UK’s Most Popular Christmas Grotto Photo Souvenir System.

Over 1 Million Santa Photos Sold.

Increase your Grotto revenue. 

Why use our system?

Responsible for over 1 million Grotto photos sold in the UK’s top retail schemes.

  • Designed specifically for Christmas Grottos.
  • Generates revenue equitable to tickets sales.
  • Also available inclusive of Grotto Management Services, our photography system allow staff to focus on the customer, not the software.

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Can I demo the system?

Yes, in person demonstrations are available. You can also watch the photo software in use immediately below.


What photography souvenirs will it produce?

Great Grottos provide established photo souvenirs, successful retail pricing & product displays.

Christmas Gortto Photo Souvenir

Commercial Metrics 

Over 80% of families visiting our Grotto purchase our photos.

  • Souvenir photos are a primary decision as to where to visit Santa.
  • Photos spend is often higher than Grotto ticket spend.

How does the hardware work?

DLSR cameras, thermal printing technology & proprietary software produce high-quality photo souvenirs instantly.


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What does the software look like?

Our photo retail system utilises three intuitive pages for ease of use for staff. The ‘Tickets’ page is optional.

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Eye Strain

Santa’s Grotto is often a dark environment. To prevent staff experiencing eye strain, our system includes Night Mode.

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Key Features

Speed is paramount. Numerous features quicken & simplify sales.

  • Show customers multiple photos together.
  • Instant framing.
  • Instant printing.
  • Replacements, discounts & expenses supported.
  • Option to sell tickets alongside photos.
  • Automatic reporting.

What does the till point look like?

Great Grottos provide fabric covered photo counters with matching camera stands. 

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System Layout

Christmas Grotto designs vary. Our system adapts.


Photo Floor Plan single vs. multi web

Training & Support

Great Grottos install, train staff & provide support.Portal 2020 on Laptop

  • Installation & calibration
  • Staff training
  • Fault support
  • All stock & equipment provided

Online Reporting Features

Daily reporting provides all data, including:

  • Photo sales & ticket sales
  • Prebooking reports
  • Daily & hourly reporting
  • Financial accounting
  • Staff sales tracking

OPTIONAL | Online Booking

Integrated online ticking option also available. Allows customers to prepurchase tickets and photo souvenirs. Full online ticketing details here.

  • Mobile optimised
  • PCI & GDRP compliant
  • Supports Santa breaks & changeovers

Christmas Grotto Online Ticketing

OPTIONAL | Ticketing

Pre-booked customers receive e-tickets showing each child’s name.

Booking enhancements, such as ‘Personalised Santa Visits’, also available.
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Advanced Features

  • Rapid photo search.
  • Return purchase process.
  • Instantly & perfectly frame photos.
  • Zoom & frame to customer request.
  • Live product preview.
  • Training mode.

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Enquiries welcome & demonstrations available | Contact