Date and Time

From Friday 1st December to Sunday 24th December 2023 3pm - 6pm last entry for a site closure at 7pm Limited slots every 30 minutes


Tickets available from £12.50 per person. Family tickets from £50.00 (which includes 2 Adults & 2 Children) Under 2s come free! (excludes Grotto gift) If you would like your child to leave with a gift from Santa please purchase a child ticket.


Barnstondale Centre, Storeton Lane Barnston, Wirral, CH61 1BX

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Barnstondale's Magical Christmas

Barnstondale's Magical Christmas - Tickets Now Available!

This winter, we’re inviting you to join us for an action packed family experience here at Barnstondale's Magical Christmas.

This is a fundraising event to raise vital funds for our charity which will go to supporting young people from across our region.

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Barnstondale's Magical Christmas

Enchanted Garden

Feel mesmerised by our enchanted sensory garden, meet our mystical friends and chime the seasonal instruments. 

Barnstondale's Magical Christmas

Toasted Marshmallows

Gather around a warm lit fire to melt marshmallows. 

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Barnstondale's Magical Christmas

Deck The Halls

Wander into our magically lit open space, complemented with festive music and plenty of opportunity to elf around. Warm your hands and tummies with festively warm refreshments, whilst watching our Christmas Show.

Barnstondale's Magical Christmas

Creative station

Meet our festive elves and create a Christmas decoration to take home for your tree. Throw snowballs at the Grinch and take in our 'Yuki the Yeti ' short animated story.

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Barnstondale's Magical Christmas

Santa's Grotto

Have a personal meet and greet experience with Santa in his Grotto. Make sure you tell him where his lost presents are. Bring your cameras as there is always time for a (s)elfie!!

Barnstondale's Magical Christmas


Can you help Santa and his friends find the presents in time for Christmas?

Try and spot Santa's presents that have fell out of his sleigh at Barnstondale. Get lost in our Barnstondale maze, plot the presents on the Barnstondale map and notify Santa and the elves.
We need your help to find all the presents in time for Christmas eve!

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Magical Christmas

Event Frequently Asked Questions

How many are included in a family ticket?

Our family tickets are for 2 x adults and 2 x children.

Is entry to this event for a set time period?

Yes. The journey around our event will take approximately 60 minutes and there are lots of lovely characters, attractions and festive treats for you to enjoy as you travel around.

How much does the event cost?

Prices for the event range from £12.50 - £14.00. Under 2s are free. However if you would like your child under 2 years of age to meet Santa and leave with a gift please purchase a ticket.

Family tickets are available from £50.00. A family tickets admits 4 people; 2 adults and 2 children.

What dates are still available?

Our fundraising event will take place on various dates from Friday 1st December – Sunday 24th December. Check the latest availability for all of our dates, here.

What is Barnstondale's Magical Christmas event?

This will be our first festive fundraising extravaganza event as we turn Barnstondale’s majestic grounds into a magical wonderland full of fairy lights, magic and delight.

The journey around our event will take approximately 60 minutes and there are lots of lovely characters, attractions and festive treats for you to enjoy as you travel around.

All profits will go to our bursary fund that supports children and young adults in our region.

What are the dates and timings of this event?

To control numbers on site and ensure your experience is safe and enjoyable, we are offering limited timed ticket entry slots every 30 minutes.

The journey around our event will take approximately 60-90 minutes and there are lots of lovely characters, attractions and festive treats for you to enjoy as you travel around.

When you book you will be able to select your preferred session time, from 3pm to 6pm. The site will close at 7pm.

How do I book my tickets?

Tickets for the event are available online HERE

How will I receive my ticket?

When you book online then you’ll receive an email from us with your booking confirmation attached. Show this booking confirmation on the night of your visit to get entry to the site.

Is parking available?

We have limited FREE on site parking so ask that you arrive ON TIME for your entry.

Will I be able to take photographs?

Yes! We activiely encourage it and would appreciate you sharing them with us on our social media. Prizes will be given out to the best pictures selected by our communications team.

Can we bring our own refreshments?

Yes, but we will have plenty of homemade festive treats and drinks for you to buy on the night for all the family.

We ask that you do not bring alcohol to the event as we are not licensed so please wait until you get home to enjoy your favourite festive tipple!

What happens if I am unable to attend?

Tickets are non-refundable. However, we are happy to swap your tickets to another time/date (if availability allows).

We ask that you contact us at the earliest opportunity (on to see what we can do.

What if the weather is really bad?

It wouldn't be Christmas without a bit of wind and rain! Please dress accordingly for the weather and we're sure you will still have a memorable experience.

We monitor the weather and will close the event if it gets too dangerous (e.g. high winds, thunderstorms). However, this is very rare and we usually make that decision before the event opens for the day. All those who are pre-booked will be contacted and we will post updates on our social media profiles. 

Can I smoke or use an e-cigarette on site?

No, sorry. We are a children's charity so only permit smoking in the car park.

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