Santa’s Toy Mine
November 20–December 23
Visit Rhondda Heritage Park for this magical underground adventure; can you discover Santa’s secret hideaway? Valiant adventurers will be rewarded with a special gift and tasty seasonal treats.
The Dinefwr Edwardian Christmas Fayre
Dinefwr Park and Castle in Carmarthenshire will be playing host to a sackload of festive fun with a chance to sneak in some early Christmas shopping at the local food hall as well as an outdoor winter wonderland with ice rink, reindeer and a visit from Father Christmas.
Caerphilly’s Medieval Christmas Fayre
Browse a medieval market filled with authentic olde-worlde produce and fill your boots with foodie delights at Caerphilly’s annual medieval fete – but look out for beggars scoundrels and thieves who may just end up in the stocks before the day is through.
Film Club: A Child’s Christmas In Wales
Settle down with your family at Wales’ National Museum for a special screening of an animated version of Dylan Thomas’ A Child’s Christmas In Wales.
Join Aladdin and friends for a sprinkle of pantomime style hilarity including face-painting, storytelling and jewellery making in the glorious surroundings of Powis Castle And Garden.
Rudolph, Carols And Santa!
Trot along to the National Waterfront Museum for this very merry event including real reindeer, carols around the tree, mince pies, a screening of a festive family film and a very special visitor.
Art Cart: Christmas Decorations
Trim your Christmas tree in style after dropping in to this Fifties-inspired Christmas decoration workshop at St Fagans National History Museum.
Full Steam Ahead
December 17, 18, 23, 24
Hop aboard a vintage steam engine by Talyllyn Railway and set off on a merry journey through the wintry welsh countryside. Children will receive a special gift from Santa Clause and all passengers will be treated to a warming mince pie and festive drink.