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Join us this year for a Brand New Christmas Experience down on the Farm. Prepare yourself for the BEST Christmas Adventure in Yorkshire.

Start your day at Passport Control, collect your North Pole Passport and head straight to Chestnut the Elf’s Waiting Room to learn some very important information about your adventure…


Best Santa Experience

Dec 2023
I took my 2 year old grandson to see Santa. We had the best day. He loves the farm and we go a few times a year but this is the first time seeing Santa and it didn’t disappoint. Will definitely go again next year.
Lynn T.

Fantastic Experience for the Kids

Dec 2023
Came here in the summer and it was great, so decided to try the Christmas experience, was well worth the money, my kids were really happy.
Jamie P.

Amazing Place

Dec 2023
What an amazing place. We went as a family of 7 aged from 9 to 73.
Staff/Elves are amazing & so helpful & lovely & so good with all the animals.
It was our 1st visit & we will definitely be back.
Christmas Experience Santa and the young boy by the Christmas tree

Step 1 Santa’s Grotto

Join Santa in his magical grotto and enjoy quality time with your family in a private setting. Share your Christmas wishes with him, and he’ll check his naughty and nice list. If you’ve been good, you’ll receive a Magical Gold Coin to spend in his Toy Emporium.

Step 2  The Toy Emporium

Step into the Amazing Toy Emporium and be welcomed by Bramble the Elf, Santa’s chief toy maker from the North Pole. Use your Magical Gold Coin to select one of the hundreds of toys available in the store, and take home and treasure.

Christmas Experience Close up of Santa Claus hands holding letter

Step 3  North Pole Sorting Office 

Continue your adventure to the North Pole Sorting Office, where Parsnip the Elf manages the millions of letters received each year. Write a thank-you postcard to Santa, and Parsnip will help you post it in the HUGE North Pole Postbox. While you’re there, you can also view the photos taken with Santa in the grotto.

Step 4 Willowpool The Elf Village 

Next, embark on an enchanting journey through the Elf Village, discovering where the elves reside and enjoy their leisure time when they’re not busy assisting Santa with toy production. Capture fantastic photos along the way and don’t forget to collect your sticker to add to your passport!

Christmas Experience Elves at Monk Park Farm

Step 5  The Amazing Elf Show 

Check the back of your passport for the schedule of the Amazing Elf Show starring Bluebelle and Thistle the elves. While you enjoy the hilarious performance, Grownups can also indulge in a complimentary hot chocolate. Don’t forget to stop by the “Sweet Shop” for a treat or marshmallow toasting before finding your seat!

Step 6 Mrs Claus Kitchen 

A trip to the North Pole isn’t complete without stopping by Mrs. Claus’s Kitchen! She’s been hard at work baking gingerbread men for all the good girls and boys to enjoy, and she needs your help decorating them. Each child will receive a delicious gingerbread man along with sweets and icing for decorating, and allergens will be accommodated.

Christmas Experience at Monk Park Farm

Step 7  The Fun Doesn’t Stop 

By now, you’ve had an eventful day, but there’s still more to explore! Visit Santa’s Stable to meet the animals and create some magical reindeer dust to sprinkle on Christmas Eve. Join Elf Barley in the Bear Workshop to build your very own bear (extra charge applies). Head to the Hungry Monk Café for a delicious festive bite to eat, and enjoy toasting marshmallows. Have fun in the outdoor play areas (weather permitting) and capture precious memories at various photo points around the park

Create the most magical memories with us this year at Monk Park Farm. 

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FAQs / T&Cs and things to note…

Do I have to book in advance?

Yes! Our Christmas Event is hugely popular and most days sell out 

What is included in the ticket price ?

Your Christmas tickets grant you entry to the Experience from your booked time until closing. Enjoy a Private Family Santa visit, where every child can choose a gift from the Toy Shop. Write a thank-you postcard to Santa, decorate a gingerbread man in Mrs. Claus’s Kitchen, make reindeer dust, watch the Elf Show, see the animals in the Petting Barn, and explore the Elf Village. Access to play areas is weather-dependent. Grown-ups receive a free hot chocolate with cream and marshmallows. Finally, take home a bunch of memories to treasure forever 

Who needs a ticket?

