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Santa Land

There is even more festive entertainment to be had this year in Santa Land!

Santa Land, in East Princes Street Gardens, features a Christmas Tree Maze, the Santa Train, and family-friendly rides including the Race-o-Rama, Candy Cane Bungees, Chairoplanes and Reindeer Ride.

Lower East Princes Street Gardens is once again transformed into a magical festive place for all the family, with a host of rides and attractions for all to enjoy.

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East Princes Street Gardens

Telephone: 0844 545 8252

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Santa Land is fully accessible from the main entrance beside the National Gallery and the Waverley Bridge end of lower East princes Street Gardens, however wheelchair users are advised that the ramped pavement at the Waverley Bridge is particularly steep. An accessible toilet is provided by Edinburgh City Council at the Mound precinct in upper East Princes Street Gardens and in Santa Land  - please contact a member of Edinburgh’s Christmas staff for the key.

We have tried to make the walkways of Edinburgh’s Christmas as even as possible with ramps where we can, however please note that due to the temporary nature of the site, ramps may occasionally be steeper than 1:12.
Wheelchairs are welcome in the Christmas Tree Maze. For patrons with other accessibility requirements, we recommend making yourself known to a member of Edinburgh’s Christmas staff who will be happy to assist you.

There is no ride-wide policy for the suitability of the rides for those with access requirements. This is due to variant conditions – e.g. unfavourable weather, the type of ride – and the nature of the requirements, as some rides will require more support than others. The individual ride operator on the day will determine whether the ride is suitable, for safety reasons, and how they will grant admission.

Pay and display parking for Santa Land is available on Frederick Street, George Street, Hanover Street and Waterloo Place. This is free for Blue Badge holders with no time limit. Full details and locations of street Blue Badge parking bays can be found on the City of Edinburgh Council website at

Sensory backpacks are now available from the main box office in Princes Street Gardens on request.

The nearest vehicle drop off point for Princes Street Gardens is at Market Street.

The nearest bus stops are located on Princes Street and are a 5 minute walk from the site with good bus links to the entire city.  Please see for more detailed information.

If you have any further queries regarding accessibility to Santa Land, please call us directly on 0131 510 0395, Monday to Friday from 10:00am to 6:00pm.

We would advise patrons with access requirements to allow extra time to get to our sites and speak to a member of staff upon arrival, who will try to help you with any further requirements you may have. For more information on accessibility and to book tickets, please contact the box office on 0131 510 0395 or email

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16th Nov - 4th Jan 2020

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