Santa’s Grotto this Christmas at Knowsley Safari 2016

Friday 23rd December: Grotto is fully booked today! Just to remind you, we are closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day. Have a wonderful Christmas, thank you for all the lovely comments about our Grotto!



Winter is officially upon us and the countdown to Christmas begun! It’s our favourite time of year, so we’re going to celebrate on safari with a whole heap of festive fun and treats.

It all starts on Friday 11th November with free entry to the foot safari and the safari drive is only £15 per car for up to 7 people – so long as everyone has their own seat!

Visit the Christmas stalls serving festive food and drink and of course you can visit the big man himself at Santa’s Grotto*! Santa’s Grotto will be open every day from Friday 16th December to Friday 23rd December. Avoid disappointment, please try to arrive early and get your time slot for meeting Santa.

Take a break from the jam-packed Christmas shopping and relax with a festive treat or two with free entry to the foot safari, and only £15 per car on the safari drive!

*Santa’s Grotto is £6 per visit including gift. You can also purchase a professionally lit, framed photograph and keyrings to keep as a memento of your visit.

Some of the lovely messages and pictures we have received, thank you to all those getting in touch!


Opening Dates for November & December

This winter we are open Friday, Saturday & Sunday each week and over the Christmas holidays! Park opening times are below and you can check to see if the rides are open by clicking here.


Open Friday 16th, to Friday 23rd December

Closed Saturday 24th, Sunday 25th, Monday 26th

Open Tuesday 27th December to 31st December

Closed New Years Day

Open Monday 2nd January to Sunday 8th January



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