Father Christmas at Furzey Gardens | Blogmas #2

Minstead Trust and Furzey Gardens

Minstead Trust is a charity based in the New Forest, Hampshire. Their main mission is to support adults with learning difficulties and disabilities, to ensure they gain key life skills. Skills which will allow them to adapt to living within todays society. Minstead trust supports them to build on that potential to achieve greater independence and lead fulfilled lives.

The Minstead trust hold a number of events through out the year, check out the events here

The Furzey Gardens

Furzey Gardens is a haven of peace and tranquility, run as a social enterprise, supporting Minstead Trust’s continuing charitable work with adults with learning disabilities.

Furzey Gardens is popular for it’s fairy doors which allow children and grown ups to explore the gardens finding as many of the fairy doors as possible.

Entrance to the Gardens. Suggested donations: 

  • Adults £5
  • Children (ages 4-16) £2.50
  • Children under 4 are FREE
  • Family ticket (2 adults and 2 children) £14
  • Disabled visitor and helper FREE

So… now Christmas is fast approaching why not head down to Furzey Gardens to visit Father Christmas. It’s a great place to go and explore santas grotto.

Father Christmas will be visiting Furzey Garden on the following dates:

  • Saturday 1st December
  • Sunday 2nd December
  • Friday 7th December
  • Saturday 8th December
  • Sunday 9th December


Weekends are booking up fast, so why not head down on Friday 7th December to start December with a Christmas treat for the kids!!

I hope you enjoyed reading about Minstead Trust and Furzey Gardens.. Don’t forget to book your tickets to see santa before they all go!! If you can’t make any of the dates above why not check out the Festive Lunches at Minstead Lodge.

Did you check out yesterday Blogmas post? Stay tuned for Blogmas #3 coming soon.







  1. December 2, 2018 / 3:32 pm

    You’re never too old for Santa, if I had the time I would love to have visited. I love that it raises money for a charity trust. Beautiful post! xxx

  2. December 2, 2018 / 4:58 pm

    This looks like a fun day out for the whole family and lovely to be able to support a good cause too. I never knew about Furzey Gardens, so thank you for sharing Emma! Great post! <3 xx

    Bexa | http://www.hellobexa.com

  3. December 2, 2018 / 9:30 pm

    I love going to garden centres to visit Father Christmas ?? and seeing the amazing grotto’s created by the hard working elves! XO

  4. kattieh
    December 3, 2018 / 7:23 am

    That sounds like so much fun!

  5. amy3harris
    December 4, 2018 / 1:27 am

    I love Christmas events like these! I’ve been to New Forest, Hampshire for a holiday and it is so lovely ❤ I hope to visit again!

    The Furzey Gardens sound so magical, perfect for the festive season!

    Amy xx fleurdubelle.blogspot.co.uk

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