Airfield Estate Christmas Experience Dublin

Airfield Estate Christmas Experience Dublin

Whats included?

  • Face painting and letter writing with Santa’s Elves
  • Group experience with Santa in Airfield House
    with story time and gifts
  • Decorate a delicious treat in the Elves’ Kitchen
  • Warm up with a hot chocolate or mulled wine*
  • Get crafty and make a festive decoration
  • Board the Santa train and enjoy a magical trip
  • Optional Photo Opportunity in Santa’s sleigh- The perfect white Christmas photo (€10 for a photo, €5 for a reprint)

Booking Information

Ticket Prices:

  • €21 per Child
  • €11 per Adult
  • There is a €1.50 booking fee per ticket.
  • Airfield Estate Members receive a discount on up to 6 tickets per membership. Additional tickets can be purchased at normal retail price.
  • Babies 0-12 months go FREE (no present), ticket is required.
  • Parents/Guardians who would like a present for 0-12month old, please select child ticket(s) and select 1-3 year old ticket, charges apply. Please note the presents are only suitable for the age range listed in the ticket selection.
  • Any older children that wish to attend with the family but do not require a present, please select an adult ticket(s) for them.

ASD Friendly Santa Visit

Airfield Estate will be offering an ASD friendly Santa Visit on Saturday 9th December at 10:00am and 10:30am with the visit in a sensory friendly and inclusive environment.

The ASD friendly adjustments are designed to make the visit to Santa more inclusive and accessible for people with sensory sensitivities, and others who can benefit from this environment. Staff are trained in ASD awareness and are happy to help make your visit more enjoyable.

Adjustments will include:

  • A relaxed environment where people understand the needs of children and families with autism
  • Lights left on
  • Sound turned down
  • Staff trained in autism awareness
  • Disabled access
  • Chill out zone
  • Group visit to Santa in large room so there is freedom to move around and sit where you like
  • Smaller group size
  • Bring your own food and drink
  • ASD friendly map of site emailed out in advance.

We understand ASD is different for everyone and our staff understand some visitors may need different adjustments. You are welcome to contact us before the ASD friendly visit to discuss how they can best accommodate your needs. We will try to accommodate your needs while still taking other visitors into consideration too.

To book for this performance please phone us on 01 969 6666(Option 1) .

Please Note

  • For full details of the experience please read the terms of the event HERE.
  • Please arrive at least 5 minutes before your time slot and present your booking confirmation at ticket kiosk.
  • Please dress appropriately for the weather, including suitable footwear as the Estate is primarily an outdoor site.
  • In purchasing ticket for this event you and your guests have agreed to General, Membership &  Christmas Terms & Conditions.
  • The booking fee of €1.50 per ticket is applied when purchasing online, by phone and at the ticket desk in person.
  • Please note for bookings after 16:00, access will be limited to the Christmas Experience only. There will be no access to the farm and gardens.

Airfield Estate
Overend Way
Dublin 14
Phone : +353 1 969 6666
Email :
Web :

Luggwoods Santa’s Enchanted Forest Dublin

Luggwoods Santa’s Enchanted Forest Dublin

The magical journey begins when you enter the beautiful enchanted Luggwoods forest. Wrap up warm because you are in the majestic rustic foothills of the Dublin mountains!  Before your journey to meet Santa Claus, you’ll be greeted by our fairy tale characters.  You can write your letter to Santa before you board Santa’s tractor drawn carriage which takes you to meet Santa at the Luggwoods Big Red Barn.

The Santa tractor drawn carriage takes you through the mystical Luggwoods forest with twinkling lights and history all around. The Luggwoods Elves will be your guides and will tell you the story of Luggwoods Santa’s Enchanted Forest. You even get to meet the grumpy old Grinch along the way!

As you travel through Luggwoods Santa’s Enchanted Forest you get to take in the amazing views of Dublin City and surrounding areas below. The City looks like a sea of lights twinkling below you, a great photo opportunity!

And of course, you also get to meet the big man himself!! You and your family will have a personal visit with the real Santa Claus. He’ll even have a present for all the boys and girls. There are professional photos available with Santa himself or you can have your photo taken on his giant wooden Luggwoods sleigh.

