Escape the 21st Century Christmas in north Wales

Escape the hustle and bustle of preparing for a 21st century Christmas. Step this way to escape to a gentler festive season from times gone by…

Lord of misrule at Chirk Castle at Christmas

Christmas at Chirk Castle  

Chirk Castle's Medieval Christmas will be sure to open your eyes to the wondrous seasonal surprises of centuries back. Its courtyard will be transformed for a Medieval Christmas, a feast for senses, with smells, sounds, sight and taste of traditional medieval festivities.

Powis Castle’s illuminated garden at Christmas

Christmas at Powis Castle  

See Powis Castle’s illuminated gardens, bedecked with eye dazzling illuminations and traditional Christmas regalia. Guaranteed to brighten up even the darkest of winter nights.

Erddig in the snow

Christmas at Erddig  

Join us on the 12 days of Christmas trail through the garden, make some magical memories this Christmas at Erddig.

A statue of Priapus in the snow at Bodnant Garden, Conwy

Christmas at Bodnant Garden 

Take advantage of the crisp outdoors and wrap up warm for a day out at some of the most stunning winter gardens in north Wales – perfect for walking off the Christmas pudding.

Father Christmas at Plas Newydd

Christmas at Plas Newydd  

Step through the wardrobe and enjoy Narnia-themed storytelling with enchanting storytellers who will transport you to a world of mystical animals and adventure to get you and the little ones in the Christmas mood.

Boy decorating Chritsmas tree

Christmas at Penrhyn Castle  

Soak up the atmosphere of a traditional Victorian Christmas at Penrhyn Castle, capturing the time when the festive celebrations really started to develop in Britain. Step downstairs and meet our busy servants.

Christmas Tree glistening

Christmas weekend at Plas yn Rhiw

Join us on the 5 and 6 December, 11am-3pm for a weekend full of Christmas activities. Enjoy seasonal games and crafts, enjoy a mince pie or two in the tea-room, or grab some gifts from the shop.

Father Christmas landing in a fireplace at Bodiam Castle

Festive fun at Porth y Swnt 

Join us for a Christmas adventure at Porth y Swnt, 16 December, 6-7.30pm. Santa has hidden some festive items around Porth y Swnt - can you find them? Have a go at making your own decoration or browse the shop and enjoy a glass of mulled wine and a mince pie.