Christmas Wonderland FAQs
Here are some of our FAQ's for Christmas Wonderland to help you get ready for your visit with us.
Yes, this event is free for Platinum & Gold annual passholders, you will just need to purchase tickets for Santa’s Grotto & the Wishmas Express if you wish to experience these attractions.
Yes, Tesco Clubcard vouchers can be redeemed against the on the gate price for Individual tickets only. Clubcard vouchers cannot be redeemed against Santa’s Grotto & the Wishmas Express tickets. If you wish to book your Grotto & Wishmas Express time slots now you can do so here and then purchase your park entry ticket at the ticket office when you arrive at the park.
Yes, parking is £6 per vehicle.
Yes, all passholders including those under 3 will need to purchase the additional activities.
This can be done by pre-booking your reservation for the individual then selecting the additional experiences in the booking journey.
Please note, you'll need a ticket for each guest in your party for the additional experiences.
Yes, all guests wishing to experience the Enchanted Christmas Grotto will require a ticket for these experiences.
Guests visiting with a free companion ticket will need to purchase the individual ticket package for the Nimbus card holder and reserve their timeslot for the additional experiences.
To claim your companion experience tickets head over to the Guest Services office when you arrive at the park and present them your Nimbus card with the +1/+2 symbol, they will book your Wishmas Express and Enchanted Grotto experiences. Please note, this is on a first come first served basis for the Wishmas Express as Companion places will be limited for each timeslot.
The Enchanted Christmas Grotto is included in the Christmas short break package.
For the Wishmas Express, short break guests will be emailed a link to purchase Wishmas Express ticket for your desired timeslot once you've booked your Christmas short break. Subject to availability.
No, the theme park opens at 12pm for day guests. The entry time stated on your ticket is for the Enchanted Grotto.
Rides & Attractions
Accelerator, Jolly Buccaneer, The Bounty Pirate Ship, Carousel, Troublesome Trucks Runaway Coaster, James & The Red Balloon, Jeremy Jets, Flynn's Fire Rescue, Bertie Bus, Blue Mountain Engines, Captain's Sea Adventure, Cranky's Drop Tower, Toby's Tram Express, Diesel's Locomotive Mayhem, Winstons Whistle-Stop Tours, Engine Tours, Harold's Helicopter Tours, Lady's Carousel, Rocking Bulstrode, Sodor Classic Cars, Discover Thomas Exhibition., Spencers Outdoor Adventure Play & Emily's Adventure Play will all be open. Ride availability may be affected by weather.
Shockwave, River Rapids, Stormforce 10, Air Race, Maelstrom, Wave Swinger, Tidal Towers, Thor, Loki, Jormungandr, Sleipnir, Drunken Barrels, Sheriff Showdown, The Haunting, Flying Dutchman, Dodgems Ahoy & Terence's Driving School.
The Zoo will close at 6pm. If you wish to access Mrs Claus' Kitchen after 6pm, please use the Thomas Land Train
Yes, the Wishmas Express requires a separate ticket that can be purchased alongside your park ticket
The Wishmas Express will be on the Polperro Express opposite the Thomas Land entrance. The entrance is located between the Carousel and the Arcade.
Tickets for the Wishmas Express cost £5pp when purchased separately, but are discounted when purchased as part of a package.
This experience will take approximately 10mins.
Enchanted Christmas Grotto
Yes, Santa's Grotto requires a separate ticket that can be purchased alongside your park ticket
Tickets for Santa's Grotto cost £7pp when purchased separately, but are discounted when purchased as part of a package.
All guests wishing to experience the Enchanted Christmas Grotto will require a ticket.
This experience will take approximately 10mins.
- Access to the Enchanted Christmas Grotto
- A printed family photo with Santa
- A sweet treat for the children
- A hot chocolate for the adults
- Access to Mrs Claus' Kitchen where you can decorate Gingerbread biscuits
Mrs. Claus' Kitchen
Mrs Claus' Kitchen is included with the Santa's Grotto ticket
Mrs Claus' Kitchen is in Mrs Kyndley's Tea Shop in the Zoo
To access Mrs Claus' Kitchen between 6pm - 8pm please use the Thomas Land Train.
Rory's Christmas Party Show
No, Rory's Christmas Party Show is free to access with all tickets
It will take place in the Drayton Theatre
Rory's Christmas Party Show will be at 1pm, 1:30pm, 2pm, 2:30pm, 3:30pm, 4pm, 4:30pm, 5pm, 6pm, 6:30pm & 7pm.
Mrs. Claus' Christmas Spectacular End of Day Show
Mrs Claus' Christmas Spectacular will take place on the Main Stage in the center of the park
Mrs Claus’ Christmas Spectacular will be at the end of each day on the main stage.