Santa hitches a lift on Sidmouth Lifeboat

PUBLISHED: 06:30 15 December 2016 | UPDATED: 10:06 15 December 2016

Father Christmas swapped his sleigh for the lifeboat to open his magic grotto.

Father Christmas swapped his sleigh for the lifeboat to open his magic grotto.

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Sidmouth Lifeboat stood in for Father Christmas’s sleigh as the crew delivered him to Wyevale Garden Centre on Saturday.

Father Christmas arrives in his grotto at Sidmouth's Wyvale Garden CentreFather Christmas arrives in his grotto at Sidmouth's Wyvale Garden Centre

With the festive season in full swing, the man in red met families for a day of seasonal delights.

He will be back at the garden centre and on December 17, 18, 22, 23 and 24, between 11am and 4pm.

Visitors to the grotto are asked to make a small donation to the Rotary Club of Otter Valley.


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