When you arrive at the Big Red Farmyard Barn you’ll be amazed at the great Christmas delights. You’ll meet Mrs Claus, Rudolph and the reindeer’s, hear stories from the Luggwoods Elves and dance in Santa’s barns. You can take lots of photos with your family and make memories to cherish forever.

After all that, you can spend time in the barn and enjoy lots of entertainment and the kids get to enjoy their free hot chocolate.  And don’t worry, there are lots of treats also available for the big kids or Mammies and Daddies as Santa likes to call them!!

Then sit back, relax and enjoy the final part of your Luggwoods journey and the ride back through Luggwoods Santa’s Enhanced Forest and laugh all the way home and dream of Christmas Eve when Santa will visit all the good girls & boys to finish of another great year.

Luggwoods Events Ltd.
The Lugg
Phone : 01-4011674
Email :
santa at bunratty castle clare

Santa at Bunratty Castle Clare

Running from November 25th to December 23rd inclusive experience a winter wonderland of magical, festive atmosphere.

Come with all the family to visit Santa Claus & his Elves in his Grotto. Call in to see Mrs. Claus in her kitchen as she prepares for Santa’s trip – making sure his clothes are ironed and he has plenty of food for his journey.  Listen to the Folk Park story teller as he recalls colourful tales of Christmas long ago.  A complimentary glass of mulled wine and mince pies awaits Mummy and Daddy in Corry’s Pub.  The village street is decked with holly, and festooned with fairy lights, and the village Christmas tree is adorned for the occasion.  

The young and not so young are treated to a fabulous puppet show. Meet and chat with all the Christmas Characters who will be wandering the village street, you might even bump into Scrooge and mind he doesn’t spoil the Christmas cheer!  Christmas themed shops selling Christmas fare will ensure you can get in a bit of last minute shopping.  Book now and you won’t be disappointed.

Dates and times:25th November to December 23rd 2017 at various times.
Tickets:Adult: €14.00, Child: €27.00. Baby €7.00
Photography charges are additional and payable on the day of your visit

Click here to see ticket details and to book online.

Alternatively contact the reservations office to make a booking on 061 360788 or email

Reservations are necessary. As this is a capcity controlled event it is not included in the Membership programme. 

chocolate garden of ireland Elf Workshop Carlow

Chocolate Garden of Ireland Elf Workshop Carlow


Get hands-on working with the Chocolate Elves to get ready for Christmas!

This Christmas, you can join in with the elves in a magical, fun-filled chocolate-making workshop at The Chocolate Garden of Ireland Elf Workshop Carlow.  It is an interactive workshop with a live link with the North Pole, in contact with both the Elf Workshop there and a live link with Santa himself who will address the boys and girls personally – but only if they are on the good list!

Roll up your sleeves and make and decorate a chocolate moulded Christmas figure to take home; decorate a large chocolate bar, maybe for Santa… And there’ll be lots of tastings and chocolate fun in between. To finish off, enjoy a warm drink of spiced apple.  Trainee Elves will receive a Certificate.

Children/Mould-Makers €13.50   “TRAINEE ELVES”

Non-Mould-Makers €8 “ASSISTANT ELVES”

(includes hot chocolate, Finished Christmas chocolate bar, and chocolate tastings).


Elf Workshop Available: Saturday & Sundays from 18th November until 23rd December incl. school holiday weekdays of Christmas week.  Workshop lasts around 50 mins.

Pre-book to avoid disappointment online or by phone: Tel. 059-6481999. 


Chocolate Mould making available daily (not Elf Workshop) without booking. €10; includes an ice cream while you wait for your mould to set. Takes c.30 mins, in our café. Enjoy some of the delicious treats available in our café / ice cream parlour – award winning coffee, ice cream and chocolates.

chocolate garden

The Chocolate Garden of Ireland Elf Workshop Carlow

Co. Carlow
(R725 Tullow-Shillelagh Road, beside Rathwood)
Tel. 059-6481999

lullymore christmas

Christmas at Lullymore Heritage Discovery Park Kildare

Lullymore Heritage & Discovery Park brings you its traditional 12th annual “Lullymore  Christmas” event for 2017.

