticket (2-3 years). Under 2’s are free but will not receive a meal or a gift from Santa.

Your booking time slot refers to your allotted time for your meal in the Kingfisher Kitchen. Please arrive 10 minutes before. Santa will visit your table during your allotted time.

You are welcome to arrive at any time on the day of your booking – we encourage you to enjoy all activities on offer. We open at 9.30am.

If you have any queries regarding your booking please call 01453 891223 (Monday to Friday) or email events.slimbridge@wwt.org.uk