Have a look through the Echo's photo archives to see how youngsters have enjoyed grottos
in Liverpool past and present .
A SCOUT leader has accused garden centre "grinches" of ruining Christmas after his troop was frozen out of running a festive grotto
The Santa's grottos
at Armitage's Garden Centres in Birchencliffe and Shelley raised PS8,835 over the Christmas period.
The visiting delegation started its technical scientific tour from Jeita Grotto
and to include most grottos
A SANTA'S grotto
became the target of a Christmas Grinch when cash was stolen from an unsuspecting "elf".
A MAGICAL visit to a grotto
is a Chris-must for the kids and this year, Santa's army of helpers are doing him proud.
Children visiting these amazing magical grottos
between December 10 and 16 will receive a free standard photo worth PS3 when they present this voucher.
Then they're asking Rudolph to fly them to shopping centres across the country, where they will take up residence in grottos
and look forward to meeting good little girls and boys.
In that deal, which took two years to execute, HIP insisted that the Grottos
find a buyer for the property, located at 220 West 58th Street, before it would commit to a lease.
appear in many guises, thanks in part to tourism and the availability of electricity in all but the most inaccessible of places.
Ms Matthews said the grotto
gave parents who cannot afford the high street grottos
a chance for their children to meet Father Christmas.
And by day, the jolly man's schedule is even more hectic as he puts in personal appearances at Christmas grottos
around the world.