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Ashton Court Mansion, Bristol

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£5.34 - £11.74

Come on a magical adventure, receive a gift and meet Father Christmas!  A brand new interactive experience with professional actors in the historic Ashton Court Mansion. 

Father Christmas will make an entrance that will surprise and delight the children!

Much more than a usual grotto, Father Christmas at Ashton Court Mansion is a magical experience held in the beautiful Victorian Manor house.This year the experience starts in the Great Hall and includes two additional rooms.

The Father Christmas Experience is at Ashton Court Mansion every weekend and selected weekdays from 5th - 23rd December.



A 20 minute interactive experience with professional actors and Father Christmas.

Your child will meet Father Christmas, receive a special gift, and have a photo opportunity.

Drink and mince pie for your grown-up.



"The way we got to meet FC was brilliant.  Not one child was anxious, everyone joined in and made to feel part of the experience. 100% I’ll be booking again for next year.  It really did make us feel Christmassy and so glad we booked.  The best Father Christmas experience by far!!" – Caroline

"It was agreed by all the adults it was the best Santa experience we have had and the little ones are still talking about it.   There was a lovely focus on the children and no rushing.  Thank you so much for such a magical experience" – Kate

"What a fantastic way to introduce my 2 year old to the magic and wonder of Christmas. The Father Christmas Experience provided just the magic we were looking for, with absolutely no stress. Something both she and us will never forget. We’ll definitely be booking again year after year!"– Anna

"Thank you for such a lovely Father Christmas experience. Our son thought it was amazing that he helped rescue Father Christmas. The staff were all so friendly and the setting was amazing. Would definitely recommend" – Jodie

"We all enjoyed it very much - Santa was very jolly and fun, the welcoming elf very welcoming, and the presents of a very good quality and well-judged to the kids' ages. A lovely festive occasion!"– Steve

"It was fantastic, the way Santa entered the room was such good fun and really added an extra touch to the experience. I love the way he spoke to each child individually. Really a wonderful event "– Julie

"What a brilliant experience my grandchildren really enjoyed it the best Santa we have seen in a long time.  Will take my grandchildren again next year" – Annette

"I thought the actors were really excellent and they made the most of the room and facilities. The interaction with the children was also superb" – Milly

"It felt magical and immersive with a fab Father Christmas and helper. My little boy (age 4) was pretty spellbound and watching his face was amazing" – Debbie

"We really enjoyed the experience. I thought the acting really brought things to life. Probably the best Santa experience my son has had" – Raegan

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Ashton Court Mansion

Long Ashton


BS41 9JN


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Any queries about access please contact us via email [email protected] 


The experience can be enjoyed by all ages and is most suitable for children ages 2-11

Tickets are required by all attending the experience.

All children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

If you are having any difficulties getting the right number of tickets for your party on your chosen show please do not hesitate to contact us via facebook or email.