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“Father Christmas on the Farm” is coming to Walby Farm Park this December!

Your ticket includes…. a visit to Father Christmas ? on his farm and a chance to meet his Real Reindeer ?, take part in Snowtime ❄️ and even meet Mother Christmas ?!

Bring your letter to post to Father Christmas in the Elves’ Post Room ?, and receive your very own Cuddly Reindeer to take home and make from the Teddie Tastic Workshop ? you’ll get to choose your own gift from Elves’ Toy Shop ✨ too… if you’ve been good this year!

All the activities are included in your Father Christmas on the Farm ticket price, the perfect start to Christmas!

Entry to the farm park is also included in the price of your ticket, we’re open 9am – 5.30pm, weekends in December, 9am – 8.30pm Mon 21 – Wed 23 December and 9am – 4pm on Christmas Eve, Thurs 24 December 2020.


Make your Christmas Magical

  • Meet Father Christmas and his REAL Reindeer

    Join him on his farm
  • Visit the Elves' Toyshop

    And choose your own special gift, all included in your ticket price

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  • Visit our Enchanted Forest

    There's always some magic at Walby Farm Park
  • Meet Mother Christmas!

    She'll send you on your way to meet F.C. himself!
  • Collect your Teddie Tastic cuddly

    Your very own Cuddly to take home and make
  • Plus so much more!

    Heated indoor, undercover and outdoor play!

Book Now!

Father Christmas can’t wait to see you this Christmas time, simply choose your date and time and book online to secure your time slot!


Father Christmas on the Farm is a Brand New Festive event for 2020.

Creating festive family memories to cherish forever, the 2020 event will run on selected dates from 5 to 24 December.

Different from previous years, due to social distancing and Government guidelines, creating your festive family memories will still be as magical as ever!  Take home some magical family memories from Father Christmas on the Farm!

Your visit to Father Christmas on the Farm will be timed, with limited capacity, we encourage your online booking as early as possible to secure your preferred time and dates.  All tickets for  Father Christmas on the Farm must be pre-booked online including for Annual Pass holders.  

Father Christmas wants to ensure we are all are safe this Christmas, so visits to his ‘Farm’ will be limited to household bubbles (maximum 6 visitors, minimum 1 child).  Promising a unique experience (socially distanced of course!), children can discover if they’ve made it onto his good list!  All children will receive a golden coin from Father Christmas to choose their own gift from the Elves’ Toyshop (excluding children under 1 year old).

And, for the first time, Mother Christmas has chosen to visit her friends at Walby Farm Park, she’s even brought gifts for them, meet her and find out what she’s brought!

Make sure you don’t miss out on any of the fun activities on offer including, for every child:

  • Enchanted Reindeer Forest
  • Make Reindeer Food
  • Snowtime
  • Visit Father Christmas
  • Choose your Gift in the Elves Toyshop
  • Your very own Cuddly Reindeer to take home and make
  • Meet Mother Christmas
  • Bring your letter to post to Father Christmas

Once your Father Christmas visit is over you are welcome to stay on the farm park to enjoy our undercover Milecastle 62, our indoor Adventure Play Barn, our outside play areas (until nightfall, time and weather dependant, when we will close down the areas for your own safety) including our JCB Dig & Play area, Walby’s Wacky Golf and trampolines (Government guidelines permitting).

Festive food!

Would you like to add an extra special festive treat to your day out? Our Curly Tails Café will be open throughout the day serving our home-cooked meals, and our Piglets Pantry with selection of hot and cold drinks, snacks and cake.  Why not enjoy some special festive options with our famous ‘Festive Baguette’ or a Christmas dinner.


Arrival times are staggered to ensure social distancing is possible. Please follow Government guidelines and only book for your household / support bubble with a maximum of 6 people (minimum 1 child).

Please arrive 15 minutes before your timeslot. It is your responsibility to arrive 15 minutes before the start of your session so please allow plenty of time to get to us.

Please come dressed for the weather, our Father Christmas on the Farm is mostly undercover but not indoors.  It’s essential all visitors aged 11 and over (who are not medically exempt) wear a face covering, face coverings must be worn in all undercover areas and our Animal Barn.

Annual Pass holders must purchase Father Christmas on the Farm Annual Pass tickets and present a valid Annual Pass card.

Please use the calendar to select the date and time of your visit. Your time slot is the start time of your Father Christmas on the Farm visit, please arrive 15 minutes before your start time.

You will be sent a Booking Confirmation email with your QR code and your booking reference. There is no need to print out the email, you can show it on your phone or just make a note of the reference number.

All tickets purchased online are valid for the time and date chosen and are non-refundable.

Please select your timeslot carefully, there are NO REFUNDS available for Father Christmas on the Farm tickets.  If you need us to change the date of your booking, there will be a £2 (per ticket) admin fee, this is only where there is availability.

Please also book play sessions in the Adventure Play Barn and Milecastle 62 as part of the online booking process.

This event has been planned with all Covid safety regulations and legislation in mind, we are doing our very best to comply with all safety procedures. Between tickets going on sale and the event happening we will constantly monitor and update any aspects needed to ensure we remain within the guidelines.  We do need your support with this so please do not book to come along with family/friends who do not live in your household/are not part of your support bubble.  We appreciate this is disappointing however we all have to do our bit and follow the rules to keep everyone safe.

Essential Carers
Visitors who have any of the below documentation are entitled to one free essential carer ticket, the visitor with the disability and any further members of their party will pay full price. You will be asked to present a paper copy of your documentation to a member of our Welcome Team on arrival, please have it ready. Please note if you do not have valid evidence you will be charged full price admission.  You will need one of the following documents:

  • Disability Living Allowance or Attendance Allowance award letter (dated within the last 12 months).
  • Personal Independence Payment letter (dated within the last 12 months).
  • Letter from GP or consultant (dated within the last 12 months) confirming the need for a full-time carer. This does not need to be a letter of diagnosis.

For visitors who require more than one essential carer we ask that you bring documentation (as above) to support this.

It is essential to purchase a ticket for each person attending the event.  Please book a free ticket for children under 1 year old, this ticket includes no involvement in any of the activities, and there will be no gift from Father Christmas with this ticket.