Santa arrives at Notcutts in Woodbridge to the delight of youngsters and their families
Record crowds turned out to welcome Santa Claus to a Suffolk garden centre as bosses kicked off their festive season.
More than 100 people, including several families and excited youngsters, cheered as he arrived at Notcutts in Woodbridge this morning.
Santa will stay at the centre until Christmas Eve, and can be found in his grotto at the centre from Monday to Friday and at weekends.
General manager Darren Brooks said: “I would say there was at least 100 people who came to welcome Santa here this morning.
“I’d say that’s more than we’ve ever had before at his arrival and everyone was really excited.
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“The atmosphere has been great and I think people are feeling more festive than usual at this time of year.
“It was great to see lots of children smiling.
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“We’ve got Santa here until Christmas Eve, and we’re continuing to invite people to come and see him in his grotto.”