A magical Peter Rabbit™ Christmas grotto is returning to intu Trafford Centre

8 October 2019

Festive experience will offer an interactive woodland adventure, with autism-friendly sessions available for families

The grotto, complete with beloved new characters to meet, is open from 14 November – 24 December

The story of Beatrix Potter’s woodland wonderland will once again be brought to life this Christmas in a magical festive experience, as the Peter Rabbit™ Christmas grotto returns to intu Trafford Centre.

This interactive woodland adventure takes families on an enchanting journey in search of Father Christmas, meeting Peter Rabbit™ and his friends along the way – with lots of new characters and surprises introduced for 2019.

Spot Squirrel Nutkin’s secret stash of golden acorns, decorate your own Christmas biscuit with Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle and keep those eyes peeled for that cunning Mr. Tod! Will you be brave enough to join him in his twinkly lair and take a peep inside his cooking pot?

The Peter Rabbit™ Christmas grotto will open on 14 November and close on 24 December. Find it outside The Great Hall, along with lots of other festive experiences.

There will also be autism-friendly grotto experiences, featuring smaller groups of visitors, quieter music and specially trained elves.

Advance booking is recommended, and tickets can be booked via the website:

The experience includes Christmas biscuit decorating and a special gift from Father Christmas

Alison Niven, Centre Director at intu Trafford Centre, said: “Christmas is always a magical time here at the centre, with the Peter Rabbit™ Christmas grotto being hugely popular with families last year. We’re delighted to offer this enchanting festive experience once again, with lovely new characters joining us this year, and we’re sure the little ones will leave with huge smiles on their faces.”

Thomas Merrington, Creative Director at Penguin Ventures (part of Penguin Random House Children’s) said: “The Peter Rabbit™ grotto at intu Trafford Centre was so popular with families last year, we are delighted he will be returning in 2019 with some brand new characters.  Peter Rabbit is a much-loved part of childhood, so we are thrilled he will once again have a role in making some magical Christmas memories for many families.”

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