Santa's Grotto in Norwich
11th November 2013
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Are you looking for somewhere to take the kids this Christmas? Do you want them to experience that excitement of visiting Father Christmas in his grotto, whispering their wish into his ear, and getting their first Christmas present of the year?

Here is our list of Santa's Grottos in Norwich in 2013. Let us know if we've missed any out.

Castle Mall Norwich

Dates and Times: Open Thursday 14 November - Tuesday 24 December  from 10.30am every day. (from 12.30pm on 14th November)

Location: Outside Argos and New Look, Level 1 Castle Mall

Cost: A visit and a gift is £3.99 and a photo is £3.50.


Strangers Hall

Dates and Times: Saturday 14th and 21st December 10am - 4pm

Meet Santa, see traditional decorations and listen to festive period music. Make a Christmas decoration to take home. Event free with museum entry. Extra charge for Father Christmas.


Father Christmas Grotto is on Floor 3 at Jarrolds. You can buy tickets from the Toy department.

Cost: £4 per child and include a gift.

Grotto Opening Times

Monday: 11 - 7pm

Tuesday: 11 - 7pm

Wednesday: 11 - 7pm

Thursday: 11.30am - 8pm

Friday: 11 - 7pm

Saturday: 10 - 7pm

Sunday: 11 - 4.30pm

Notcutts Garden Centre:

Tea or Breakfast with Santa:

Join Santa Claus in the restaurant for tea or breakfast, and enjoy fun games and activities, a lovely present and story-telling.

Dates & Times:
9:30-10:30am Sat 7th - Sun 8th,
Sat 21st - Sun 22nd, Tue 24th December
4:30-5:30pm Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays
& Fridays 2nd & 3rd, 5th & 6th, 9th & 10th,
12th & 13th, 16th & 17th, 19th & 20th, 23rd December

Cost: £11 per child

Price includes child’s breakfast or tea. Booking Essential. 01603 453155

Notcutts Santa's Grotto

Venue: Notcutts, Daniels Road, Norwich, NR4 6QP

Cost: £6.50. Book to avoid disappointment 01603 453155.

Dates and Times:

Sun 17th 11:30am-4pm
Sat 23rd 10am-5pm
Sun 24th 10am-4pm
Sat 30th 10am-5pm
Sun 1st 10am-4pm
Mon 2nd - Fri 6th 2-5pm
Sat 7th 10am-5pm
Sun 8th 10am-4pm
Mon 9th - Fri 13th 10am-5pm
Sat 14th 10am-5pm
Sun 15th 10am-4pm
Mon 16th - Fri 20th 10am-5pm
Sat 21st 10am-5pm
Sun 22nd 10am-4pm
Mon 23rd 10am-5pm
Tue 24th 10am-1pm

I have tried to check the details of all these events, but please check individual websites and venues to confirm before visiting, in case any changes have been made.


Author: Sara Greenfield

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