Santa's Grotto in Leicester Square  

 
 

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Mon to Fri 12noon-7.30pm, Sat and Sun 10am-7.30pm | Closed Christmas Day
 
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From £11.50 per child, 1 adult free, additional adult £6.50, max 1 additional adult per child
 
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Santa's Grotto in Leicester SquarePart of Christmas in Leicester Square, when Underbelly's spiegeltent and a Christmas Market are set up, Santa's Grotto comes to the very heart of London. Children can meet the man in red in person and tell him what's top of their wish list. They'll hear a festive fairytale, meet Father Christmas and his helpers and receive a gift. Sessions are for groups of up to 20 children and are up to 25 minutes long and the beauty, for parents at least, is the ticket is per child, with one accompanying adult. Babies under two can accompany for free but will not receive a gift.

 

About Leicester Square

With Trafalgar Square to the south, Piccadilly Circus to the west, China Town to the north and Covent Garden to the east, Leicester Square is right in the thick of The West End. It is the beating heart of British cinema, with all the major European premieres happening there - you'll often see crowds of fans, expectantly awaiting the arrival of the stars outside one of the state-of-the-art cinemas which line the square. More about Leicester Square

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Underground Stations

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Leicester Square Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Piccadilly Circus Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
City Thameslink Station
 
22 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
China Town Masterpark
 
2 minutes walk
 
Leicester Square Masterpark
 
2 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire Hotel
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Leicester Square, WC2H | 1 minute from Santa's Grotto in Leicester Square
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Coventry Street, W1D | 2 minutes from Santa's Grotto in Leicester Square
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Storm Nightclub, 28a Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from Santa's Grotto in Leicester Square
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