Santa arrives in Lullymore on Saturday 25th of November and departs for the North Pole on Saturday 23rd of December 2017. A magical experience for both young and old is guaranteed as the park is transformed into a Winter Wonderland of family fun with some very special guests to entertain you along the way! Your 2017 Christmas visit will include:

Visit to Santa and gift from Elves in workshop Festive Train trip – Our Road Train will take you on a magical trip through ancient woodlands, glassy lakes and a beautiful peatland landscape. Elf Hologram in New Stone Age House in woodland. Christmas Fairy Hologram in old style thatched cottage. Illuminated walkway through woodland. Visit the Crib scene in the old style thatched cottage. Animals such as donkeys, goats and miniature horses will be in paddocks beside centre. Illuminated Fairy Bower visit Arrival of Santa and his friends by Road Train – Welcome Santa and the gang and meet and greet them all on their arrival!

Funky Forest becomes a Winter Wonderland. Fun with the elves in Funky Forest Indoor Centre and make sure to post your letter to Santa.

Some helpful advice:

  • Early arrival advised at weekends
  • Maximum stay 1.5 to 2 hours
  • Photos not supplied. Visitors welcome to bring their own cameras
  • Last admission 1.5 hours before closing
  • Santa arrives on 25th of November at 10 am and will depart to the North Pole on 23rd of December 2017 at 6 pm (Closed Christmas Eve)
  • Peak times: Last 3 weekends of event (Some Queuing expected)
  • Off Peak: Midweek & late evenings as above 
  • The outdoor play area and adventure golf are closed during Christmas event for health and safety reasons
  • Park will be closed to the Public from 24th December 2017 to 27th January 2018 inclusive
  •  Please arrive early especially at weekends and for more information on the event and on late openings or midweek times please call us on 045 870238.

Contact us @ 045 870238 during office hours for more information
or for school/pre-school/tour group bookings

Christmas at Lullymore Heritage Discovery Park Kildare

Co. Kildare
Tel : +353 45 870 238
Email :
Web :

castlecomer discovery park

Castlecomer Discovery Park Kilkenny

Visit Santa at Castlecomer Discovery Park 2017

Discover a magical woodland Christmas at Castlecomer Discovery Park!

All aboard for the Santa Express! Santa, Mrs. Claus and the Elves are waiting, so arrive on time to collect your tickets and be waiting at the Santa Express Train Station. Hop on board The Santa Express and make your way to Santa’s magical Christmas Village in the heart of Castlecomer Discovery Park’s woodland.


The Santa Express will take you on an enchanted journey to the heart of the elf village.  Wrap up warm because the elves will want to spend some time with you. Join in the Elf Art Workshops before getting to see the man himself, the elves love to see new creations from children as they plan and make billions of Christmas toys and decorations for the festive season.


ReindeerGrown-ups, you better dress warm too, because although you will be treated to warm refreshments, you are in a magical winter wonderland after all!

Santa is waiting to meet all the boys and girls, but he can’t do that without making sure Mrs. Claus has had a chance to double double check that famous list.  She knows that Santa is eating so many biscuits, and she says he has to go on a diet, but she says she will wait till after Christmas for that. For now, she wants to tell all the little boys and girls about what life is like for the Clauses, and how it’s so much fun taking care of so many mischievous elves. They are always playing tricks on her!

holding_hands-300x199When Mrs. Clause finishes her tales, it is off to see the man in red himself, Mr. Santa Claus.  He can’t wait to have the groups of children visit him in his new winter wonderland home. He has lots of stories to tell about his reindeer, especially Rudolf.  It’s a good job he has a red nose because he is always getting lost!

Of course, every family will have a special moment with Santa to tell him the presents they wish for this year. Children can bring their letters too, which will be carefully placed in Santa’s ginormous bag of letters from all over the world. Before they leave Santa, he will give every child a gift on the day while they wait his return on Christmas Night.

After visiting Santa, you can spend as much time as you wish exploring the enchanted Christmas Village before taking the Santa Express back to the station.


Please note:

  • The tour will last approximately 60 minutes excluding any additional time you wish to spend in the elf village.
  • Tours cost €17 per child and €12 per adult. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Please arrive at least 10 minutes before your time slot and present your booking reference  at reception.
  • This is a woodland experience and we recommend to dress appropriately for changing weather conditions, and wear suitable footwear.
  • Don’t forget your camera!



