Santa's Grotto and a magical carouselSat 08 December 2012 - Sun 06 January 2013, excluding 24 and 25 December
Enjoy a magical visit to Santa's Grotto in the Princess of Wales Conservatory and then continue the fun with a ride on our enchanting carousel.
Child riding a carousel
Father Christmas Dates and times: Saturday 8- Sunday 23 December, 12 noon to 3.30pm, with last entry at 3pm (opens 11am on 22 and 23 Dec)
Storytelling Dates and times: Saturday 26 December-Sunday 6 January, 11am, 12 noon, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm (no 11am session on 26 December, no 3pm session on 5 and 6 January)
Vintage Carousel Dates and times: Saturday 8 December to Sunday 6 January, (excluding Christmas Eve and Christmas Day), 10.30am to 4pm daily).
Price (on entry to the gardens): Adult or child £2, adult accompanying child under five is £1.
Bring your little ones along to meet Father Christmas in his grotto, located in the Princess of Wales Conservatory. Group sessions. First come, first served and children must be accompanied by an adult.
After Christmas day the grotto will reopen to host magical story telling sessions, where families can enjoy traditional folktales featuring shadow puppetry! (26 Dec to 6 Jan 2013, sessions last 20-30 minutes).
After the kids have visited Father Christmas, take them for a ride on our stunning vintage carousel on Kew Palace lawn.
For very young children, why not take a spin in our mini vintage car ride (runs from 10.30am to 4pm daily, excluding Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Child £2).
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