Santa at Princes Quay review

Meeting Santa at Princes Quay, Hull

So on our second visit to Santa already this year, and this time it was Princes Quay in Hull. We’ve seen Santa at Princes Quay before, and I have to say that the offering gets better year on year.ย 

Santa at Princes Quay review

What’s obvious at first is the sheer effort that’s gone into the grotto itself. It’s a huge double-storey log cabin, and has a stage level which I understand will be well used over the coming weeks.

 

The outside of the grotto is very festive which gets you in the Christmas spirit while you are waiting.

Queuing for Santa at Princes Quay

As the experience is much more than a quick in-and-out with Santa, it could be that you’re waiting a while if you do just turn up. Please do book to ensure your time slot – book atย http://www.grottohireuk.co.uk/

Meeting an elf at Princes Quay

 

Once at the front of the queue, we chatted for a while to an elf, who was very convincing. The girls liked him very much.

Through the doors, and you’re inside Santa’s beautiful log cabin. There are sacks of presents, gorgeous festive decorations, and a roaring fireplace (not a real one!). Elves take you to tables to do festive activities such as Christmas colouring and helping you to write a letter to take into Santa with you.

Christmas activities at Princes Quay

We even got a story from Mrs Claus next to the fireplace, and helped her read some of Santa’s letters that children have sent to him

Helping Mrs Claus with letters at Princes Quay

Soon it was our turn to see Santa, and a very friendly elf let us in. Santa was very good. The girls are convinced that this one is indeed THE Santa. He asked them their names, and what they wanted for Christmas. One twin wants a skateboard please, and the other a tablet because her last one broke*

* she dropped it

Meeting Santa at Princes Quay review

 

We spent about five minutes chatting to Santa, he gave them a gift each, and they waved goodbye happily.

Santa at Princes Quay costs ยฃ5 per child, which includes activities inside the grotto, and a gift from Santa. My children were very happy with their activity pack.

The present from Santa at Princes Quay

Visit time is around 20 minutes, depending on how long your child wants to do the activities for.

For more information, please visitย http://www.princesquay.com/

Disclosure – we were guests of Princes Quay for this review

 

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