Youngsters with big smiles meet Santa Claus at Downtown, Grantham

Santa at Downtown, with competition winners.
Santa at Downtown, with competition winners.

These children were all over the moon to win a VIP morning with Santa Claus.

Among them is Nicole Winch, who won her spot by entering a competition run in the Journal, while the other children entered competitions run by radio station Lincs FM.

The youngsters met Santa at Belton Woods Hotel and traveled with him to Downtown Garden Centre, where they enjoyed breakfast before taking a tour of the Winter Wonderland.

Pictured with Santa are, from left - Isaacs Lanes, Nicole Winch, Millie South, Imogen Lamb, Millie Smith and Sophie Tag.