Santa Takes Up Residence at Westfield

Grotto and indoor ice rink both now open

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This Christmas, we’re more excited than ever to welcome Santa to his brand new grotto at Westfield London! Your family are invited to be whisked away on a fun, interactive adventure to visit Santa with help from our friends Shrek and Donkey. Enjoy a magical, personalised journey complete with a 4D cinematic sleigh ride which will transport you through the skies to Santa’s workshop in the North Pole. Each child will have the chance to speak with Santa and receive a gift! Photo packages will be available to purchase after your visit. (Once app is ready - Mums and Dads can also download a new interactive app to help make the most of their child’s adventure.)

Adventure to Santa's Grotto promises to be truly spectacular – book early to avoid disappointment, Santa’s elves have warned us that this year, tickets are sure to book up quickly!
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There are two session types to choose from; Peak and Off-Peak. Prices will vary depending on your group size, the date and time of your visit. All members of your group must have a ticket to enter the grotto.

Peak Single: £10

Peak Family (4 people): £35

Off-peak Single: £8

Off-Peak Family (4 people): £28

Peak and Off-Peak sessions are displayed on the date & time selection page on our booking site.


hristmas is already in full swing at Westfield with Santa's Grotto and the indoor ice rink both now open.

Santa's Grotto will be open till December 24 and offers kids the chance to meet the man himself, enjoy a new 4D film experience and receive a gift. Westfield says that Santa gets really busy, so recommends booking in advance.

When booking, you will be asked for the age of the children. Westfield says it cannot provide gifts for children over 12 years old.

You will find Santa's Grotto outside Jamie's Italian Restaurant, on the Southern terrace.

The ice rink is also back in Westfield's Atrium for the fifth year and is open till January 4. Again, Westfield says it gets very busy so advises booking in advance.

You can find out more and book tickets on Westfield's website.

Earlier this month, singer songwriter Rita Ora kicked off the celebrations with more than 10,000 shoppers gathering to see her switch on the spectacular Christmas lights under laser displays and fake snow galore.

November 24, 2014