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Santa's Christmas Grotto at The Bridewell

The Bridewell, Church Street, Magherafelt, Derry, BT45 6AN
Two children talking to Santa in his grotto


Get ready to immerse yourself in the magic of Christmas this December. Join us for a jolly festive experience at Santa's Grotto, at the Bridewell in the heart of Magherafelt.
Step into Santa's whimsical world, where you'll find a winter wonderland filled with twinkling lights, a cheerful elf, and of course, the man in red himself.Write and post your letter to Santa in his big red post box
Make magical reindeer food to take home
Visit Santa in his Grotto where you will receive a small gift, and have the opportunity to take your own photos.

You can arrive any time within your time slot, but no later than 15 minutes before the end of the session e.g. If your time slot is 3-4 you can arrive between 3pm and 3.45pm.Parents and Guardians are allowed to take photos of the children in their charge only.

Children must be supervised at all times during your visit.
Fridays from 6pm to 7pm and Saturdays from 10am to 11am will be sensory-friendly.
Please note Santa will be taking his lunch from 1.30pm to 2pm on Saturday.
Parents/ Guardians are free of charge.



  • Activities accessible for visitors with disabilities
  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors
  • Toilets for disabled visitors

Children & Infants

  • Baby changing facilities

Establishment Features

  • Family Fun
  • Lift/Elevator
  • Toilets
  • Visitor information

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Child£6.00 per ticket

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Opening Times

Season (1 Dec 2023)
Friday16:00 - 19:00
Season (2 Dec 2023)
Saturday10:00 - 16:00
Season (8 Dec 2023)
Friday16:00 - 19:00
Season (9 Dec 2023)
Saturday10:00 - 16:00
Season (15 Dec 2023)
Friday16:00 - 19:00
Season (16 Dec 2023)
Saturday10:00 - 16:00

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