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Where to Meet a Real Rudolph This Christmas!

Where to Meet a Real Rudolph This Christmas!
Written by Lottie

Let’s go and meet a real life Rudolph and see Santa too,
Here’s our handy list of some fab places just for you!
From Paradise Wildlife Park, Dudley Zoo, Leeds Castle and more,
Let’s spread the festive cheer as we explore!

Santa Arrives at Paradise Wildlife Park! Broxbourne, Hertfordshire

Until 16th Dec 2017

Head to Paradise Wildlife Park this Christmas to meet some seriously cute reindeer! Children will also have the opportunity to meet Santa and check out the fantastic park! Find out more.

Santa’s Grotto, Dudley Zoo, West Midlands

1st – 23rd Dec 2017

Visit Dudley Zoo and say hello to Santa’s reindeer in the Courtyard as they prepare for Christmas after meeting Santa in his grotto. You’ll also get the chance to explore the zoo! Find out more.

Santa’s Grotto at Bristol Zoo, Bristol

2nd – 23rd Dec 2017

The zoo will be transformed this Christmas with festive decorations and twinkling lights. Meet and feed Santa’s reindeer, before visiting the big man himself in his magical grotto. Find out more.

Father Christmas at the Farm, Tatton Park, Cheshire

Various Dates Throughout December

Father Christmas will be visiting the farm this year and taking his reindeer, Prancer and Dancer along with him! You can also pay Aunty Mary a visit in her cottage as she makes festive decorations, see the fantastic nativity scene, and burn off some steam whilst enjoying the outdoor play trail. Find out more.

Drayton’s Magical Christmas, Drayton Manor Theme Park, Tamworth, Staffordshire

Until 23rd Dec 2017

You are guaranteed to have a magical time at Drayton Manor this Christmas. See the extra special Christmas Tree light show which all the children love, as well as paying the reindeer a visit, experiencing real snow, and of course watching the Christmas Parade. Find out more.

Meet the Reindeer, Leeds Castle, Maidstone, Kent

2nd to 3rd, 9th to 10th, and 16th to 17th Dec 2017

Meet Father Christmas’ Reindeer in their stable at the Christmas Market. Whilst at the market you can discover a splendid array of seasonal gifts, toys, festive decorations, specialist food and drink! Find out more.

Return of the Reindeer! Holmwood, Glasgow

1st – 10th Dec 2017

Come along and meet Father Christmas with Mrs Claus and their lovely reindeer, before they prepare to deliver all the presents to the boys and girls! There will be stalls selling fabulous gifts, along with festive storytelling and singing to enjoy! Find out more.

Santa’s Magical Farm, Greenacres Animal Park, Flint, Wales

15th – 23rd Dec 2017

Every weekend from now until Christmas, Santa and his super cute reindeer are at the farm waiting to say hello to you! Why not give him your all important Christmas list? Find out more.

Farmer Christmas! Farmer Teds Farm Park, Ormskirk, Lancashire

1st – 23rd Dec 2017

Come and take a stroll down Candy Cane Lane, an all new magical elf high street; where you will find animated Reindeer and Donkey Show, and our resident three piece elf band, Elfis and the Snowflakes! Find out more.

Reindeer Parade, Windsor Castle, London

2nd Dec 2017

Come and see Windsor’s most popular Christmas event! You’ll get to see the live reindeer and Father Christmas on a sleigh parading through the town centre with a marching band and costumed characters. Find out more.

Feed Santa’s Reindeers with Ziggy, Margam Country Park, Wales

9th Dec 2017

Come and join Ziggy and some of the NPT Fostering Team feeding the deer’s with Santa! Find out more.


Know any more amazing places to meet a real life Rudolph? We’d really love to know! If you’ve got ideas, suggestions or reviews, you can shout all about it on whatever channel you choose!

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