Christmas hasn’t started until you’ve been to Greenwich Market to visit Father Christmas in his magical Grotto!

This Christmas, we’re very lucky to be back running the Greenwich Market Grotto - a big thank you to Greenwich Market for the opportunity to raise much-needed funds over the festive period!

Children will be able to visit Santa and his elves in his Grotto every weekend in December. There is no need to book places for our Grotto – however please be prepared to queue during busy times. Free arts and crafts will be available to keep your little ones busy. Please note that we can only accept cash payment on the day.

Santa giving a small child a present, with the caption Santa's Grotto at Greenwich Market.

Dates: The Grotto will be open every weekend in December plus Thursday 19, Friday 20, Monday 23 and Christmas Eve!

Grotto opening times are:

  • Saturday – 12:30pm–5pm
  • Sunday – 12:30pm–4pm
  • Thursday 19 , Friday 20 & Saturday 21 – 11am –5pm
  • Sunday 22 – 10a m – 4pm
  • Monday 23 – 10am – 5pm
  • Christmas Eve 10am–3pm

Location: The Greenwich Market Grotto is located at 9 Greenwich Market, London SE10 9HZ

Price: £5 per child includes a gift – CASH ONLY-  pre-booking required.

All proceeds from the Grotto will go towards supporting families at Christmas and throughout the year – thank you for your support at such a special time of year.

Click here for details about our special Storytime with Santa’ sessions taking place from Monday 2 – Friday 6 December only.


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