Visit Green Santa at Belvedere during December - BOOKED OUT

Belvedere House & Gardens, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath

Visit Green Santa at Belvedere during December - BOOKED OUT

Visit Green Santa at Belvedere House Gardens and Park. He will be in a wonderful outdoor festive-lit venue – The Boathouse. 

On arrival, there will be movies, art and face painting, and lots more fun (covid guideline dependent)

All Green Santa Bookings include entry to the House Gardens and Park and Playgrounds. Pre-booking online is essential


Essential Information

Event: Green Santa at Belvedere 2021

Event Venue: Belvedere House, Gardens and Park


  • Adults/Seniors/Students: €10.00
  • Belvedere CURRENT Members (Adults/Seniors/Students/Children): €8.00
  • All Children (aged 18 months to 17 years): €12.50
  • Toddlers (aged under 18 months): Free of charge but MUST still be booked 


Each child gets a gift, a wildflower seed shaker (reindeer food!), and Victorian Candy from Santa. Toddlers are free and will receive (with parents' permission) a candy cane. Adults get a photo (one photo per standard booking) as a memento of their visit.

Dress: Dress for the weather. The boathouse is about 150 meters from the entrance.) 



  • SELECT your preferred date FIRST and then your preferred time
  • Dates are:
    • Friday, Saturday & Sunday, December 3, 4 & 5, 2021
    • Friday, Saturday & Sunday, December 10, 11 & 12, 2021
    • Friday, Saturday & Sunday, December 17, 18 & 19, 2021
    • Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday, December 20, 21 and 22, 2021
  • If a date or time does not present, it means it is closed out. 
  • Important Availability Note: Available places refer to children/toddler places, NOT to adults. So if any '1 place' is available it means 1 child or toddler can be booked - with one or more adults. Toddlers, under 18 months, are free....but must be booked in.
  • CURRENT Season Ticket Holder Discounts - members should watch out for the tick-box above the 'ticket type' selection panel and tick to avail of €8.00 per person admission rate. Note: Members availing of discount admission will be required to provide the last four digits from THIS  YEAR'S membership card number during the booking process. 


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We are regularly asked questions about Green Santa, and below are the questions most frequently asked. If they don't answer your particular question, please contact us.

Question: Is Green Santa recognisable as Santa, especially by young children?

Answer: Green Santa will be instantly recognisable to children as Father Christmas. Green Santa is based on the Santa of Victorian Times. Normal Santa accessories including rotund figure, boots, belt, beard, glasses, etc will all be there.

Q: How many children see Santa at one time?

A: This is a Family visit with one Family at a time entering to meet Santa.

Q: What will Santas Grotto be like?

A:  Green Santa's Grotto will be in the boathouse. The boathouse will be a wonderfully festive lit location. It will be decorated for Christmas and attendees will enter the boathouse to meet Santa. The boathouse is approx 150 meters from the entrance, please dress appropriately for the weather.

Q: What type of clothes should children wear, as they usually wear their best clothes to visit Santa? 

A:  For those who want to walk the outdoor trails, dress appropriately for the weather on the day.

Q: Can Parents/Adults accompany children?

A: Yes, parents/adults can accompany children to Green Santa and will also have access to House, Gardens, and Park afterwards.

Q: What is in it for infants (up to 18 months old)? 

A: We don’t charge for infants up to 18 months old and they can join the rest of their family on their visit, and they will receive (with parents’ permission) a candy cane. Because they are too small, they will not receive a potted plant, but please bring along your camera so that you can get pictures taken with Green Santa.


Q: What else is there to do at Belvedere apart from the Green Santa Visit?

A:  Belvedere House, Visitor Centre, and Estate will have a truly special festive spirit with traditional decorations all around. Your visit to Belvedere House itself will have a flavour of Christmas’ past with natural decorations from the grounds of the estate.

There are 160 acres of parkland to explore and playgrounds to be enjoyed. Follow the various walking trails through the whispering trees of Belvedere's ancient woodland and perhaps make a wish in the Magical Fairy Garden.

The café will be serving seasonal delicacies on their menu

For outdoor activities, dress for the weather and allow enough daylight time to see everything either before your Green Santa visit or afterwards.


Our Location

Belvedere House, Gardens & Park 

Belvedere House is located 6km south of Mullingar town on N52, just 40 minutes from Dublin.

GPS Coordinates & MAP

GPS Coordinates: Latitude 53.477197, Longitude -7.369201999999973