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Derbion unveils its most magical Christmas yet with brand-new festive experience

Derbion has announced a duo of exciting seasonal activities for visitors to enjoy during the in the run up to Christmas, including its new Santa’s Magic Cabin experience and the return of its much-loved Santa Magic Sleigh Ride.


From Friday 10th November – Sunday 24th December, families looking to enjoy a fun-filled festive day out are invited to discover the all-new Santa’s Magic Cabin experience at Derbion.


Throughout the experience, located on Level 1 next to Clarks, guests can expect plenty of fun and laughter, with heaps of magical surprises along the way. Families can begin their experience by meeting Santa’s elves and Snowy Joey followed by a visit to the Magic Wishing Well to plant a special seed that’s travelled all the way from the North Pole!


Once the seed has been planted, guests can walk into Santa’s cosy cabin where they can chat to Father Christmas himself, and also receive a special gift, while parents and guardians can capture plenty of snaps throughout.

Priced at just £8.50* per child, Derbion’s all-new Santa’s Magic Cabin experience offers a fun-filled, interactive experience for families. Tickets are available to purchase online now via www.derbion.com/santas-magic-cabin/.


Additionally, for those looking for an extra dose of Christmas spirit, Derbion’s Santa’s Magic Sleigh Ride is returning for a second year, giving guests the chance to hop onboard Santa’s sleigh for a magical trip around the world on the night before Christmas.


Located inside Santa’s Magic Cabin, the returning 360° 4D virtual reality experience is complete with a full range of motions, fans and complete surround sound, offering families** the chance to fly over the skylines of London, New York and more in Santa’s Sleigh. The experiences offers a virtual and magical sleigh ride like no other and tickets are priced at just £4 per person, and are available to purchase in-centre and online via www.derbion.com/santas-magic-sleigh-ride now.


Alongside the festive events, Derbion will also undergo a magical Christmas makeover, with an array of Christmas decorations and the centre’s sparkly walk-though tree set to appear from 8th November. Plus, visitors can enjoy longer opening hours from 7th December, with shops open until 8pm and parking from 5pm is only £2.50.


Beth McDonald, Managing Director at Derbion, said: “As the festive season approaches, we’re excited to welcome Santa back to the centre as part of our brand-new Christmas experience, and we’re also pleased to announce the return of our exciting Santa’s Magic Sleigh Ride for families to enjoy at Derbion this year.


“Additionally, we have new and bigger stores opening over the coming weeks from brands including Rituals and Yankee Candle, , giving visitors plenty of choices to find the perfect gifts for loved ones this Christmas.”

For more information on Christmas at Derbion, please visit www.derbion.com/christmas-at-derbion.