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image for Children's Activity Event item typeSanta's Grotto at Cardiff Castle

  • Visit Wales VAQAS
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Christmas Event, from 24 Nov 2018, £12.95

Cardiff Castle

Cardiff Castle

Details

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.

Your ticket includes:
Visit to Santa in his Grotto
Traditional Christmas Gift
Christmas Craft Area while you wait
Christmas Activity Booklet to take home
Candy Cane Trail in the decorated Victorian House
Access to the Castle Grounds
10% off Christmas range in the Gift Shop.

See website to book online. Bookable sessions every 20 minutes starting from 10:00 to 17:40.
Santa will be bilingual during the following sessions: 1st & 22nd December - sessions starting from 10:00 to 13:40. 8th & 16th December starting from 14:00 to 17:40.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsFrench signs/guidesGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsTelephone (public)Welcome HostAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

*Disabled/wheelchair access to castle grounds, Interpretation Centre, Undercroft & toilets. Access to Main House and Keep involves many steps. *Multi lingual site plan available *Guide books in English, Welsh and French.

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 22 - Sun 23 Dec 2018 10:00 to 17:40
Bookable sessions every 20 minutes.

Prices

Child tickets: £12.95 (includes 2 accompanying adults).

Also at this Venue

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 22 - Sun 23 Dec Santa's Grotto
Fri 22 Feb February Half Term - Meet the Meerkats
Sat 23 - Mon 25 Feb Warrior School
Sat 30 Mar - Mon 15 Apr Easter Trail

Address

Castle Street,
Cardiff,
CF10 3RB

Location

Directions

Plan route to Cardiff Castle using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: ST 180765  Lat: 51.48148 Long: -3.18222

Junctions 32/33 from M4. Follow the signs for Cardiff City Centre.

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Cardiff Central station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • French signs/guidesFrench signs/guides
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality

*Disabled/wheelchair access to castle grounds, Interpretation Centre, Undercroft & toilets. Access to Main House and Keep involves many steps. *Multi lingual site plan available *Guide books in English, Welsh and French.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesLift equipped with verbal floor announcements
  • YesLift equipped with raised floor numbers or braille numbers or letters
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesVisitor information available in audio format

Food

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls

Notes

The Interpretation Centre is fully accessible to wheelchair users and parents with pushchairs, including the Firing Line exhibition, film presentation, café and shop. Disabled toilets are located adjacent to the café on the ground floor. The Castle Apartments are not accessible to wheelchair users or pushchairs due to the number of steps within the house. Audio Guides are available in 10 languages and include a sign-language and visually-impaired tours (in English and Welsh).