Santa’s Grotto on Swanage Pier DECEMBER 2023

🗓️ Saturday 9th – Saturday 23rd December (selected dates)

Step into Swanage Pier’s winter wonderland grotto this Christmas.

First, you’ll be greeted by Santa’s elves, who’ll help you write your Christmas letter and post it in the magical Christmas postbox.

Then you’ll head in to meet Father Christmas in his grotto and receive a special festive gift.


  • Tickets are £8 per child
  • Each ticket includes a gift from Santa


We all know Father Christmas is very busy at this time of year so you’ll have to choose a time slot.

He’ll be receiving visitors to his grotto between:

  • 11am – 1pm
  • 2pm – 5pm

On the following dates:

  • Saturday 9th December
  • Sunday 10th December
  • Every day between Saturday 16th – Saturday 23rd December

You’ll need to pre-book your time slot to see Father Christmas, so head over to the Swanage Pier website: