Where can I see Santa?

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Skipton area

The Skipton Craven Rotary Santa Sleigh will be visiting Skipton this December.

Santa will be on the road throughout the month as follows. Any changes due to bad weather or other circumstances will be notified via skiptoncravenrotary.co.uk or on Facebook. Please stay on the pavement to allow Santa to maintain a safe distance when talking to the children and dishing out sweets

Times are 5.45pm to 8.00pm (approx) each day

Wednesday 7th - Carleton Road/Carleton Close & Avenue/Burnside
Thursday 8th - Carleton

Friday 9th - Moorview Way to Hurrs Road
Monday 12th - Sackville Street/Castle Street & roads off/Ermysted Street/Sunmoor Drive
Tuesday 13th - Horse Close
Wednesday 14th - Greatwood/Aldersley Avenue
Thursday 15th - Princess Drive/Regent/Greenacres/Overdale Grange
Friday 16th - Bradley

Monday 19th - Granville Street/The Raikes/Raikeswood Road/Raikes Road/Tarn Moor
Wednesday 21st - Gargrave Road/Gainsborough Court/Woodlands Drive/Rockwood Drive
Thursday 22nd - Embsay

These areas are only a guide - Santa will visit as many adjacent streets as possible

He'll also be at supermarkets in Skipton on the following dates, between 10am and 4pm each day:

Friday 2nd December - Morrisons Skipton
Saturday 3rd December - Morrisons Skipton
Sunday 4th December - Morrisons Skipton

Friday 9th December - Morrisons Skipton
Saturday 10th December - Tesco Skipton
Sunday 11th December - Tesco Skipton

Friday 16th December - Morrisons Skipton
Saturday 17th December - Tesco Skipton

Sunday 18th December - Tesco Skipton

Find out more at facebook.com/skiptoncravenrotarysantasleigh

The Christmas Adventure at Thornton Hall

Santa is at Thornton Hall Country Park at Thornton-in-Craven until 24th December: Find out more at christmasadventures.co.uk

Bolton Abbey Estate

Santa is at the Bolton Abbey Estate through December in Strid Wood - booking is essential via boltonabbey.com

Coniston Hall

Father Christmas is also hosting a Woodland Walk at Coniston near Gargrave. See theconistonhotel.com/offer/santas-woodland-walk for details.

Embsay and Bolton Abbey Steam Railway

You can book onto a Santa Special on the Embsay and Bolton Abbey Steam Railway to see Father Christmas this year. More at embsayboltonabbeyrailway.org.uk

Ilkley area

All Saints Primary School Christmas Fair

On Saturday 10th December 12noon-2pm you can meet Santa at the All Saints PTA Christmas Fair, taking place at the school on Easby Drive in Ilkley. There'll also be food and drinks, crafts, games, face painting, music and much more!

The Ilkley Round Table 'Santa Float' will visit Addingham, Ilkley and Ben Rhydding from 11th December:

Sunday 11th December 4.30-8pm: Addingham

Monday 12th December 6.30-8.45pm: Valley Drive area

Tuesday 13th December 6.30-8.45pm: Ilkley Town Centre

Friday 16th December 6.30-8.45pm: Ben Rhydding

Sunday 18th December 4.30-8pm: Dale View area

Detailed routes will be available on the Ilkley Round Table Facebook page: facebook.com/ilkleyroundtable  where there'll also be a Santa Tracker, so you know when he's close to you!


Santa’s Sleigh is coming to Burley with the Scouts and Girlguiding.  Santa’s elves will not be knocking on doors so please look/listen out for us.

Sunday 11th December from 4pm: Endor Cr, Holme Grove, Hill Cr, Sandholme Dr, St Michaels Way, Prospect Rd, St Philips, Norwood, Fenton, Lawn, Grangefield

Wednesday 14th December from 6pm: Sun Lane, Mansfield Rd, Wrexham Rd, Greenhow, Hall Dr, Southfield Rd, Copse, Langford Rd, West View, Aireville 

Thursday 15th December From 6pm: Midgley Rd, Manse Rd, Station Rd, Long Meadows Estate, Main St, Wellfield

Friday 16th December 6pm – 7pm: Scalebor

Text BURLEYSANTA to 70450 to donate £2 (Texts cost £2 plus one standard rate message)

Keighley area

Keighley Market

Keighley Market will be getting people into the Christmas spirit with a series of festive activities, workshops and events. The market hall has been trimmed up with a fabulous Christmas display and there will be festive workshops for children on Saturday 10th and Saturday 17th December, from 10am to 4pm.

Santa and his elves will be in his grotto at Keighley Market on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 December between 10am and 3pm, there will also be face painting and a tombola raising money for Sue Ryder Manorlands Hospice and Dementia Friendly.

Keighley Lions

Keighley Lions are bringing Santa to Morrisons in Keighley every weekend up until Christmas so you can take the kids to see him in his grotto.

He will also be on tour around estates and villages in the Keighley area through December in conjunction with local Scout groups.

Santa can visit your home!

In return for a donation to Sue Ryder Manorlands Hospice, you could have Santa drop round to your house this month to say hello to the kids on the doorstep personally! To book you need to go in-person to the Sue Ryder Manorlands Charity Shop on Cavendish Street in Keighley - bookings cannot be made by phone or online. Find out more on the Keighley Santa Facebook page.


On Friday 9th December, Keighley Lions assisted by 1st Silsden Scout Group will be out with Santa in Silsden, 6-8pm. 

The Silsden Gala team are taking Santa on the road around Silsden for a Christmas Parade on Friday 16th December from 5.30pm.

He will make stops at Selfie Stations at the following times along the route:

Silsden Fire Station 17.30
Kent/Gloucester Ave 17.40
Park Green 17.50
Kingsway Vets 18.15
Hunters Meadow 18.30
Dale View 18.40
Aireville Crescent 18.55
Belton Rd/Fulton Crescent 19.20


Keighley to Skipton Tractor Parade (Rudolph's Run)

The Lothersdale Agricultural Discuss Group illuminated tractor run is back on MONDAY 19th December. It will leave Keighley Tarn at 6.15pm before heading through Keighley town centre, Riddlesden, Silsden, Steeton, Sutton, Cross Hills, Kildwick, Bradley and into Skipton.

See the full route and more details at rombaldsradio.com/local/calendar/event/rudolphs-run-2022/




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