Set in a stunning 80 acre natural woodland, Castlecomer Discovery Park boasts an exciting range of recreational and educational activities. This ‘young’ park opened in 2007 and comprises scenic walking trails, lakes, boating, fishing, high-ropes adventure activities, a fascinating multi-media coal mining museum, woodland train, orienteering trails, schools education programme, design craft workshops, elf & fairy hut village and award winning café. There’s a whole day of fantastic activities to be experienced for visitors of all ages so come see for yourself!

Castlecomer Discovery Park Kilkenny

Co. Kilkenny

Tel: +353 (0)56 444 0707
Web: Castlecomer Discovery Park Christmas

santa experience

Santa Experience Dublin, Limerick & Cork

The award winning and original Santa Experience returns to Limerick, Cork & Dublin City for Christmas.

Over the past 7 years The Santa Experience in association with Dunnes Stores has provided children and adults alike with a magical journey to Santa’s House.

santa experience

Traveling through 4 fun filled festive rooms meeting elves, reindeer, polar bears and maybe even getting to ride in Santa’s Sleigh on your way to meet the big man himself.

santa experience

One of the keys attractions besides the post office, sleigh and Santa’s log cabin is the option to book ahead to secure a specific time (within 30mins) and date. This allows people to plan their day and get the date they want.

A professional photographer is on site to capture that magical moment. All photographs come in a professional 8×10 format with black silver trim card frame and are available immediately afterwards for purchase. A digital option is also in the form of a Santa USB stick where you can have all of your photos to print as you want. The digital package also includes one printed photo.


The quality is fantastic and it provides families with a timeless memento. You choose and collect your photos immediately after your journey through the Santa Experience.

santa experience


  • Dunnes Stores, Ilac Centre, Dublin 1
  • Dunnes Stores, Patrick Street, Cork
  • Jetland Shopping Centre, Ennis Road, Limerick


santa experience


  • Children €10 (incl. gift)
  • Adult €3 (no gift)


  • €12 for first photo
  • €6 for each additional copy
  • USB digital package €30


Booking for Santa Experience

Book online now at

See us on Facebook at
Santa Experience won Best Santa in Dublin
Santa Experience Cork won “Best Santa in Cork” .
Santa Experience also won “Best Santa in Ireland”

County:   Dublin, Cork & Limerick

Address:   Ilac Centre Dublin, Jetland Shopping Centre Limerick City and Dunnes Stores, Patrick Street, Cork

winter wonderland at kia ora mini farm

Kia Ora Mini Farm Wexford

Visit Santa in Gorey at his Kia Ora Mini Farm Magical Christmas Experience

Santa is delighted to announce his return to the Winter Wonderland that is Kia Ora Mini Farm. Come visit the animals, see Santa’s cosy home and view in amazement our Magical Musical Light Show.

Admission: €17 per child, €10 for small babies who are not yet able to walk (if want a present – if not they are free) and €7.50 per adult. NO BOOKING REQUIRED
Each good child will receive an “I’m on the Good List” Key from Santa, which will give them access to our fantastic new present room where they can pick their own unwrapped present from our large range.

From start to finish a visit to Santa at Kia Ora is full of sparkle. The farm will be covered in thousands of lights and decorations, Sing fun Christmas sing a long songs on the fire engine,get lost in the maze and dig on our REAL DIGGERS – fun for all the family, no booking required!

kia ora mini farm wexford


Spend some time visiting the animals in our live stable of Bethlehem and also an illuminated crib. Check out Santa’s reindeer are resting in anticipation of their big journey on Christmas Eve. View Santa’s kitchen, bedroom, workshop and even his Post Office where you can post your Santa Letters before seeing the big man in red himself and Mrs. Claus. Tell Santa all your Christmas Wishes and discover if you are on the Good List. Receive an “I’m on the Good List” Magic Key if you have made the Good List, which will unlock the Giant Present room where an Elf will help each child pick their own perfect Christmas Gift from a large selection of unwrapped presents.

Christmas is a time of peace and joy and best spent with loved ones, where better to get back to nature and enjoy the simple pleasures in life than at Kia Ora Mini farm . Our aviary has a fantastic selection of birds and during the winter the majority of our animals are indoors so no matter what the weather is like you can come and have fun and see all the cute little animals in the barn such as rabbits, hamsters, guinea pigs, mice and rats!!

kia ora mini farm wexford

Santa’s house is indoors but our advice is to dress warmly to enjoy all the farm has to offer. Our animals are all housed indoors for the winter making your experience much more up close and personal.

