Step into Christmas at Zippys!
November 30, 2020
Christmas is on at Zippys Playworld!
We are delighted to offer a magical grotto experience for the children visiting Zippy's PlayWorld this December.
All of the grotto visits can be booked online 24 hours a day.
There are several options to choose from:
Please book online at
The winter wonderland and grotto at Zippys Playworld
Christmas play sessions
18th 4-6pm (End of school term)
12th, 13th, 19th, 20th, December 10am - 12pm, 12:30pm - 2:30pm, 3 - 5pm
The Christmas play sessions & Santa's grotto include a hot meal and a drink for the children. RSPB approved Reindeer food making, sending a writing a letter to Santa, arts and craft to take home and hang on your tree, Christmas colouring, and that special visit to Santa's grotto and the winter wonderland with an early gift from Santa and his helpful Elves.
Walking through a magical winter wonderland. See Polar Bears, forest animals, Penguins, Reindeer, Snowmen and even Elsa and Ana!
You'll then step into Santa's workshop and sit in your throne, next to a roaring fireplace, Christmas trees and you'll get that early special gift from Father Christmas. Our friendly Elf will be with you every step of the way to help you with your visit.
Please note the centre will be closed for normal entry this day.
Add a Grotto visit to your play session
Add a grotto visit to your soft play session when visiting on these dates:
Available 7th, 8th, 9th, 11th, 15th, 16th, 18th, 21st, 22nd, and 23d December
Please see the online bookings for timings.
Whilst playing at Zippy's you'll be allocated a time slot for your grotto and winter wonderland visit. This will be given to you on arrival. Our staff and friendly Elf will guide you through the whole festive experience. We'll have cookies, chocolate milk and that special gift from Father Christmas for all the children too!
Please book your soft play session and add the grotto on to your play session for this option.
Toddler Morning Santa Visit
Starting on the 3rd December, 7th, 8th, 9th & 11th too 9.30am- 12pm
Take your little ones for a walk through a magical, winter wonderland. Look out for Polar Bears, forest animals, Penguins, Reindeer, Snowmen and even Elsa and Ana!
You'll then step into Santa's workshop and sit on your throne, next to a roaring fire, Christmas trees and receive an early special gift from Father Christmas. Our friendly Elf will be with you every step of the way to help you with your visit.
All the children receive toast and juice during their play session too!
We have lots of safety measured in place, with groups of no more than 6, social distancing, face coverings, ventilation, full sanitisation between sessions of seating plus many more procedures.
Christmas Opening Times