Special Christmas Experiences to have with your kids in the Brecon Beacons

These great Christmas events and activities will help make the season even more magical for your little ones!

Royal Welsh Winter Fair-27 & 28 Novemberdd

Take your kids to watch the fireworks and marvel at all the different animals at the Royal Welsh Winter Fair! Get an early present from Santa’s grotto and try all the different foods on offer! More here

Old Railway Line Garden Centre

-Santa’s Grotto- From 25th November
Open to children of all ages; our grotto experience really brings the magic of Christmas to life and is renowned throughout mid Wales, south Wales and Herefordshire. MORE INFOSanta's Grotto
-Breakfast with Santa-From 25th November
Make this Christmas extra special by having Breakfast with Santa! Enjoy a freshly prepared breakfast whilst Santa personally visits each table and gives your child a lovely present. BOOK ONLINE
-Afternoon Teawith Santa From 6th December
Our new, improved Afternoon Tea with Santa is the perfect opportunity to meet Santa after school! This event combines our delicious Afternoon Tea experience with a festive twist. BOOK ONLINE

Magical Winter Wonderland at Cantref! 24th and 25th of December

Come and meet the elves and have fun in the workshop. The elves will take you to meet Santa who can’t wait to meet you. Santa will check his official Naughty and Nice list and if you have been very good, Santa will present you with his magical golden key which opens the Present Room where you can choose your own gift!Christmas/Santa Experience

Mr Ev’s LOVES Christmas and will be starring in our special Christmas Panto…oh yes he is! Look out for your favourite Cantref animals too who will be making special guest appearances.

Lots of animals and heated indoor play areas all undercover and some fantastic Christmas decorations and stocking fillers in our gift shop.

Stop by the cafe and enjoy a steaming mug of Hot Chocolate with Marshmallows. Winter warmers will be available from the café…be quick though….Mr Ev’s has been munching the mince pies!

What are you waiting for….come along and join the festive fun and make magical memories for you and your children during the Christmas Season!  Your Christmas Santa Experience ticket includes Farm Park entry from 10am – 5pm. TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW HERE

National Botanic Gardens of Wales

The Garden’s Winter Wonderland! There’s a festive treat in store for visitors to the National Botanic Garden of Wales, from Friday December 8th – Sunday December 17th.

Come ‘To the Park After Dark’ this festive season and enjoy:

  • Amazing lights show
  • Stunning owl display
  • Free mulled wine and mince pie
  • Bar, barbecue, turkey rolls, candy floss and other yuletide treats
  • Fun, games and music

Special entry on these dates between 4-7pm: £6 adults, £3 children, free for members

Dan Yr Ogof Caves

Now, where can you take us kids to capture that special ‘magical’ Christmas experience that we will remember for the rest of the year?
Just 20 minutes from the M4, (junction 45), there is a Welsh mountain, with ancient caves, whose entrances are guarded by gigantic, but very friendly dinosaurs! Deep inside this mountain lies Wales’ only natural Christmas grotto… Fantastic!

Imagine the excitement as we set off to find Santa, and follow the twisting, turning cave passageways that eventually lead us down into Santa’s magical underground world. Underground lakes, waterfalls, vast colourful hanging cave formations have all been transformed by the truly stunning Christmas decorations put up by the ‘Cave Bears’. As dad is always saying “seeing is believing”!my day’s fun will just go on and on. The next amazing thing we can see is Cathedral Cave – its HUGE! Then we visit Bone Cave!

There is even an Iron Age Farm to see and a great Museum. Dan-yr-Ogof has one of the largest collections of life-sized dinosaur models in the world. That’s really cool! There will even be a tractor waiting to take us down to the Morgan Brothers’ farm for us to see all their farm animals, and of course their magnificent Shire Horses!

There’s even an undercover play area called ‘Barney Owls Playground’ to end my perfect day. Now that’s what I call a real “Dan Yr Ogof” Christmas experience! More here.

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