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Children's Activity Event, from 8 Dec 2018


Santa Underground

Santa Underground


Caphouse Colliery,
New Road,

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 15 - Sun 16 Dec Santa Underground
Mon 17 - Tue 18 Dec Santa Underground
Wed 19 - Thu 20 Dec Santa Underground
Fri 21 - Sun 23 Dec Santa Underground
Wed 9 Jan Wacky Wednesdays
Wed 16 Jan Wacky Wednesdays


Get your Christmas off to a magical start - come and visit Santa in his underground grotto!

Santa is 140m underground this Christmas, greeting mini miners and their friends, so don't miss out on the Christmas fun.

A unique experience for all the family to enjoy together. Under 5's can go underground to visit Santa too.

Tours take place on the hour and half hour.

Sat 24th & Sun 25th November - 10am to 4pm
Sat 1st December - Sun 2nd December - 10 am to 4pm
Sat 8th & Sun 9th December - 10am to 4pm
Sat 15th & Sun 16th December - 10am to 4pm
Mon 17th & Tues 18th - 10am to 4pm
Wed 19th & Thurs 20th - 10am to 5pm (after school visits available)
Friday 21st December - 10am to 4pm
Sat 22nd & Sun 23rd Dec - 10am to 4pm

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

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Event details

Dates Times
Sat 15 - Sun 16 Dec 2018 10:00 to 16:00
Mon 17 - Tue 18 Dec 2018 10:00 to 16:00
Wed 19 - Thu 20 Dec 2018 10:00 to 17:00
Fri 21 - Sun 23 Dec 2018 10:00 to 16:00


Child £7.50 (incl gift and certificate)
Adults £5.50
Booking Fee £2
Tel: 01924 848806 to book your place.

Also see



See location of National Coal Mining Museum for England on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SE 252164  Lat: 53.64376 Long: -1.61925

By Road:
Leave the M1 at jct 40 (A638) towards Wakefield, take the 1st right after the traffic lights (Broadway). The Malt Shovel pub will be on your right. At the end of Broadway turn right onto the A642 to Horbury and Huddersfield.

By Public Transport:
Nearest train station: Wakefield Westgate Railway Station
Nearest bus station: Wakefield Bus Station
Bus Route: Yorkshire Traction Bus 232 from Wakefield Bus Station. Drops off outside the Reindeer Inn.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality

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