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Winter Wonderland

Sleigh bells ring, are you listening?

We know how to bring the joy and magic at Christmas time! Santa Claus has left Crieff Hydro for the year, BUT he will be back in his grotto in 2021! Ho, ho, ho

It’s time to make some memories with your family and friends. So grab your Christmas jumper or put on your antlers as you’re about to walk in a Winter Wonderland!

Santa's Grotto 2021

He’s red, he’s jolly and he’ll be back for another year! If your kids are looking to meet THE Santa Claus you are in luck as he’ll be with us throughout the festive period in 2021. Enter Santa’s Grotto and you’ll see his nice and naughty list, presents and meet some of his elves. Santa’s Grotto will include:

  • Fun and sing along with Santa’s elves
  • A present from under the tree
  • Meet and greet with Santa
  • A professional picture with Santa

Where – The Drawing Room
Date – Friday 26 November – Thursday 23 December 2021 (selected days)
Tickets – £16 per child

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Candy Cane Lane

900 acres of winter woodland walks. Our favourite? The Winter Trail from Crieff Hydro to Action Glen. Start by waving ‘cheerio’ to our reindeer, pick up a winter warming drink from the converted bus bar and start making your way along the cinder path. Illuminated by a light arch, fire pits and Christmas decorations, remember to look out for the Gruffalo as you enter the woods!

Where – Start at the front doors of Crieff Hydro
Date – Friday 26 November 2021 – Sunday 2 January 2022
Time – All day and into the evening
Tickets – Free, no need to book

Meet the Reindeer

We’ve got two very special guests joining us this festive season. A couple of Reindeer have flown in all the way from the North Pole and have made themselves at home in our 900 acre estate. Join the team for daily walks and talks to find out all about our festive friends! A 20 minute session with the reindeer and will include:

  • Fun facts and information from our reindeer expert
  • Walk around with the reindeer in an enclosed space
  • Photo opportunities
  • Friday 26 November –  Thursday 23 December 2021 (Wednesday – Sundays)


P.S. Our reindeer are on a special diet to help them fly so don’t feed or touch them during the experience.

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