Wind Speed: 8.550kn
Wind Direction: 300.800°
Tide Height C.D.: 7.163m

Book your visit to see Father Christmas

Brightlingsea Harbour invite you to come and meet Father Christmas as he visits the Harbour this December!

Meet Father Christmas and give him your wish list, and get a gift straight from his workshop.

Children £10, Adults Free.


2/12/22, 3/12/22, 4/12/22

9/12/22, 10/12/22, 11/12/22

16/12/22, 17/12/22, 18/12/22

21/12/22, 22/12/22

Your Visit

The Grotto is open between 1600—1900, on the above dates. Each visit lasts 10 minutes, which includes meeting Father Christmas in his grotto, a chance to take a photo with Father Christmas, and a gift for each child. Make sure to wrap up warm, as his workshop can be a little chilly!


Only those with a ticket can enter the grotto, each child must be accompanied by one adult. Maximum of 2 adults and 3 children per booking. Please do not arrive more than 10 minutes before your booking.

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