Santa is coming to Cotswold Airport for the first time

Described as the world's first grotto production onboard a jumbo jet, Father Christmas and his elf cabin crew will be coming to Cotswold Airport, with the chance for children to meet Santa on the aeroplane throughout December 2022.

By Zoe Gater  |  Published
Cotswold Airport is offering a one of a kind meet and greet with Santa, kicking off in November 2022.

For the first time ever, little elves and their parents can look forward to meeting Santa on board a Boeing 747 at Cotswold Airport. 

Launching on Friday 25 November 2022, Gloucestershire families can discover how Negus, the British Airways jumbo jet preserved at Cotswold Airport, helps Father Christmas save Christmas - and meet Santa himself in his Christmas office.

While staying firmly on the ground, the immersive theatrical grotto production lasts approximately one hour, with each group being guided by their very own appointed elf, featuring lots of theatrics, singalongs and fun, all before being transported by the magic of Christmas to the North Pole to meet Father Christmas. 

Plus, once guests have disembarked the aircraft, they will venture into a full-size gingerbread house to meet Mrs Claus, where she will guide them in decorating their own magical gingerbread to take home.

To finish the experience, children will be led into the Toy Factory, where Crumpet and his team have been working hard in preparation for Christmas and every child can choose and build a teddy bear - before making a Christmas wish! 

Tickets cost £20 per adult and £35 per child. 

For more information or to book tickets, call Cotswold Airport on (01285) 771177. 

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