Reverse grotto

Enjoy the gift of giving by leaving a donation for our local Wrexham foodbank this Christmas.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

Come and say a quick hello to Father Christmas, who'll be in our elves' workshop every weekend in December to say thank you for your donation.

The Elves and Father Christmas will be thrilled that you're trying to help them in their quest to help the less fortunate this Christmas time.

Prices

Event ticket prices
This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.
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Erddig

Prices

Winter offer
Gift Aid Standard
Adult £7.50 £6.75
Child £3.75 £3.35
Family £18.75 £16.85
Group Adult
Minimum group size 15
N/A £5.75
Group Child
Minimum group size 15
N/A £2.85

What is Gift Aid?

Most of our places run the Gift Aid on Entry scheme at their admission points.

Under this scheme, if you're not a member you have the choice of two entry tickets:

  • Gift Aid Admission
  • Standard Admission

If the place runs Gift Aid on Entry, we'll offer you a clear choice between the Gift Aid Admission prices and the Standard Admission prices at the admission point. It's entirely up to you which ticket you choose.

Gift Aid Admission includes a 10 per cent or more voluntary donation. Gift Aid Admissions let us reclaim tax on the whole amount paid - an extra 25 per cent - potentially a very significant boost to our places' funds.

An extra £1 paid under the scheme can be worth over £3 to the National Trust as shown below:

  Gift Aid Standard
Amount paid by visitor £11.00 £10.00
Tax refund from Government* £2.75 £0.00
Total received by the National Trust £13.75 £10.00

 

*Gift Aid Admissions let us reclaim tax on the whole amount paid - an extra 25 per cent - potentially a very significant boost to our places' funds.

Please note...

Please check house opening information as times vary. Winter opening starts on 26 October when our garden, outbuildings, restaurant and shop are open daily from 11am to 4pm. 

The basics

Suitability
Children welcome
Dogs on leads are welcome.
Meeting point
The elves' workshop will be the transformed Joiner's Workshop by the ticket office as you arrive.
Accessibility
The elves' workshop is wheelchair friendly.
Other
We're working with the Wrexham foodbank so please check their website for details of what they most need at the moment: https://wrexham.foodbank.org.uk/give-help/donate-food/ Father Christmas will be in the reverse grotto at weekends only, but we'll welcome your donations at other times too.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
10 December 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available
11 December 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available
12 December 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available
13 December 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available
14 December 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available
15 December 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available
16 December 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available
17 December 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available
18 December 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available
19 December 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available
20 December 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available
21 December 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available
22 December 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available
23 December 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available
24 December 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available
25 December 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available
26 December 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available
27 December 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available
28 December 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available
29 December 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available

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Contact Info

Name
General Office
Email
erddig@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01978 355314

Upcoming events

Treemendous Christmas

Tue 10 Dec 2019
11:00-16:00
Slow down and enjoy festive moments to treasure this Christmas.

Reverse grotto

Tue 10 Dec 2019
11:00-16:00
Enjoy the gift of giving by leaving a donation for our local Wrexham foodbank this Christmas.

Nordic walking

Wed 11 Dec 2019
13:00-14:30
Let the outdoors move you with our weekly Nordic walking sessions on the Erddig estate.

Beginner running group

Wed 11 Dec 2019
18:30-19:30
Let the outdoors move you with our beginner running group. Our team of friendly volunteer run leaders will help you get active on the beautiful Erddig estate.

Erddig parkrun

Sat 14 Dec 2019
09:00-10:00
Join the Erddig parkrun. It's a 5km run - just you against the clock.

Breakfast with Father Christmas

Sat 14 Dec 2019
09:30-10:30
Create some magical memories with your family and join Father Christmas for breakfast in our Hayloft restaurant.