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Christmas at Bicton

Celebrate the Festive Season at Bicton Park with a Host of Events this Winter

Christmas Lunch and Christmas Parties

Each Thursday, Friday and Sunday from 14th November – Sunday 22nd December

Choice of 12pm or 1.30pm

From just £12.95


Enjoy all the trimmings with a festive lunch at Bicton Park this November and December. Offering superb quality  and great value, you can choose between one, two or three courses.

Traditional favourites on offer, including roast turkey and roast beef, as well as vegetarian and gluten free options using the finest local produce, home cooked to perfection.


One course: £12.95, two courses: £15.95, 3 courses: £21.95. Free admission to members. Normal entrance fees apply to non-members.


Call 01395 568465 or email for more information and to book.


Late Night Shopping and Craft Fair

Friday 13th December

4.30pm – 8.30pm

Free Entry & Free Parking


Come in from the cold and get into the festive spirit with Bicton Park’s annual Late Night Shopping and Craft Fayre. Bursting with all local handmade gifts and festive treats, including jewellery, woodwork, Vegan Soy Candles and everything in between; Bicton Park is the perfect place to enjoy a spot of Christmas shopping, all under one roof.


Our gift to you this festive season- enjoy a complimentary arrival drink and mince pie whilst enjoying carol singing led by the fantastic Budleigh Male Voice Choir.


Browse local artisan craft stands, and get up to 50% off Bicton gift shop items

 in our huge one night only sale!


News in from the North Pole… Santa’s Grotto will be open! For only £6.50, children

will receive a gift from the jolly man himself! Booking is not required.


Bar and servery open for hot and cold drinks, cake and snacks.


Santa’s Grotto

Open each Saturday and Sunday from the 7th December, 12pm – 4pm

Open Evening on Friday 13th December, 4.30pm – 7.30pm

Santa will be here Monday 23rd December 12- 4pm and he will be making a very special visit on Christmas Eve 11am-2.30pm.


Santa's Grotto is a personalised experience at only £6.50 per child including a special gift, you will be greeted by one of Santa's helpful elves who will introduce you to our authentic Santa, who would love to hear all your Christmas wishes, receive your written wish lists, listen to your favourite joke and give you a high five.


No booking is required but Santa is a very popular chap! Tickets are sold on the day in the gift shop on a first come, first serve basis. Entrance cost applies if you are not a member of Bicton Park.


Santa’s Magical Workshop

Dates remaining are Tuesday 17th December & Thursday 19th December

5.30pm arrival for a 6pm prompt departure.

Just £19.95 per child aged 2 to 12 years (including 1 accompanying adult)


Time is running out; Father Christmas and his elves need your help to get everything ready for the big day!

Wrap up warm to ride the Woodland Railway to join Father Christmas and his fun and lovable elves at Bicton Magical Christmas Workshop where you will enjoy seasonal activities including a sing a long with Father Christmas. All Children will receive a premium gift from Father Christmas and a gift bag to take home all items made.


This event is suitable for children aged 2 to 12 years (not suitable for under 2s). The price includes one accompanying adult, additional adults £8.95 each. Please arrive at 5.30pm for a prompt 6pm

departure on Bicton Woodland Railway.


Please note, this event sells out quickly. Please book online at to avoid



The Gift that Keeps on Giving

From only £19.95 per year


Why not treat your loved ones to the gift of an annual membership this year? With over 63 acres of beautiful botanical gardens, over 300 years of history; there are many adventures to be had and explored.

From only £19.95 per year.


Bicton Park is a place for everyone to enjoy all year round, come rain or shine, and with a variety of events happening throughout the year there is always something new to experience.


From the wide range of flowers that come in bloom all year round, our 19th Centaury Palm House, nestled in amongst our World Champion tree collection, a walk back in time in our Countryside Museum or the relaxing restaurant serving local, fresh produce where you can look over the Stunning Italian garden and enjoy delicious cakes, coffee and home cooked specials to a selection of Children's Play areas, there is something for everyone.


With the Bicton membership not only do you get unlimited entry to Bicton park for 12months but you also get unlimited entry into our sister site, Morwellham Quay- an award-winning attraction which forms part of a World Heritage Site, featuring a historic port, village and copper mine.

Every child named on a membership get a 20 visit – Indoor play barn pass worth £20


Membership also entitles you to receive discount in our gift shops and restaurants. 


Adult, Concession and Family memberships are available to purchase from our reception, by calling 01395 568465 or on our website