hopping aboard one of the Santa Specials. Face painters will be waiting to add Christmas tree or snowmen decorations and, of course, children will meet the man in red himself.
Tickets: £4.50 to £18
Spa Valley Railway, Tun Wells Satnav: TN2 5 QY Children can visit Santa’s secret study and workshop, where they can take part in a variety of Christmas crafts and activities such as helping to decorate the tree, enjoying Christmas crafts, quizzes and colouring, having their face painted and making decorations, signs and cards to take home to show the family. Tickets: £14.50 (per child) event.bookitbee.com/18229/ penshurst-place
Penshurst Place and Gardens Satnav: TN11 8DG
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