A Magical Christmas for all the Family

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ARE you busy planning your family’s visit to see Santa this year?

Look no further than the Burnavon, Cookstown, as this enchanted grotto is not to be missed!

SANTA’S MAGICAL GROTTO AT THE BURNAVON + Win a Hamper worth £50 compliments of ASDA Cookstown!

15th – 21st December

Admission: £6 per child

This is one of the most special occasions in every child’s life, their visit to see Santa in his Grotto before the big day itself.

So choose wisely. The Burnavon once again hosts Santa in his Magical Grotto from 15th December up until the 21st.

During their visit children will have the opportunity to write and post their special letter, meet and chat with Santa and receive a special gift and a photograph of their visit.

Admission to the grotto is £6 per child, adults go free.

Once you have booked your ticket to the grotto you are automatically entered into a free draw to win a luxury hamper worth £50 compliments from ASDA Cookstown.

The winner will be announced on Friday 21st December.

Please note that all photographs will be available for collection at the time of your visit.


15th December: 10am, 11am, 12Noon, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm, 5pm

16th December: 2pm, 3pm, 4pm, 5pm

17th – 21st December: 3pm – 7pm

Please note there are limited spaces available for each session, booking is essential!

Book now to avoid disappointment!

SPECIAL OPENING FOR SCHOOL AND GROUP VISITS can be accommodated on the following dates: 17th, 18th & 19th December with two sessions available at 9.30am or 11.30am. Booking is essential for school or group bookings.

For further information or to pre-book your place contact the Burnavon Box Office on 028 867 69949 (option 1).


Sunday 16th December

The Armagh Rhymers will also make a special Christmas appearance on Sunday 16th December, in the foyer of The Burnavon, Cookstown.

As one of Northern Ireland’s most celebrated folk theatre ensembles, The Armagh Rhymers have delighted audiences all over the world with their unique blend of music, drama, song and dance.

With a selection of Christmas music, they are sure to get everyone into the Christmas spirit.


Parents if you’re looking for that last minute Christmas gift, check out the Craft Shop located in the Burnavon.

Stocking a wide selection of local handmade crafts, there’s something for everyone.

Look out for discounts where you could save up to 20% on any purchase made in the gift shop.


Enjoy the many Christmas activities taking place in the Burnavon in the weeks that run up to Christmas.

The Burnavon Folk Club will be providing fantastic on street entertainment from 2.30pm – 4pm on Saturday 8th December.

You may even get a glimpse of Santa himself!

Don’t miss the talented Armagh Rhymers on Sunday 16th December from 2pm -4pm. Their music, storytelling and song are sure to get you in a festive mood.

There’s definitely something for all the family in Cookstown and The Burnavon this Christmas!

For further information contact Cookstown Tourist Information Centre on 028 8676 9949, email tic@cookstown.gov.uk