at Heads of Ayr Farm Park
Santa's Grotto returns to Heads of Ayr
Celebrate the magic of Christmas at Heads of Ayr Farm Park. From the 20th November to the 23rd December, families can visit Santa's traditional grotto where each child will receive a gift. Listen to Christmas stories with Mrs Claus or her elves, come face-to-face with Christmas Critters, play in our huge indoor play barn, and enjoy more festive fun! Also open is Stables Coffee Bar, Santa's Kitchen restaurant, and our Christmas toy shop for last-minute gifts.
Christmas Dates and Pricing
Our Christmas Grotto has something for everyone.
Below, you'll find a list of dates and price points for all Grotto dates in November and December.
Quiet Christmas - This is a relaxed and less busy grotto experience especially for children with additional support needs and sensory issues. Santa will use Makaton during these visits, lighting will be adjusted, and sound effects will be lowered. Grotto times and animal tour times will be longer and crowd levels will be capped.
First Christmas Experience - This will automatically be applied to any mid-week booking until the 17th December up until 4pm each day for any children aged 4 and under. The grotto experience will be more relaxed, Mrs Claus and her elves will read preschool stories with sensory features, and your little one can make their own festive keepsake to treasure forever. There is no extra charge for this experience.
Infant (under 2): £6.50
Child: (aged 2+): £12.00
Infant (under 2): £8.00
Child: (aged 2+): £13.50
Infant (under 2): £8.00
Child: (aged 2+): £15.00
What is included in the ticket price?
Covered in the ticket price is the following:
What are the dates and prices?
You can see a full list of the dates and prices above, or by clicking here.
Do I need to book in advance or can I come along on the day?
You must book in advance to visit Santa's Grotto.
What is the Quiet Christmas experience?
What is the Baby's First Christmas experience?
I've booked tickets but cannot attend. Can I get a refund?
Tickets bought are non refundable. Only under special circumstances and if there is availability tickets can be changed. Please call us on 01292 441210 to discuss.
What is the maximum amount of people per booking?
There is a maximum of 8 people per timeslot.
How long can I stay during my visit? How long do I get with Santa?
Tickets are booked through 5 minute timeslots. This is your grotto time with Santa.
Will there be food and drink served at the event?
Yes! For the first time ever, Santa's Kitchen will be serving a fabulously festive 2 or 3 course menu. Stables Coffee Bar will also be open serving soup, toasties, and hot drinks. Scroll down this page to view the menus.
Food and Drink
For the first time ever, Santa's Kitchen will offer a fabulously festive 1, 2, or 3 course Christmas dinner menu to enhance your visit! With all of your festive favourites and winter flavours, there is something to suit all taste buds. Download the menus here to see the amazing meals on offer and our prices.
Also open is Stables Coffee Bar located in the indoor play barn. Here, you'll find soup, toasties, cakes, and a selection of hot drinks to warm you up from the inside out.
This year, our shop will stock a wide range of popular brands including Barbie, Hot Wheels, Big Jigs, Fisher Price, and more.
Whilst the elves colour in and make Christmas crafts with the little ones, adults can browse the shelves for last minute gifts and ensure they have Christmas all wrapped up.