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Christmas at Westwood Cross

Christmas at Westwood Cross


in our magical Toy Fort Grotto


Step into the fairytale atmosphere of our Enchanted Toy Fort Grotto! Amidst twinkling fir trees, guarded by giant tin soldiers and nutcracker kings, is the big man himself, waiting to grant those wishes!

Post your letter to Santa at the grotto, send an SAE and you will receive a reply!


Gifts for her


Here's our pick of top gifts she'll love opening on Christmas morning. From stocking fillers to under-the-tree presents, our shops have got it all. Come and enjoy a relaxed Christmas shopping experience.

Christmas gifts for women Thanet

Gifts for him


Choose from the latest games, grooming supplies and fashion to treat your man this Christmas. These thoughtful gifts will put him in joyous mood for the festivities. 

Christmas gifts for men Thanet

Gifts for kids & teens


No matter what craze they're into, Westwood Cross has all the latest gifts to delight children. Bring your kids for a family day out at our shopping centre and scope out what's on their Christmas lists. 

Christmas gifts for kids Thanet

Festive dining


Read our guide to where to eat this Christmas. Our restaurants have introduced varied Christmas menus and have set the scene for a party. Call in at Ask Italian, Bella italia, Chiquito's, Frankie & Benny's and make a day of it at Westwood Cross!

Christmas 2019 opening hours


17th-21st December : 9.30am - 8pm
22nd December : 10am - 4pm
23rd December : 9.30am - 8pm
Christmas Eve : 9.30am - 6pm
Christmas Day : CLOSED
Boxing Day : 10am - 5pm
27th December : 9.30am - 7.30pm
28th December : 9.30am - 6.30pm
29th December : 10am - 4pm
30th December : 9.30am - 7.30pm
New Year's Eve : 9.30am - 6pm

Our Log Cabin Festive Market is now open

Visit the log cabin stalls to discover unique Christmas prezzies and get into the festive spirit! Our traders this year include:

- Warmwool (sheepskin goods)
- Christo Papa Jewellery
- Arbonne (beauty)
- Maree Manyweather (scarves and jewellery)
- Pistachio (Persian food)
- Jambino (embroidered t-shirts and sweatshirts)
- Fluffy Clouds Beach Fun (cakes, ceramic signs and candles)
- Ploughmans (pickles, preserves, fruit & veg)
- Moroccan (bags and purses)