If you have kids – or are a bit of a kid at heart yourself – you're probably scheduling in an appointment with ol' Saint Nick around about now. From the end of November through to Christmas Eve, that guy's grappling with a pretty hectic schedule, making appearances all over the country.
In the capital alone, Santa's got himself gigs at shops, department stores, historic palaces – even London Zoo. Truly, he's not leaving any stone unturned.
From a super-festive afternoon of storytelling to a thoroughly Victorian Christmas, we've rounded up the very best Santa's Grottos to get you and the family ready for the festivities this year (if all those Christmas lights and festive fairs haven't got you in the mood already)…
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