Santa’s House Express is back for 2017 at the 5* Palmerstown House Estate this Christmas for its 4th year running – bringing you a bigger & better premium Santa experience!
2017 will have many new attractions, we look forward to showing off our all new themed rooms, introducing you to our special guests ‘The Smurfs’ who will be entertaining you and posing for photos in the ‘Smurftastic Theatre’ area. Be sure to visit our new Enchanted Fairy Forest and extended Carnival play area. Our popular highlights from previous years such as the Santa Express Train journey, Santa’s Magical Manor home with Mrs Claus & the elves & much more will remain for all to enjoy!
Check in and receive your Boarding pass and let your festive journey begin. Assemble in the departure lounge as the excitement builds before your journey starts. All participants will first be brought to Santa’s HQ where our Chief Elf will require some help from all our guests in making some big decisions about this Christmas! Depart on Santa’s Polar Express Train through the beautiful grounds of Palmerstown House Estate till you reach the manor.
Jump off the Santa train at Santa’s magnificent Manor Home and enter into the stunning, glistening hallway. In Santa’s house, you will be invited to step inside a magical fun filled room, before visiting Mrs Claus in her sitting room where she will tell you all the stories about looking after the main man himself. Venture up the magnificent staircase and visit Santa in his reading room. Santa will greet & spend some time with you all & of course, have a special present for all the boys and girls who were very good throughout the year!! Don’t forget to bring your letter!
A warm festive welcome awaits you back at the Lodge. Enjoy a hot chocolate and some festive treats. Join us for lunch or dinner at the delicious carvery. Mum & Dad can relax and enjoy some mulled wine while the kids chill out in the cinema area. Visit the stables where you will meet the Reindeer, our resident Turkey and their friends!
Are you ready to come on a magical train journey in the foothills of the wicklow mountains?
Then come along to Santa’s Journey, Wicklow’s newest Santa Train experience where you can enjoy fun for all the family.
This enchanted train journey sets off from Winter Wonderland Station stopping to see Santa’s Runway, The Talking Trees, Candy Cane Land, Elves Village, Mrs. Claus Kitchen and many more incredible attractions along the way. Children will enjoy a very special audience with Santa himself as well as taking elves training with Santa’s elves in winter lodge.
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)
€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
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) .
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.
Phone : +353 1 969 6666
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Web : http://www.airfield.ie
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.
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
Experience the magic of Christmas in the award winning Athenry Heritage Centre and discover a place full of exciting activities that sparkles with the joys of Christmas.
Unwrap a world of treats and delights in a magical place for all the family to enjoy. Enter the woods and get creative with traditional Viking longhouse craft’s, visit the Christmas bakery and plant you colourful spring bulbs. Make your reindeer treats for Rudolph or fill a sweet herb basket for your tree plus there’s face painting too. The centre is a place that is nautical and nice, with a Neverland experience which will thrill the young and the young at heart.
So come along and meet Santa, Mrs. Clause and the friendly Elves for a Christmas to remember in a place for the young and young at heart.
This year, the centre provides a unique babies and toddler time of 10:30am-12:00pm. The Christmas Winter Wonderland commences on the 3rd & 4th December and every weekend until Sunday 18th December. No booking required.
The doors are open from 12:00pm and last admission is 5:30pm, no pre booking is necessary.
Winter Wonderland at Westport House is a magical family experience brimming with Christmas cheer that will leave the kids starry-eyed and the whole family believing in fairy-tales!
Escape the wintery weather outside for the warmth of our open fires in this stunning historic house. Soak up the twinkling lights, lush green garlands and tinsel trimmings spilling festively from every corner of Westport House as the little ones enjoy a fun-filled Christmas experience that they are sure to remember forever.
How much does Winter Wonderland cost?
Babies under 1 year old go FREE for their first Christmas with gift included!
€15 for infants (children under 2 years – a gift is included***)
€26.50 for children (aged 2 years and up – a gift is included ***)
€12 for adults (aged 16 years and up)
Tel : +353(0)98 27766
Email : email@example.com
Come and visit Santa at his Holiday house at Newbridge House and Farm. See where Mr and Mrs Claus enjoy thier Christmas Dinner with the elves.
Santas Elves and Helpers will bring you down to Santa who will have a present for all children,. Then you can head out to have some festive fun on the traditional farm. A magical experience for all the family. Starting on the 10th and 11th Dec
Then everyday from Saturday 17th Dec until 23rd Dec
Book your preferred Time and Date as Bookings cannot be change or transferred. The farm visit must take place first before the last two tours of the day 15.00 and 15.20. This is because the Farm closes at 3.15 in the winter months. Please arrive 5 minutes before your visit time as once the tour has started you will not be able to join in.
Christmas Openning Hours
We will be closed from Christmas Eve until the 2nd of January 2017 inclusive. The parkland will remain open as per usual all year round.
Newbridge House and Farm Hearse Road Donabate Co. Dublin Phone:(01) 843 6534
Santa Claus has been taking up his annual residence at Aillwee Cave in Ballyvaughan especially to meet children and their families since The Millennium. He works very hard as he prepares this unique event.
Along with Mrs Claus and his team of happy Elves, Santa ensures a very special personalised visit for each child. He arranges lots of exciting entertainment for all the family which continues right throughout each day. There is face painting, a puppet show and lots of carnival entertainment to be enjoyed.
Santa Elves are waiting with their LISTS of the boys and girls visiting every day. They will guide everyone along the cave passageways singing Christmas Carols all the way. Santa Claus with his helper will meet and chat with each child and of course have a present for everyone. Mrs Claus is there to greet the grownups with a glass of Hot Punch and a Mince Pie.
Santa’s train is available for rides all day long which will take you to visit the Birds of Prey Centre. There you will enjoy a complimentary visit to meet a Snowy Owl or a Happy Harris Hawk!!! Scheduled half hour flying displays are at 11am, 12 noon, 1pm, 2pm & 3pm for your enjoyment. At The Birds of Prey Centre, Santa’s helper have prepared and stocked the Ultimate Christmas Shop with wonderful gift ideas for all.
A visit to Santa’s Workshop at Aillwee really is a unique, thrilling, fun filled day out for every generation of your family.
To make a booking Lo Call 1890 245593 or 065 7077036
Only Santa Experience in Ireland with Both a Train and Boat!
• Enchanted Train and Boat Journey
• Meet the Elves & Get Creative – Kid’s receive Rudolph Wrist Buddy
• Sing & Dance with Santa’s Elves & receive Elf Medal
• Visit Santa (all kid’s receive a present & sweet treat)
• Colouring Competition & Letters to Santa
• Festive Christmas Cinema Room
• Kid’s Playground & Santa’s Mini Golf
• Food, Drink and Professional Photo (extra fee)
• Thousands of Twinkling Lights & Much More
• Magical Photo Opportunities Throughout
Make this holiday a special time for your friends and family and join in on the festive family fun at Christmas Island.