ONE of the area’s most exciting Christmas grottos opens this weekend.
Champion fundraiser Julie Scarborough has transformed her bungalow, in Widley, into a winter wonderland.
Each year she opens her home in aid of a charity and, with a team of volunteers, provides children with a fantastic day out meeting Father Christmas and his reindeers.
For just the small entrance fee of £1.50 every child gets a gift and refreshments.
This year the charity to benefit will be Naomi House Children’s Hospice, near Winchester.
There will also be a wide-ranging sale with lots of items, and a tombola.
The first event is on Saturday and is followed by dates on December 1 and 8.
Doors open from 10.30am to 4pm. The address is 9 The Crest, Widley, PO7 5DG.