Christmas in Wales

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

When you come for Christmas cheer, you help us care for our special places throughout the year.

Find a festive day out near you

Santa's coming to town
Father Christmas

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.

Give back this Christmas
Foodbank collection point at Colby Woodland Garden

Christmas foodbank collection points in Wales 

This Christmas we're working with the Trussell Trust to collect 8,000 food donations for local communities by hosting foodbank collection points at our places across Wales.

Festive walks
Approaching the north front in winter from the drive at Chirk Castle, Wrexham.

12 walks of Christmas in Wales 

Stroll through winter gardens, frosty parklands, beautiful coastlines and special places on our 12 walks of Christmas.

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.

Cosy cottages
Interior sitting room of Dyffryn Mymbyr Cottage

Last-minute winter breaks in Wales 

Whether you’re looking for a Welsh country cottage with a crackling open fire and winter walk on the doorstep, or somewhere large enough for the whole family to stay together for Christmas, we’ve got a cottage for you.

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.