This is every place you can see Santa Claus in Leeds this Christmas

The festive season has begun and many families across the city will be looking forward to visiting Santa this year.

Thursday, 21st November 2019, 5:00 pm

Here is everywhere you can see Father Christmas in Leeds:

Leeds German Market

Head to the Leeds German Christmas market for Santa's breakfast.

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The Leeds German Christmas Market is one of the places families can go and see Santa.

Every Saturday and Sunday morning families can join Santa for a buffet breakfast in the Alp Chalet. and a festive treasure hunt.

It costs £15 for 12 years and under and includes a gift from Santa. It is £11.50 for adults and children aged 13 up.

Dates and times found on the website.Merrion Centre

Head to the Merrion Centre to complete a free trail map that will guide you to Santa Claus.

Anyone who completes it has the chance of winning a prize draw to see Disney on Ice at the First Direct Arena.

A visit is £2 per child, £5 for visit and present and £8 for a visit, present and photo.

Opening times found on the website.

Kirkgate Market

Santa will be doing a series of pop-up events at Kirkgate Market.

He will be there alongside the 'Christmas dragon' on the 7, 14, 21, 22, 23 and 24th of December.

See the website for full information.Lotherton Hall

Lotheron Hall are hosting a full Christmas experience including a twelve days of Christmas walk, uncovering a secret fairy hideaway and visiting the Elf Village.

Families can visit Santa in the North Pole and help the elves in their workshop.

It costs £12.95 and full details are on the website.

Harewood House

Mr and Mrs Claus have taken up residence once again in Terrace Cottage in Harewood House.

Families will visit the cottage and hear interactive stories and songs, get a photo with Santa and a personalised gift.

Tickets cost £9 for a child and a family can get a ticket for £46.

Times and dates can be found on the website.

Victoria Arcade

Santa's Grotto will be in front of the Victoria Gate from Saturday, November 23.

The grotto will initially open over the weekend of 23rd - 24th November, and then again for the weekend on the 30th November - 1st December and will be open daily from 7th December until Christmas Eve.

All prices, dates and information can be found on the website.Abbey House Museum

Wander through the Victorian streets, listen to carols and get creaive with your Chrismtas list before visiting Santa in his wonderland grotto.

There is a relaxed Santa visit on December 7 for children who find a museum trip a little daunting.

All other dates and times are available on the website. Each visit costs £4.50.

Temple Newsam

Families can visit Santa every weekend in December at Temple Newsam.

Visits to Santa cost £5 plus the general admission price but children get a present to take home.

Full details on the website.