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Santa's Grotto

Saturday 20 November 2021
Friday 24 December 2021
Start Time: 10:00
End Time: 18:00
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Santa Claus is making a welcome return to the Bridges on Thursday 18th December to visit all his favourite people in Sunderland before he packs up again on Christmas Eve to deliver gifts around the globe!

Opening Times

From 18 Nov to 12 Dec:

11am to 4pm Mon, Tues, Weds, Fri

11am to 6pm Thursdays

10am to 4pm Saturdays

11 to 4pm (Quiet Hour 11-12) Sundays


From 13 December until 23 December:

11am to 5pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday

11am to 6pm Thursdays

10am to 4pm Saturdays

11 to 4pm  (11-12 Quiet Hour) Sundays

11am to 3pm Christmas Eve


Quiet Hour At the Grotto 

The first hour on Sundays will be a quiet hour, aimed at visitors with autism or additional needs and who prefer less noise.

During that time lights and music will be turned off to ensure a calmer experience.

Entry Fee £2

Entrance to the grotto is £2 with the proceeds distributed to local charities and good causes, with children receiving a gift.

For Your Safety

We expect to be very busy so we are asking customers to be patient and kind with staff and fellow visitors, particularly at peak times like Saturdays as it still very important that we operate in a safe and comfortable environment.

We can't wait to see you all!

For more info visit


The Bridges



Tyne and Wear

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