Santa Claus will be setting off on his 2018 sleigh tour of Bideford and district next week.

On Friday, December 7, he will begin his tour around Bideford, Westward Ho!, Hartland, Clovelly, Fremington and Torrington.

He will be aided by his helpers from the Bideford Round Table.

Father Christmas will begin his tours at 5pm on weekdays and 4pm on weekends.

Come out and give him a wave as he passes by, and donate money to help local charities.

Bideford Santa Sleigh Tour full dates:

Friday, December 7: Abbotsham, Parkham, Buckland Brewer

Saturday, December 8: Westward Ho!

Sunday, December 9: East The Water

Monday, December 10: East The Water and Lime Grove

Tuesday, December 11: Hartland

Wednesday, December 12: Clovelly Road

Friday, December 14: Moreton & Devonshire Park Road

Saturday, December 15: Yelland/Fremington

Sunday, December 16: Londonderry

Monday, December 17: Torrington

Tuesday, December 18: Torrington

Wednesday, December 19: Park Lane / Raleigh

Thursday, December 20: Northam

Friday, December 21: Appledore