IMPORTANT NOTE: We do our very best to ensure that queuing is as short a time as possible but obviously with no bookings sometimes are busier than others and we find that weekends are our busiest times so if you want to avoid queues altogether or to have a short queue time we would recommend coming on week nights between 4-7pm. We find that the lights are more magical in the evening times and our visitors get the full benefits. Don’t forget to dress warmly – Christmas Hats are always a good idea!



Opening Hours Christmas 2017


Saturday, 25th & Sunday 26th:  1pm – 6pm


Saturday, 2nd & Sunday, 3rd:  1pm – 6pm

Friday, 8th : Evening 4pm – 7pm

Saturday, 9th & Sunday, 10th: 1pm – 6 pm

Mon, 11th, Tues 12th, Wed 13th, Thurs 14th & Fri, 15th:  Each Evening 4pm to 7pm

Saturday, 16th & Sunday, 17th: 1pm to 6pm

Mon 18th, Tues 19th, Wed 20th & Thurs 21st : 4pm – 7pm Each Evening

Friday 22nd & Saturday 23rdd 1pm – 6pm


kia ora mini farm wexford

kia ora mini farm wexford











Address : Courteencurragh, Gorey, Co. Wexford

Phone : 053 9421166 / 086-8788424 / 086-0836715

Web address :



Stonehall Visitor Farm

Stonehall Visitor Farm Limerick

You will arrive at Stonehall Visitor Farm Limerick and see the array of magical lights, check in with your reference number at the check in desk.

Adults will receive Tea/Coffee/Mulled Wine and a mince pie.

You will proceed to the play area and the Children will play in the play area, while you wait your turn to meet Santa in his Grotto.

You will meet the small animals and array of Birds on your way into the Grotto all decorated for the festive season.

You will wait in the magical waiting room for the big man to tell him all your news and wishes before entering

After seeing Santa you can go to see his larger animals in the stables.

Then you can pick up the Fully Framed Photo of the special time that you spent with Santa.

Back to Play time again and when you have enough of that on your way out you can visit RUDOLPH out in his paddock where he is resting with all of the other Reindeers waiting for their big adventure on Christmas Eve.

An adventure and experience not to be missed.

Bookings must be prebooked and prepaid

€20.00 per Child

€7.00 per Adult

Infants 11 months and under €7 (receives gift)

Photo not included

 Fully Framed 5×7 Photos available on the day €10.00

Opening Times & Dates

Saturdays & Sundays 2nd, 3rd, 9th, 10th, 16th, 17th December – 12:00pm to 6:00pm

19th to 22nd 5pm to 7pm

For further information about your visit including what to bring and the cancellation policy click here

Book Now


Stonehall Visitor Farm

Co. Limerick
Tel : +353 61 393940 / 087 9093286
Email :
Web :

santas cottage

Santa’s Cottage Newry Co Down

Come and visit Santa’s Cottage and experience for yourself the wonders of the old time Christmas. Every child deserves something special at Christmas, so book now to avoid disappointment. All ages from 1 to 101 are welcome at Santa’s Cottage in the Mournes.

As Christmas approaches Santa, with the help of his elves and Mrs. Claus of course, decorate the cottage and the land around it with a spectacular array of lights that can be seen from miles away. This truly provides a magical setting for Santa Claus to greet his visitors in the heart of the Mourne Mountains.

santas cottage

Guests will also be invited into the comfort of Santa’s Underground Cottage. This is a beautiful building unlike any other in Ireland that will provide a warm place for visitors to sit down and relax in a unique Christmas environment. The centre piece of the hall is the large stone fire-place and visitors will get the chance to see Mr. Claus himself arrive down through the chimney.

Each family will then get their own individual time with Santa beside the glowing fire inside the old cottage.

santas cottage

You can also visit the Elves Workshop, Santa’s Bedroom, Santa’s Igloo and Post Office and lots more!

Address : Sandbank Rd, Newry, Down BT34 5XU

Phone : 048 417 72052 / 048 417 54969

Web address :