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  • Visit Wales VAQAS
  • National Trust

Christmas Event, from 8 Dec 2018

Father Christmas Grotto

Father Christmas Grotto


Father Christmas welcomes you to his cosy Christmas grotto. Bring along your wish list, we hope you've been good! Visits to the grotto include meeting Father Christmas and a present.

A ticket is required for each child wanting to visit Father Christmas and receive a present.
Booking essential - Book online or call 0344 249 1895. There are 5 tickets in each 15 minute time slot (starting at 10:15 to 12:15 & 13:15 to 15:30); please arrive for the beginning of your time slot, you may have a short wait.

Please enter through the Ticket Office by the car park, the grotto is then located in the castle courtyard. There is heating but it may be cold outside and in the waiting area so please dress appropriately in warm clothing. The grotto is located on the ground floor and is wheelchair accessible.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopNational Trust PropertyOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePostboxPublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencing

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 8 - Sun 9 Dec 2018 10:15 to 15:45
Sat 15 - Sun 16 Dec 2018 10:15 to 15:45
Sat 22 - Sun 23 Dec 2018 10:15 to 15:45
5 Tickets per 15 minute slots starting at 10:15 to 12:15 & 13:15 to 15:30.


Normal admission charges apply + £6.00 per child to visit Father Christmas.

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LL14 5AF



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

Map reference: SJ 268381  Lat: 52.93529 Long: -3.09053

One mile west of Chirk village off A5. Additional 0.5 mile of private driveway to the castle.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 2 miles from Chirk station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • National Trust PropertyNational Trust Property
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • PostboxPostbox
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing