From Santa’s Winter Wonderland to Tweedle Farm – here are the seven places in Hartlepool your kids can meet Santa this year

He’s checked his list, he’s checked it twice – but will your child be there to greet him in one of his festive Grotto’s this year?

Saturday, 16th November 2019, 8:00 am
Children can personally deliver their Christmas letters to Santa at one of these eight locations. Picture: Pixabay.

If you want to know all the places you can take your children to see Santa Claus this Christmas then keep reading:

National Museum of the Royal Navy Hartlepool at Jackson Dock, Maritime Ave

When: December 2 and December 3

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Charlotte McAleer (8) and Joel Newcombe (3) skipping with delight after their visit to Santa's Grotto at the Festival of Christmas held at the National Museum Royal Navy.

Time: 10am to 5pm

Tickets: £8 per child

More information: Visit to Santa with a gift and a visit to his workshop, story time in the Captain's Cabin, letter writing to Santa and a Christmas trail.

Tweedle Farm at Filipoke Lane, Blackhall Colliery

Visiting Santa's Grotto and hand delivering her letter to Father Christmas himself.

When: November 30 to December 23

Time: Selectable

Tickets: £3.50 to £9.95

More information: Anyone arriving without a reservation is not guaranteed a place. Families visiting the grotto must be visiting with at least one full paying child.

Greatham Christmas Market at Greatham Village, Hartlepool

When: November 17

Time: 3pm to 6pm

Tickets: Free entry

More information: Christmas craft stalls and activities, including Santa’s Grotto.

Santa’s Quayside Christmas at Jackson Dock, Maritime Avenue

When: November 20 to December 22

Time: 10am

Tickets: £8 per child and booking is essential.

Christmas Fair at Ward Jackson Park

When: November 24

Time: 12pm to 4pm

Tickets: Free entry

Winter Wonderland at Blackhall Community Centre

When: November 30

Time: 12pm to 4pm

Tickets: £4 per child

More information: Santa will arrive at his Grotto at 12.30pm.

Kids' Christmas Party at Travellers Rest, Flaming Grill

When: December 24

Time: 4pm to 6pm

Tickets: £3 per child