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Margate Caves. Credit Frank Leppard

Father Christmas at the Caves (2-23Dec)

2nd December - 23rd December 2023
Margate Caves

This festive season Father Christmas will be flying back to the Margate Caves for our ever-popular Christmas Caves.

2nd, 3rd, 9th, 10th, 16th - 23rd December 11am - 4:30pm

Venture deep underground into the Caves and explore our sparkling subterranean wonderland, full of fairytale magic.

Write a letter to Father Christmas under our towering Nutcracker Christmas tree…

Collect a North Pole Penny from the Elf and visit our Wishing Well…

Discover the Frozen Forest and the Sugar Plum Fairy’s Land of Sweets …

Hark! A bell rings! The Chief Elf will call your name when it’s time for your family to visit with Father Christmas. You’ll enjoy some time with him in his cosy Christmas Cave, and the children will receive a special gift.

Journey back above ground where you can warm up with one of our luxury hot chocolates and other seasonal treats in the café.

Head round to Elf HQ where you can create your own special Christmas craft to take home. And find a treasure trove of perfect gifts in our Christmas shop.

Tickets are £12 per child and include their adventure in our Christmassy Caves, a visit with Father Christmas, a Christmas craft activity to take home and a gift to take away. Up to 2 adults per booking are free and no ticket is needed. Any additional adults cost £4 each and will need to be paid for on the day.

Tickets and Pricing

Tickets are £12 per child - Up to 2 adults per booking are free and no ticket is needed



Margate Caves, 1 Northdown Rd, Margate


Conference / Meeting facilities
Gift shop
Restaurant / cafe / tea shop / catering facilities
Step-free access
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