A Fairytale Christmas at Fota House

A Fairytale Christmas at Fota House

We are pleased to announce that our Christmas event “A Fairytale Christmas at Fota House” will take place from Thursday, December 2nd to Wednesday, December 22nd 2021.

Tickets go on sale at 10:00am on Tuesday, October 12th

A Fairytale Christmas at Fota House

Be part of something really special with your family this Christmas at Fota House. Explore the charming, seasonally decorated rooms of our regency house on your journey through and meet some seasonal characters before your visit to Santa. As part of this traditional experience, every child will receive a gift from Santa Claus and there will be lots of seasonal photo opportunities throughout the house – so don’t forget to bring your camera!

  • All Adults (with the exemption of those medically exempted) must wear a mask inside Fota House.
  • Fota House and all its staff is fully complaint with the Fáilte Ireland Safety Charter – please observe our policies on social distancing & sanitising during your visit


December 2nd, 3rd, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 14th, 15th, 16th, 17th – 3:00pm to 8:15pm

December 4th, 5th, 11th, 12th, 18th, 19th, 20th, 21st, 22nd – 11:00am to 8:15pm

Closed December 6th & 13th


Ticket prices will be as follows for 2021: Children €23.00 Adults €14.00

  • Babes in arms (under 18 months) are welcome to join our experience for free and will receive a complimentary gift from Santa but need to be included in your booking under the category of Child under 18 months.
  • Teenagers 14+ need to be booked as an Adult

Pre-booking essential


  • €3.00 Car Park Site Fee payable on exit by coins or card



  • Toilets are available on arrival at the Santa check in area but only in exceptional circumstances once you begin the experience as it is a one way system.
  • You cannot re-enter the house once your Santa experience concludes so there are outdoor toilets available for use

Entry to the House:

  • Only those on the booking confirmation may enter the house
  • We cannot accommodate any walk ins or additions to confirmed bookings on the day

Bakestone Café:

  • Bakestone Café will be serving their delicious seasonal treats -warming hot chocolates and more through their outdoor serving hatch only


  • Buggies are not permitted in the house but may be left in the outdoor buggy tent for collection afterwards

Wheelchair Access:

  • With the exception of one part of the experience which can be rerouted the route through the house is Wheelchair friendly. Please contact us in advance for any drop off/parking requirements for wheelchair users.


If you have any further queries, please email: events@fotahouse.com