Sold out: Father Christmas in his Grotto

Visit Father Christmas in his grotto in the stunning surroundings of Powis Castle and receive a small Living Nature cuddly toy as a memento of your visit.

  • Booking essential

Meeting Father Christmas is one of the family experiences that makes the festive period so magical. Visit our grotto at Powis and you’ll not only be putting a bit of sparkle in your yuletide, you’ll be supporting our ongoing conservation work too.

Each visit include a gift and Christmas cookie.

Prices

Event ticket prices
  • Child £7.00

The basics

Booking details
Call 0844 2491895
All tickets are pre-booked and non-refundable or exchangeable.
Suitability
Recommended for children aged 0 - 11 years old
Assistance dogs are welcome.
Meeting point
Father Christmas' grotto is located in the Ballroom, just off the main courtyard. Please visit the main Ticket Office if you require directions.
What to bring and wear
There is no dress code to see Father Christmas but please dress for the weather.
Accessibility
There are two flights of steps leading to the Grotto. Special access arrangements can be made by contacting us in advance on 01938 551929.
Other
Tickets are issued in 30 minute time slots. Please arrive at the at the time indicated on your ticket and you will be admitted to the grotto on a first come, first serve basis. There will be a maximum waiting time of 30 minutes but games and activities will be available in the Ballroom whilst you wait. All children visiting Father Christmas will receive a Living Nature woodland themed cuddly toy as a memento of their visit, along with a voucher which can be exchanged for a Christmas cookie in the Courtyard Café. Please purchase one ticket per child, however babies can accompany an older sibling for free if they do not wish to receive a gift from Father Christmas. Ticket price includes entry to the Grotto, Ballroom and Clive Museum for a child and accompanying adults. If you would like to visit the Castle and Garden, normal admission prices apply for non-members of the National Trust. The Courtyard Shop and Café are free to visit.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
30 November 2019 11:00 - 11:30 Sold out
11:30 - 12:00 Sold out
13:00 - 13:30 Sold out
13:30 - 14:00 Sold out
15:00 - 15:30 Sold out
15:30 - 16:00 Sold out
1 December 2019 11:00 - 11:30 Sold out
11:30 - 12:00 Sold out
13:00 - 13:30 Sold out
13:30 - 14:00 Sold out
15:00 - 15:30 Sold out
15:30 - 16:00 Sold out
7 December 2019 11:00 - 11:30 Sold out
11:30 - 12:00 Sold out
13:00 - 13:30 Sold out
13:30 - 14:00 Sold out
15:00 - 15:30 Sold out
15:30 - 16:00 Sold out
8 December 2019 11:00 - 11:30 Sold out
11:30 - 12:00 Sold out
13:00 - 13:30 Sold out
13:30 - 14:00 Sold out
15:00 - 15:30 Sold out
15:30 - 16:00 Sold out
14 December 2019 11:00 - 11:30 Sold out
11:30 - 12:00 Sold out
13:00 - 13:30 Sold out
13:30 - 14:00 Sold out
15:00 - 15:30 Sold out
15:30 - 16:00 Sold out
15 December 2019 11:00 - 11:30 Sold out
11:30 - 12:00 Sold out
13:00 - 13:30 Sold out
13:30 - 14:00 Sold out
15:00 - 15:30 Sold out
15:30 - 16:00 Sold out
21 December 2019 11:00 - 11:30 Sold out
11:30 - 12:00 Sold out
13:00 - 13:30 Sold out
13:30 - 14:00 Sold out
15:00 - 15:30 Sold out
15:30 - 16:00 Sold out
22 December 2019 11:00 - 11:30 Sold out
11:30 - 12:00 Sold out
13:00 - 13:30 Sold out
13:30 - 14:00 Sold out
15:00 - 15:30 Sold out
15:30 - 16:00 Sold out
23 December 2019 11:00 - 11:30 Sold out
11:30 - 12:00 Sold out
13:00 - 13:30 Sold out
13:30 - 14:00 Sold out
15:00 - 15:30 Sold out
15:30 - 16:00 Sold out

Contact Info

Name
Powis Castle
Email
powiscastle@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01938 551920

Upcoming events

#ThanksToYou: Free entry for National Lottery players

Sat 23 Nov 2019
10:00-16:00
Did you know that conservation projects at Powis Castle & Garden are supported by players of the National Lottery? To say thank you to its players we're opening our doors for free...

Sold out: Father Christmas in his Grotto

Sat 30 Nov 2019
11:00-11:30
Visit Father Christmas in his grotto in the stunning surroundings of Powis Castle and receive a small Living Nature cuddly toy as a memento of your visit.

Festive afternoon tea

Sat 30 Nov 2019
11:00-16:00
In the hectic run-up to Christmas, take an afternoon out to relax with family, friends or colleagues over a delicious afternoon tea at Powis Castle.

Garden tour and lunch

Fri 06 Dec 2019
11:00-13:00
Wrap up warm and join us for a tour of our garden. Discover more about its fascinating history, go behind the scenes and explore the Nursery’s Edwardian glasshouses and talk to our gardeners for a chance pick up some tips for your own garden.

Illuminated Gardens

Fri 06 Dec 2019
17:00-21:00
Brighten up your dark winter nights with a stroll around our spectacularly lit formal garden, terraces and courtyard. It's sure to get you feeling festive!

Breakfast with Father Christmas

Sat 07 Dec 2019
09:00-10:00
Create magical family memories as you join Father Christmas for breakfast and story time in our Courtyard Cafe.