Santa's Grotto Dates and Times

We are thrilled to announce that the Courtyard Grotto is back, with more Christmas magic and fun than ever before for your little ones.

The adventure will begin with a festive tale from Story Craft Theatre before meeting the main man himself...Santa. There will be lots of laughs, smiles and of course, a photo opportunity for children and parents alike.

Your grotto visit will finish with a present from Santa and the option to post letters to the North Pole from Castle Howard.

Social distancing will be encouraged and there will be a maximum of 10 children per session. We have had to limit accompanying adults to 2 per booking due to the size of venue.

Please select your chosen date of visit and timeslot below;

More Information about Santa's Grotto

Children Under 2
Children under the age of 2 years are classed as 'babes in arms' and you do not need to purchase a ticket.

Please note that any children without a ticket will not receive a gift at the end of the experience.

What your ticket includes
Your ticket includes access to our magical Stories with Santa in the Courtyard Grotto experience, and a gift at the end.

Tickets do not include access to the Castle Howard Gardens, The Christmas in Narnia Experience or the Enchanted Audience with Father Christmas in the House.

Customer Service
To use our Live Chat service or to check the status of your order, change your delivery address and contact us, please log in to our customer service area here, you will need your See Tickets booking reference and one of the qualifiy verifications.