Come and celebrate Christmas with us, in the magical setting of Cardiff Castle.

Did you know that Christmas is one of the best times of year to visit Cardiff Castle? As well as discovering more about its history, visitors can also see the house in all its splendour, dressed with spectacular Christmas lights and decorations.

Also the Castle’s Visitor Centre is free to enter, so why not escape the crowds and grab a drink and bite to eat in the Bistro, or find the perfect present in the Welsh gift shop.

To find out more about Santa’s Grotto and Wreath Making classes visit

Santa’s Grotto at Cardiff Castle

Experience a traditional Christmas as Santa returns to Cardiff Castle this winter. Come and visit our magical grotto in the 13th Century Black Tower and explore the Castle in all its festive splendour.

Christmas Wreath-Making Workshop

Join us in the Undercroft and learn how to make an authentic Christmas wreath and decorate it in traditional style. Foliage and berries will be supplied, plus expert guidance will be on hand to help you create a masterpiece that you can take home.

Christmas Wreath-Making Workshop