27 November to 24 December: Can you help us find Father Christmas' reindeer?


Santa in his red outfit holding present and cryingAll of Father Christmas' reindeer have escaped, and they are lost over Breckland! 

We need your help to find them and save Christmas!  


Visit any of our five market towns (Attleborough, Dereham, Swaffham, Thetford and Watton) and explore your local high street to find Rudolph and his friends! 

Why not get some Christmas goodies from our fantastic small businesses at the same time? 

The reindeers arrive in our Breckland businesses on Saturday 27 November. To take part in this year's Christmas trail, Icon for pdf download an activity sheet. [952.42KB]. Or forms will be available in participating businesses once the trail has started.

Make sure you look for posters in the shop windows from 27 November till 24 December and find those reindeer!

Father Christmas needs at least ten reindeer to fly his sleigh, so you'll need to find at least 10 furry friends hidden around Breckland to enter the competition.  

Once you've found Father Christmas' reindeer and filled in a form, email a photo of your activity sheet or send it in the post to: Father Christmas, Elizabeth House, Walpole Loke, Dereham, NR19 1EE.

Father Christmas is so grateful for your assistance, he's offering five lucky helpers (randomly selected from the forms submitted) a hamper of prizes from our local shops. The trail will be available for all to take part in between Saturday 27 November and Friday 24 December 2021.  

The prize winners will be announced in the New Year. 

Reindeer with red nose standing next to green Christmas tree with gold star on top and baubles on the TreeReindeer with red nose holding wrapped present with red bow                                                                                        Reindeer with red nose with arm round Elf dressed in green and red with green hat with bell

Last updated: 16/11/2021 18:10:58