Step outside this festive season and experience Robin Hill’s winter wonderland, POLAR. An enchanting Christmas journey with a spectacular show finale like no other! Take a woodland walk through the sparkling ancient forest, hop on the Big Red Express where Father Christmas himself takes the wheel, and tip-toe into the POLAR Hollow where you can meet Pippa, the life-sized cuddly polar bear.


POLAR Hollow

Framed by 25m high, light laden Corsican Christmas trees, our magical grotto is home to Pippa the polar bear and her interactive show. This is your chance to make friends with the majestic star of POLAR.


POLAR Village

Enjoy the festive atmosphere, live music and POLAR street performance as you relax with a drink and savour some delicious Christmas treats in the sparkling surroundings of the Woodland Ponds and Village.



The ‘Cows Express’ Junior Train Ride gets a winter makeover, and Robin Hill’s 4D Cinema features ‘Santa’s Sleigh Ride’ exclusively during POLAR!


Handmade Decoration Workshop

Create special handmade memories at one of our creative decoration workshops and enjoy complimentary seasonal refreshment while you work.


Winter Woodland Walk

Your POLAR journey will take you on a walk through Robin Hill’s twinkling winter woodland, as beautiful lighting and sound entice you down to the Woodland Village.


Big Red Express

Father Christmas takes a break from the sleigh to drive Robin Hill’s Big Red Tractor Train, lit up in all its glory!


For more information and tickets, visit: Robin Hill/POLAR

Getting to POLAR is easy from Southampton with Red Funnel.

By car - catch the car ferry to East Cowes and then head south on Dover Road. Take the A3021, Briddlesford Road to Downend and your there. It will take about 14 minutes.

On foot - catch the Red Jet to West Cowes. From here, Southern Vectis operate frequent buses (service 1) to Newport where you can change at the bus station for Ventnor (service 8). Taxis are also available outside the West Cowes Red Jet terminal. For car hire, we recommend Enterprise - they will pick you-up from the Red Jet if you tell them your arrival time.

20% off vehicle Travel

You can get 20% off travel to Polar at Robin Hill (between 29 Nov - 21 December) using the express booking engine below. Valid for ferry crossings from Southampton to East Cowes. Standard terms and conditions of carriage apply.

Ferry Travel


No. travelling - 1 adult