As the holiday season approaches, one of the most cherished traditions is visiting Santa Claus, and Worthing offers a range of magical experiences for children and adults alike. Whether it’s a traditional grotto, a festive train ride, or a charming Christmas market, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

Here are some of the best places to see Santa in Worthing this year:

Worthing Winter Market

Location: Steyne Gardens, Worthing BN11 3DT

The Worthing Winter Market is a delightful place to start your Christmas journey. With an array of festive stalls, delicious food vendors, and entertainment for all ages, it’s a great way to get into the holiday spirit. Look out for Santa’s Grotto, where children can meet the man in red himself and share their Christmas wishes.

Highdown Christmas Experience 

Location: Littlehampton Road, Ferring, Worthing BN12 6PG

For a truly unique Santa experience, consider a visit to Highdown. Here, you can enjoy a festive afternoon tea and meet Santa in his enchanting woodland grotto. This picturesque setting provides a magical backdrop for creating unforgettable family memories.

Worthing Museum and Art Gallery 

Location: Chapel Road, Worthing BN11 1HP

The Worthing Museum and Art Gallery offers a special chance to meet Santa in a historical and cultural setting. Children can explore the museum’s exhibits and then share their Christmas wishes with Santa Claus in a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere.

Field Place

Location: Field Place Manor House & Barns, Worthing BN13 1NP

Field Place Winter Wonderland is fast becoming Worthing’s go-to Christmas day of festive fun; book your slot to see Santa and receive a gift, enjoy an array of Christmas Crafts, bouncy castle fun, Magic Mirror photo opportunities in addition to a whole range of festive food and drink offerings – it’s all the fun you’ll need this festive period!

The Venue Worthing

Location: The Venue, 55b Chapel Road Worthing BN11 1EE

The Christmas Wonderland Market at The Venue Worthing is back for another year – this time it’s a two-day event!

With live music, over 40 stall holders, food and drink offerings and most importantly Santa’s Grotto where your child can meet the man himself and receive a free gift! (They will receive a gift with a personalised laser engraved wooden tree decoration- a truly bespoke and unique experience.)

Remember to check the specific dates and times for each event, as they may vary.

Some places may also require advance booking, so be sure to plan ahead.