If there’s one festive tradition we all love to see, its children writing their letters to Father Christmas.

For the little ones it makes the event that little bit more special, and parents come away with a handy list of what they should be looking for in stores.

Each year Royal Mail runs a free service where you can write to Santa and receive a reply from the ‘North Pole’.

The Write to Santa scheme is now open for 2020, reports the Mirror.

The Royal Mail Letters to Santa site says: “"It's nearly Christmas, and we know you want to make sure that your letter to Santa Claus gets to him.

"Please remember, as Santa says: get your letter posted by Friday 11 December."

To use the service, you need to get your little one to write a letter with their full name and address.

Drop the letter into an envelope with a stamp, and send it to Santa's 'address' provided by Royal Mail.

Father Christmas advises children and their parents to:

Santa will even reply in Welsh if you prefer - although you need to write to a different address for that.

These are the addresses you need:

For an English reply:

Santa/Father Christmas,

Santa's Grotto,

Reindeerland,

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If you are writing in Welsh, send your stamped letter to:

Sion Corn,

Ogof Sion Corn,

Gwlad Y Ceirw,

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