Drayton Manor's Christmas Wonderland

Selected dates between 24th November - 31st December

Make magical festive memories you’ll never forget at your very own winter wonderland this Christmas! Drayton Manor’s Christmas Wonderland is full of family festive fun with Christmas activities for children aplenty.

Experience the magic of Christmas as you visit Santa’s grotto*, make your Christmas wishes come true on the Wishmas Express illuminating light trail*, and be filled with festive joy in Thomas Land as your favourite rides sparkle with a special Christmas glow.

As evening falls, thousands of festive lights twinkle and shine throughout the resort as Mrs Claus presents her Christmas Singalong Spectacular with a festive finale you’ll have to see to believe at the ultimate destination for Christmas family fun in the Midlands!

*additional charges apply

For Christmas Wonderland FAQs, please click here.

NEW: Enchanted Christmas Grotto

Santa and his elves need your help to prepare for the big day! Make magical memories that will last a lifetime as you step into the home of Christmas magic and even meet Santa himself!​​


  • Meet & Greet with Santa
  • Souvenir Family Photo
  • A Small Gift of Choice for Kids
  • Hot Chocolate for Adults

NEW: Mrs Claus' Christmas Spectacular

Christmas is almost here! Join Mrs Claus as she sends Santa off on his journey to deliver joy around the world with a special Christmas singalong show! It’s the ultimate festive feelgood experience. There’s also a special sprinkling of magic with a finale you’ll have to see to believe!

NEW: Wishmas Express

What will you wish for this Christmas? Join Arthur the Elf on a magical journey to make your Christmas wishes come true.

The Wishmas Express will take you on a mesmerising illuminated journey through a Christmas dreamland filled with light and magic, to a land where wishes might just come true! ​

Christmas Rides

Join Thomas and his friends as they light up the tracks with festive decorations. Enjoy a ride on Accelerator, The Bounty Pirate Ship, Troublesome Trucks, Cranky's Drop Tower, and other Thomas Land favourites.​​ To see the full list of available rides, click here.

More Festive Fun

Rory's Christmas Party Show

Get into the Christmas spirit with extra helpings of festive fun at Rory's Christmas Party Show! Clap, sing and dance along with Rory and friends in this delightful interactive Christmas celebration show.​​

Mrs Claus Kitchen

Mrs Claus' Kitchen

Mrs Claus is practicing for her big show, so she’s left Cookie the Elf in charge of preparing the Christmas gingerbread! Help Cookie decorate the biscuits to perfection, spreading Christmas cheer along the way!


Included with Grotto ticket

Christmas Decorations

Christmas Decorations

Step into a Christmas wonderland as Drayton Manor transforms into a festive paradise, with enchanting Christmas decorations that will leave you spellbound. From the moment you arrive, you'll be immersed in the spirit of the season.

Drayton Manor Tickets & Prices

Park Entry + Santa's Grotto

Park entry plus access to Santa's Grotto (including free family photo, sweet treat for children & hot chocolate for adults) and Mrs Claus' Kitchen

  • Individual Tickets

    from £30
  • Under 3's

    from £7

Park Entry Only

Access to Rides, the Zoo, Rory's Christmas Party Show and Mrs Claus' Christmas Spectacular.

  • Individual Tickets

    from £25
  • Under 3's

    from £0

Short Breaks

Make festive family memories with an incredible value short break at Drayton Manor Resort from just £82pp!

Your stay includes

  • One night’s accommodation in our Festive four-star hotel
  • Breakfast included with appearances from Sir Topham Hatt and Friends (selected dates only)
  • One Day Theme Park Entry
  • Exclusive Access to our Enchanted Christmas Grotto
  • Late check out of 11am
  • A round of Crazy Golf for all the family
  • A magical Christmas Treasure Hunt around the hotel
  • A chance for your little ones to write a letter to Father Christmas!
  • Free Car Parking and Guest Wi-Fi

Annual Pass

Christmas Wonderland is free to enter for all 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.

Festive Fun Continues

Join us between Christmas & New Years as we continue the festivities. Although we won’t have Santa’s Grotto during this time, there will still be plenty to enjoy around the park including the Wishmas Express, Thomas Land and Mrs Claus’ New Years Eve Show.

Looking for a Christmas Party?

Whether you’re planning your annual Christmas party night with your closest friends, a celebration with colleagues, or even a festive lunch with the family, we've got you covered

Frequently Asked Questions

Click here to see our FAQ's for Christmas Wonderland to help you get ready for your visit with us.

Entertainment Schedule