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The Reindeer Centre

Magical Christmas fun for all the family


For a pre-Christmas treat that's as magical as the day itself, visit the famous Reindeer Grotto at Capralama Farm, Bethersden, near Ashford home to our herd of 100 Reindeer

Visit Santa's Magical 150ft Grotto via our animated festive scenes where Father Christmas is waitng to greet the children in his log cabin.  The Reindeer are on hand to make this a magical moment.  A professional photographer is available to record your special day.

Every child receives a gift and Reindeer Centre Passport which they can collect stamps in on their visit around.  Adults are well catered for and can enjoy a complimentary mince pie whilst enjoying the atmosphere.

There is also a wealth of further entertainment on site, including a children's play area, bouncy castle and an extended Animal Corner featuring pigs, goats, llamas, wallabies, rabbits and donkeys..  Gift Shop, plus of course, our beautiful reindeer.

Outdoor refreshments are available to keep out the winter chill, and feed Santa's Reindeer a fresh carrot! Where else could you go to get this close to so many of these friendly enchanting animals?


This will be the 12th year that Father Christmas has returned to his home in this unique grotto. make sure you don't miss out on this very special start to Christmas, don't forget to download your "Christmas Wish List" to give to Santa when you visit him here at The Reindeer Centre.

Opening Times

Pre-booking not necessary


  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible toilets
  • Credit cards accepted (not American Express)
  • Groups welcome
  • Refreshments (seasonal)
  • Suitable for families