Christmas in Wales

A view of the terraces and castle illuminated. Powis Castle and Garden, Powys, Wales

When you come for some Christmas sparkle, it helps keep our special places sparkling this Christmas.

Find a festive day out near you

Santa's coming to town
Father Christmas in his cosy, traditional grotto at Chirk Castle

Where can I meet Father Christmas in Wales? 

Meeting Santa is one of the experiences that makes the festive period so magical so why not visit him at one of our special places across Wales. Don't forget to check the details. You may even need to book in advance - he's a very busy man.

Make a wish
Approaching the north front in winter from the drive at Chirk Castle, Wrexham.

12 walks of Christmas in Wales 

What are you wishing for this Christmas? Whether you’re wishing for the latest gadgets or for better health; we want you to hang them on our wish trees on our 12 walks of Christmas in Wales.

Not on the high street
A family browse a market stall for Christmas gifts

Christmas markets in South Wales 

Experience the magical, festive feeling of a Christmas market in South Wales with all its sensory delights this November and December. Find the perfect Christmas gifts for all your friends and family while relishing in the sights, sounds and smells of the holiday season in our special places.

Festive garden trails

Carols and choirs

Walk off the Christmas pudding
Walkers exploring the Beacons Way path in the Brecon Beacons National Park, Wales

Winter walks in Wales 

Take in the fresh frosty air and burn off the Christmas calories on a Welsh walk. It’s the perfect way to enjoy a crisp winter’s day.