EVERY child dreams of one day meeting Santa.

Here at the Courant we have listed all the places where you can take your children to see the man himself.

1. Alnwick Garden, Christmas Light Trail - Denwick Lane, Alnwick NE66 1YU

This experience will allow you and your family to watch the garden come to life plus a magical visit from Santa himself.

The event runs throughout December ans tickets are £12.50 per person.

2. Bamburgh Castle, Christmas at Bamburgh - Bamburgh NE69 7DF

Santa will be at Bamburgh Castle from November 20 to December 24. Each child will be able to sit with Santa himself for a personalised experience where they will receive a gift.

Tickets are on sale now for £14.95 plus regular ticket prices for entry.

3. Belsay Castle and Gardens - NE20 0DX

This event will take place every weekend from November 27, 2021 to December 23, 2021 and then daily from December 26, 2021 to January 2, 2022.

Visitors will be exploring Belsay Hall with a family friendly adventure quest. Tickets are free for members of the English heritage. Adult tickets are £11 and children ages five to 17 are £6.60

4. Kielder Winter Wonderland - Kielder Forest Park, Kielder Waterside, NE48 1BT

This event is a full day experience filled with tonnes of activities to keep children entertained. You will be assisting Mrs Clause get ready for Christmas and then meet Santa himself.

The event will take place between November, 20 and December 23. Tickets start from £29.50 per person and if your child is under two, the ticket price is £5. A £5 booking fee will apply.

5. Whithouse Farm Centre, Northumberland - Morpeth NE61 6AW

Called Sant's enchanted elf journey this experience will start with a tractor ride to the enchanted forest to meet the elves where your children can make their very own personalised bauble, in the forest you will also meet Santa's reindeer.

The event takes place between November 27 and December 24. Tickets for adults are £15, children £31.95 and other pricing options are available.