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Winter in Wales

Indulge yourself in the wonder of Wales this winter

The Christmas season is well and truly upon us Here at Orchard, we love nothing more than wrapping up warm, heading out to the German Christmas markets to stuff our faces with bratwurst, or taking our kids (big kids included!) to visit Santa’s grotto.

Take a look at just a few of the season festivities from our wonderful clients taking place across Wales this winter….

Cardiff Winter Wonderland

Winter wonderland in Cardiff

The infamous Christmas staple in Cardiff is back again and it’s bigger and better than ever. From a two-floor tavern to a 90ft drop ride, there will be something for all ages. It’s only there until the 6th January, so be quick!

South Wales a bit too far for you to travel?  Why not head to Wrexham where you can experience their very own Winter Wonderland.

Cardiff Christmas Market

Cardiff Christmas Market: Find them something special

Who doesn’t love a wander around stalls decked to the high heavens with all sort of Christmas delights from cheese, wine, to handmade items and quirky gifts? You’ve got until the 23rd December to buy all your Christmas goodies!

Experience Christmas in the Victorian Era

Santa sitting by a fireplace and a Christmas tree

Celebrate Christmas with a Victorian inspired day out at Greenfield Valley in North Wales. From Christmas carols to Christmas decoration making, you won’t be stuck for festive fun. You can even get to meet Santa!

It’s Santa!

Colourful buildings at PortMeirion

Are your little ones desperate to meet the big man in red? Or maybe you want let him know what you want for Christmas this year? Head over to the stunning PortMeirion to experience the magic at Santa’s Grotto every Saturday and Sunday in December, between 10am-5pm.

Christmas at the Theatre

Cinderella poster

We all love a good theatre trip, and what better way to get in to the Christmas spirit than a good old fashion pantomime, or if that’s not your thing, just your regular theatre show. From the wonder of ELF at the Cardiff Motorpoint Arena to a whole new world of Aladdin in Rhyl, or if you’re quick you can catch Cinderella at Llandudno (she’s always leaving her slipper!)

Whether you head out for Christmas this year, or you stay in all cosy in your Christmas pyjamas fighting over who is on the naughty or nice list, we hope it’s a magical one!

Merry Christmas,


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