Father Christmas at The Hop Farm in Kent!

**GROTTO NOW SOLD OUT (the Family Park will be open for standard entry during the Christmas weekends and run up to Christmas - more information will appear here on this soon)

*Please note that some of the format and features advertised below may have to be changed or restricted due changing Covid rules and all customers will be notified in advance*


Father Christmas is back at The Hop Farm during selected dates, this December! Treat the kids and meet the big FC up close and in person in his magical grotto experience. Lots of festive fun to be had.

Your Christmas experience includes:

  • Visit with Father Christmas in his cosy Grotto
  • Meet his jolly helpers
  • A Christmas gift
  • One free printed photograph per group
  • Write a letter to Father Christmas, post it in his North Pole postbox or give it to him in person

Father Christmas at The Hop Farm in Kent is always very popular, and he only has limited time to meet children and their families before he sets off on his very busy night delivering presents on Christmas Eve, so don't delay book today!

Ticket price includes FREE entry into the Family Park, animal farm and indoor soft play centre:

Child (includes up to 2 free adults per booking and gift) - £18

Extra adults - £2 per adult

Infant (under 1 yrs old, includes 2 free adults per booking if an infant only booking and gift) - £15

There is a maximum group number of 5 visiting in the grotto, in any single booking time slot. For larger groups we advise to book more than one slot to divide the group, at adjacent times.

Please make sure you arrive at The Big Red Grotto at your booking time, & remember the time you book is the time your experience starts, not necessarily the time you go into see Father Christmas. For bookings towards the end of the day, we recommend arriving much sooner than your booking time to enjoy the other attractions in the Family Park. For morning bookings we recommend enjoying the Family Park and farm after your grotto visit.

NEW FOR 2020:

  • 28th and 29th November - Grotto available for Children's Christmas Party Bookings. For details click HERE
  • 16th December - "An Extra Special Grotto Experience": we will providing a softer festive tone for bookings on this date, only available to book for under 3's and those with special needs/learning difficulties
  • Also available for an extra charge at Big Red Grotto......
  • Elfy Snacks - refreshment & snack room
  • Elfy Treats - Sweet and Chocolate cart
  • Themed helium balloons
  • Selfie Elfie's - photo emporium (extra photos, keyrings, magnets, snow globes etc)

For more information and prices on theses extras just ask the Elves!

Tickets are non-refundable. Timings can be changed dependent on availability.

**We may have walk-in availability if bookings don't show up on the day, however we cannot guarantee - subject to availability. We would advise calling 01622 872068 in advance

***the grotto is closed from 24th December for Santa to start delivering presents across the world


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