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Please note, this event is fully booked. To be added to a cancellation list, please email events@hestercombe.com.

To see our other festive events and book your tickets, please visit our Christmas events page.

Bring your four-legged friends for a very special visit to Hestercombe's very own Santa Paws! Based in the Gift Shop in Hestercombe House, Santa Paw's grotto will be bursting with festive cheer and a lovely way to get your doggy in the mood for Christmas.

Each dog will receive a special gift, and you'll be able to take your own photos of your dogs with Santa Paws.

Dates & Times

  • Saturday 18th & Sunday 19th December
  • 12pm - 3pm on both days, with slots every 5 minutes

Prices & Tickets

  • Dogs: £8 per dog
  • Humans: half price gardens admission (Hestercombe members go free)

Good to know

This event is suitable for dogs only - any other animals will be turned away.

Please arrive at the Gift Shop at your allocated time. If you arrive late, you may have to wait until a free slot to see Santa Paws.

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Event Location

Gift Shop, Hestercombe House
Hestercombe Gardens
Cheddon Fitzpaine
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