Whitehall Garden Centre's Santa to compensate for "Crapland"

Whitehall Garden Centre has offered parents and children who "potentially have had their Christmas ruined" by a theme park in Dorset dubbed 'Crapland' by some visitors, the chance to see Santa for free.

Director of the Wiltshire centre Mark Self said: “It was so upsetting to read about all the disappointed children.

“After reading about Lapland New Forest, we decided to offer 100 free tickets to anyone who may have bought a ticket for the theme park and have either been and have been let down by the experience, or who have bought tickets but will not being using them now following the adverse publicity and the Trading Standards officers investigation.

“The free tickets will be available on a first-come, first-served basis and people must have proof of purchase, such as a ticket or a receipt from Lapland New Forest, to qualify.”

Tickets to see Father Christmas at Whitehall Garden Centre are normally priced £6.99 per child or family tickets for three children are priced £17.49 each.

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