Winterland MK at Towcester Racecourse

Welcome to Winterland MK, the place where magical memories are made.

The team at Winterland MK set out to create a unique and truly unforgettable festive experience. After making a list and checking it twice (with a little help from Santa) we have produced an event which is full to the brim of the very best festive fun, food and entertainment.  We’re delighted that it has been supercharged by our partners Vodafone Gigafast Broadband and Cityfibre ensuring that Winterland MK will be the must-visit attraction of the year! We’re also very proud to be supporting YMCA Milton Keynes & Northamptonshire.

Opening Night - 22nd November 2019

6pm - 10pm at Towcester Racecourse.

Get into the groove and help make Christmas history! Be part of our Live Opening Night with music from International pop sensation East17! Britain’s best loved boy band will be playing No 1 hits such as Stay Another Day and House of Love. This is an exclusive night of fun, live music, entertainment and much more. Suitable for all the family!

Attendance is strictly ticket only and tickets must be purchased prior to the event.

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Santa's Grotto

From Saturday 23rd November to Tuesday 24th December 2019 - Mon-Fri 3pm - 7pm daily, weekends and weekday from 19 December 11 - 7pm (closed Christmas Day & New Years Day).

Come and experience a brand new Christmas adventure this year and visit Santa’s Grotto at Winterland MK. Navigate your way through our warm reindeer stables and enjoy a number of interactive features including build your own bag of reindeer food and photo opportunities with Santa and his elves.  Each family will get private time with Santa and every child will receive a gift to take away.

Personal photos can be taken or you can purchase one from our talented Grotto photographer. Begin your booking session by selecting your chosen date below. Arrive 10 minutes early to enjoy the full experience

Please note: Santa’s Grotto is limited to 4 families per 20 minute slot, giving you maximum time to enjoy! Tickets are non-refundable.

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Ice Skating

Take to your skates and enjoy some family fun time on our outdoor ice rink. Our rink is 15 x 30 meters in size, so plenty of space to freestyle on those skates! To book, select your preferred date and choose your hourly time slot. Each session lasts 45 minutes. Skate hire is included in the ticketing price. Please read our Ice Rink FAQS.

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Mermaid Cove

Join the Mermaid Cove on a family friendly adventure as we lead you into the secret world of the Enchanted forest. Here you will meet the Ice Queen and her collective of ethereal creatures as they prepare for winter. Are you ready to encounter a real swimming mermaid in the secret underwater grotto and help our littlest snowflake fairy find her courage to fly? Join in with games, pop bubbles and be prepared to get involved in this interactive panto! All you have to do is believe.
Are you ready to believe?
Performance’s last 45 minutes followed by a meet and greet with the cast…
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Santa Paws

Our Grotto Experience Isn’t Just For Kids! At Winterland MK your furry four-legged family members will get to spend some time with Santa too. For pooches who like to dress up we’re having a Santa Paws fancy dress competition with a prize draw on the 24th December. So bring them along to The Grotto for an extra special Santa Paws experience. If they’ve been nice they’ll get a pat and a tasty treat or two.

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Stay & Play

Hosted by the award winning Nipperbout team, our stay and play venue with its soft play and ball pond is ideal for babies, tots and younger children. Lots of interactive Christmas themed toys, food and drink will be on offer and there’s a daily schedule of entertainment which can include music and movement, face painting, story time, parachute games, writing letters to Santa and biscuit decorating. And each day there’ll be a different extra special activity such as circus juggling, dance or martial arts, so lots of family friendly fun. Plus with a first class cafe, mums and dads can sit back and relax too. Book your tickets today

Opening hours vary, 3 – 9 pm Mon-Friday, 11 – 7 pm Sat & Sun, then from 20 December we will be open from 11 – 7 pm daily, closed Xmas Day and New Year’s Day