Join Father Christmas in a truly magical moment in the parks iconic mansion. This experience features a decorated home that makes for the perfect setting in which to surprise your Children! This year, our Father Christmas experience returns as a traditional meet and greet – meaning for a more personal opportunity that will inspire family memories to treasure for a lifetime.

The Great Hall

Step into the Great Hall and enjoy the splendour of this fantastical house. As soon as you see the Christmas trees and hear the music, you’ll escape the everyday and enjoy a family selfie in our magical sleigh!

Meet Father Christmas in the Drawing Room

We’ve brought back the traditions of a personalised visit, where you’ll get to interact with the big man himself – so don’t forget to tell him your Christmas wish! Every Child receives an age-appropriate present from Father Christmas and we finish with another family photo in front of the resident Gonks! 

The Enchanted Garden – included in admission

Your Christmas adventure doesn’t stop after you’ve met Father Christmas! Before or after you meet him, discover a world of cute and colourful homes where all kinds of characters live in quiet harmony. This optional activity trail is an exciting way to explore a secret garden where imagination knows no end!



Dates, Times & Duration

16, 17, 21, 22 & 23 December, 2023
House open 10.30am – 4.45pm (last admission).

Meeting Father Christmas after 3.30pm?
Discover the Earl’s Garden and Enchanted Trail first.

Allow up to 20 minutes for this experience.


Mount Edgcumbe House

This experience takes place inside the famous Mount Edgcumbe mansion! Enter via the main front door. Simply follow the signs from the Barrow Centre car park.


Tickets to meet Father Christmas include admission to The Earl’s Garden and the Enchanted Garden activity trail.

Adults – £2.99

Children – £12.99
Includes a present from Father Christmas and an illustrated guidebook to find everything in the garden.

Infants – £1.99