WALTON Hall and Gardens will host a Santa’s grotto this Christmas.

Warrington Disability Partnership’s grotto will open in the Heritage Courtyard this Saturday, December 7.

It will then be open from 10.30am to 4pm every Saturday and Sunday until Christmas – including autism friendly hours from 9.30am on December 14 and December 22.

Entry is £7.50 including a present and the chance to meet Father Christmas and his reindeer.

Festive activities include live music, entertainment, fairground rides, crafts and face-painting.

A Santa Dash in aid of the Sankey Bridges-based charity will also take place at Walton Gardens at 10am on Sunday, December 15.

Entrance to the 3km run or walk is £10 including a five-piece Santa suit to wear on the day.

For more information on either event or to book your place at the Santa Dash, call 240064 or go to disabilitypartnership.org.uk.