Visit Santa Claus at his Woodland Lodge 2018
Visit Santa Claus in the heart of Durham City
On Saturday 17th November Santa Claus arrives in Durham and takes up residence in his Woodland Lodge at Prince Bishops Shopping Centre. Santa's Lodge is located in a magical winter wonderland inside centre retailer M&Co. Families and children can enjoy a visit to Santa all throughout December until Christmas Eve. Find Santa and his elves inside M&Co. You can view our full centre map here.
On the 17th, the day of his arrival, we have some extra special things planned.
- We are expecting an appearance from Snow White, from this year's panto at the Gala Theatre
- Free children's face painting through the day
Where can I see Santa?
Santa's Woodland Lodge is located at Prince Bishops Shopping Centre within centre retailer M&Co.
When will Santa be in his lodge?
Santa's arrival is on Saturday 17th November when he will be in his lodge from 11am until 4pm. Then you can visit every weekend, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays as below.
Fridays 11:00am - 4:00pm
Saturday 11:00am - 4:00pm
Sunday 12:00pm - 4:00pm
From the 15th of December, we run extended opening times as below.
Fri 14th 11:00am - 4:00pm
Sat 15th 10:30am - 4:30pm
Sun 16th 11:30am - 4:00pm
Fri 21st 11:00am - 4:00pm
Sat 22nd 10:30am - 4:30pm
Sun 23rd 11:30am - 4:00pm
Mon 24th 11:00am - 4:00pm
Entry cost is £3.00 per child, with all children receiving a gift. 50 pence from each visit will be donated to the Trees Tops Children Charity, Durham.
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