Newhailes Christmas - The Snow Queen and Elf School

This festive season, bring the whole family to meet The Snow Queen who has sprinkled her Christmas magic over Newhailes. Visit the ice-grotto and receive your very special long as you have been good this year!

Whilst you are here, why not head to Elf School and help the busy elves prepare for Christmas? As one of Santa's little helpers, you can take part in a range of festive crafts, songs and dance.

Dates & Times

Saturday 9 December

Sunday 10 December

Saturday 16 December

Sunday 17 December

11- 4pm daily; at Newhailes Visitor Centre

Please note:

- The last visit to meet The Snow Queen is at 15:45.

- The last entry to Elf School is 15:30


Meet The Snow Queen - £6 per child

Elf School - £6 per child

Advanced booking online is essential. If you are participating in both activities, please book a timed ticket, allowing at least 1 hour between the activities. 

A limited number of tickets will be available to purchase on the day subject to availability.

Event is recommended for families and young children up to age 10. Children under 5 must be supervised by an adult at all times.

Please note: There is a car parking charge at Newhailes of £3 per car for non-NTS members. Why not join the NTS at Newhailes for free entry to all our 129 sites?

Don't forget to wrap up warm in outdoor clothing, with scarves, hats and gloves, as the event will take place both indoors and outside!