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Children's Activity Event, from 9 Dec 2017

Santa, Elves & Sleigh Bells

Santa, Elves & Sleigh Bells


Louise Larcombe

01909 569416


Woodsetts Road,
North Anston,
Nr Sheffield,
S25 4EQ


Experience a classic family Christmas at the Tropical Butterfly House, Wildlife and Falconry Centre, rated number 1 on TripAdvisor!

Meet Santa in his Grotto (online bookings only)

Take a tractor sleigh ride.

Visit the Elf Workshop, and enter the Christmas jumper competition.

Take part in animal encounters including giving a present to a lemur.**

See the Farm Barn Nativity scene.

Normal admission charges apply, under 2’s are free. Book in to see Santa on the website.

Your time slot includes admission to the wildlife centre from 10am. Please plan to arrive early to the Grotto to avoid missing your slot. If you would like your child to have a present in Santa's Grotto, you can book this online or at the kiosk, the cost is £5 per present.

There is also a special Christmas themed Afternoon Tea available, £8.95 a child, £13.95 an adult. Please book online, and advise of any dietary requirements (gluten free and vegetarian options available).

The Tropical Butterfly House is located just 5 minutes from the M1, junction 31, with free car parking The centre is open every day of the year except Christmas Day and Boxing Day!

* Closing at 4pm on Christmas Eve ** Small donation to charity required

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberAccepts groups

Children welcome

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 16 - Sun 17 Dec 2017 10:00 to 16:30
Wed 20 - Sat 23 Dec 2017 10:00 to 16:30
Sun 24 Dec 2017 10:00 to 16:00


Normal admission charges: Adults: £11 Children: £10.00 (under 2's free) Concessions: £10.00 (senior citizens, students) Explorer Pass (2 adults, 2 children): £37.50 Ranger Pass (2 adults, 3 children): £47

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Events at this Venue

date event
Fri 1 - Sun 24 Dec Christmas Afternoon Tea
Sat 16 - Sun 17 Dec Santa, Elves & Sleigh Bells
Wed 20 - Sat 23 Dec Santa, Elves & Sleigh Bells
Sun 24 Dec Santa, Elves & Sleigh Bells


See location of Tropical Butterfly House on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SK 531846  Lat: 53.35561 Long: -1.20368

By Road:

Leave the M1 at jct 31 and take the A57 signposted to Worksop. Turn left off the A57 at the second set of traffic lights signed to Dinnington. At the brow of the hill turn right just before 'The Cutler' Public House and carry along Woodsetts Road. The Tropical Butterfly House is half a mile out of the village of North Anston on the left hand side of the road.

By Bus:

From Rotherham: The 19A stops right outside. Or the 19 and 19B stop on the next road (Nursery Road)
From Sheffield: The 216, the X5, and the X55 stop on the next road (Nursery Road)

Ample free parking is right outside the entrance.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 3 miles from Kiveton Park station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
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