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Winter Wonderland

Sleigh bells ring, are you listening?

We’re just working our magic on our 2022 festivities. Visit soon for more details.

We know how to bring the joy and magic at Christmas time. Santa Claus will be returning to Crieff Hydro for 2022. 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

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. 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 – 2022 dates coming soon
Tickets – £16 per child, so everyone gets a chance to see Santa, bookings are for 2 adults per family

The Woods of Winter

900 acres of winter woodland walks. Our favourite? The Winter Trail outside our grand entrance. 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 winter trail. Illuminated by a light arch, twinkling fairy lights and Christmas decorations, remember to look out for our Woods of Winter scene and our friendly Hydro mascots Glen the Stag and Hamish the Hedgehog!

Where – Start at the front doors of Crieff Hydro
Date – 2022 dates coming soon
Tickets – Free, no need to book

Christmas Show - Glen and Hamish Save Christmas

A 15 minute performance performed in The Ballroom.

Father Christmas and his sleigh, pulled by his trusty reindeer Rudolph, were flying over Crieff Hydro one Christmas Eve, ready to deliver all the presents to the children of Big Country when the Santa capacitor in the sleigh stopped working. The capacitor is the gizmo that enables Santa to bend time so that all the presents can be delivered in one night- will Super-Stag and Hog be able to save Christmas?

Where – The Ballroom.
Date – 2022 dates coming soon
Tickets – Free, no need to book

Meet the Reindeer

*Make sure you book for each person that will be going into the enclosure (that includes all children and adults as well). Under 2’s go free but need to be held in their grown-ups arms.*
*All under 16s must be accompanied by an adult*

What to expect:

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 our reindeers Ivy and Mabel in an enclosed space
  • Photo opportunities
  • 2022 dates coming soon

Good to know:

  • For the reindeers’ and your safety, we’ll be limiting each session to 20 people
  • Please meet at reception 15 minutes before your session.
  • Our reindeer are on a special diet to help them fly so please don’t feed or touch them during the experience.

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