It’s that time of year! We have a few festive treats coming up over the next week or so and it all started last weekend with a very festive afternoon tea with Santa at our local Garden Centre. Is it me or have garden centres come a long way in the past few years? I don’t remember them being such a destination when I was little, do you? I mean these days you can spend half a day wondering around the centre including; the gift shop, soft play, restaurant and so much more.
We literally spent hours at Wyevale Garden Centre on Saturday where we were booked in for afternoon tea with Santa. For £9.99 per child and £7.99 per adult, we were given afternoon tea and a cute picnic for the kids. While we ate our mid-afternoon feast Santa came round to chat to the kids and then invited them pick a gift from a cart full of different toys and crafts. Lili chose a soft toy and Poppy chose a mermaid doll, which has become her favourite bath toy. The quality of the toys on offer were great and much more than I had expected.
After saying goodbye to Santa the girls played in the soft play area while I wondered around the Christmas decorations and lights, which were quite magical. Here are some of my favourite shots from our very festive afternoon tea…
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