Everybody attending the Christmas Experience will require a ticket including Adults and Children under 1

What age is the Christmas Experience Suitable for?

The Christmas Experience is suited to Children 3 years and older, we do run a toddler event on specific weekdays during December which is a smaller event better suited to little ones. Please see the Christmas booking menu for dates 

Do adults need to pay to for the Father Christmas Experience?

Yes, adults are required to purchase a ticket, included in your tickets is a complimentary Deluxe Hot Chocolate 

Do I need to pay for a baby?

Yes all children will need a ticket, the under 1 gift will cover the cost of the gift that Santa will give, when in the grotto Santa can’t be seen to not give any child a gift. The cost of the tickets pays for the gift. 

What are Kringles

Kringles are a special currency we use here at the North Pole, you can use Kringles to purchase things when you are at the farm like, Build a Bear, Sweet Shop, Gift Shop, Hungry Monk Cafe, Marshmallow Toasting, in fact anything you like. Each Kringle is worth £1 and you can buy them in advance or on the day, and don’t worry, we will swap back any unused Kringles at the end of your visit should you wish. We also accept credit and debit cards across the site

Can we pet the Animals?

During the Christmas Experience, we won’t have any petting activities running, but you can still purchase animal food to feed the barn animals.

How do I tell Santa what my Child wants for Christmas?

When you book your tickets, there will be fields to fill in with questions about your child so Santa knows their wishes. Please ensure this information is accurately provided.

Do we offer SEN Sessions?

We have tailored this year’s Christmas Experience at Monk Park Farm with SEN children in mind. Instead of a group visit to see Santa, you and your family will now have a private visit with Santa. We have limited capacity to ensure that each activity is not too crowded and overwhelming, with activities spread throughout the farm to provide everyone with more space. If you prefer quieter times, the early and end of day slots are when there will be fewer guests on site.

Do we offer Carer tickets?

We don’t offer carer discounts or concessions for our Christmas Event 

What is Build a Bear?

Leading on from the success of last year’s Build a Reindeer activity, Monk Park Farm presents Barley the Elf’s Build a Bear workshop. Choose from a huge selection of bears to build, just like a real Elf. Purchase the bears on the day using Jingles, our North Pole Currency, or by Credit/Debit Card. Purchase at the same time as your tickets to enjoy discounted prices of £17 (usually £20) for the bear and £12 (usually £14) for an outfit.

Cancellation / Amendment Policy

If you have created an account when purchasing your tickets, you can log in to modify your booking up to 72 hours before the event, subject to availability. If you do not have an account and need to make changes or cancel your booking, please email with your booking reference. In the event of a cancellation, refunds are not available. However, a credit voucher will be issued, which can be used for a future visit within 12 months, subject to a £2 administration fee per person plus any booking fees. Please note that cancellations made within 24 hours of the event do not qualify for a credit voucher.

What time do we need to arrive?

When booking your tickets at Monk Park Farm, you will select your preferred time to visit Santa, which will also serve as your admission time to the farm. Please ensure you arrive at the farm 15 minutes before your designated time slot to check in and receive all necessary information for your visit.

You are welcome to stay on the Farm for the rest of the day 

What if we are late?
If you arrive late for your time slot at Monk Park Farm, we may not be able to accommodate you for a later slot. Be sure to check traffic conditions before you travel and plan to arrive 15 minutes before your admission time to avoid any issues during the event.
Are there places to eat?

Yes, we have a variety of dining options available at the Monk Park Farm Christmas Experience. The Hungry Monk Cafe will be open, offering a delightful Christmas-themed menu. In addition, guests can enjoy Marshmallow Toasting and visit Snowdrops Sweet Shop throughout the day.

Souvenir Photographs

In Santas Grotto we will take a couple of professional photographs, which you can view in the sorting office and purchase if you wish. you can also pre purchase a Snow Frame photograph at the time of your booking or the deluxe package containg Snow Frame, Digital Upload, Bauble and standard prints 

What is the difference between the Toddler Event and the Main Christmas Event?

The Toddler Event at is a smaller weekday event designed for young children while bigger kids are at school. This event does not feature a show, build a bear workshop, or sweet shop, but includes all other activities suitable for all ages.