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image for Children's Activity Event item typeMagical Grotto at Cressing Temple Barns

  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Children's Activity Event, Sat 23 Nov - Tue 24 Dec 2019, £20-£30

Magical Grotto

Magical Grotto

Get onboard Santa's present laden sleigh


Cressing Temple Barns,
Witham Road,
Nr. Witham,
CM77 8PD



Cressing Temple Barns (between Braintree and Witham)

Weekends in December and Christmas Holidays.
Please check websites for dates left - pre-booking essential


From £20 per child / £7.50 per adult

Meet your elf and be led on a magical adventure. You will have the opportunity to:

Write a letter to Father Christmas
Sit in the sleigh, which is being prepared for the big day
Make some festive crafts to take home
Visit the Wish Queen in the magical woodland
Select a toy from the Toy Shop
Play some festive games
Meet Father Christmas
And the adults get to sample a mulled wine and mince pie

A truly magical experience!

Book here:

Or call: 01206 573948

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsPicnic sitePublic toiletsAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencing

Children welcome

Toilets can be found on site and include disabled and baby changing facilities.

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 23 Nov - Tue 24 Dec 2019 10:00 to 18:00
Please check websites for dates left - pre-booking essential


From £20 for children & £7.50 for adults



Plan route to Cressing Temple Barns using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: TL 799187  Lat: 51.83793 Long: 0.60985

From Colchester take the A12 to Witham. Head out towards Braintree on the B1018. Cressing Temple Barns are well sign posted.

Parking: free


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome

Toilets can be found on site and include disabled and baby changing facilities.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis gravel
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesBaby changing facilities


  • YesEntrance is well lit


  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility