a list of

what Christmas markets are around North Wales this year?

Whether you are from North Wales or are staying for a festive staycation we have found some amazing things to do during the festive months.

From Christmas markets to festive walks and everything in between. Below you will find a list of all the best festive things to do this year during November and December. They are the perfect way to get into the festive spirit and have the chance to create some memories together with your loved ones. Have a read and see which Christmas markets and festive outings you want to do this year.


Chester Zoo Lanterns

Where? Chester Zoo, Upton-by-Chester, Chester, CH2 1EU

When? 12th November – 23rd December 2021

Time? 4pm – 8.15pm

How Much? Adult start from £13, Children start from £11

Other Info:

  • Explore Chester Zoo after dark with the Lanterns
  • Lantern style animals throughout the trail
  • Fairy light tunnel

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Chester Christmas MarketTwo children stood with Santa reading through their Christmas list

Where? 33 Northgate St, Chester, CH1 2HQ

When? 18th November – 22nd December 2021

Time? Sun-Wed: 10.30am – 6.30am, Thu-Sat: 10.30am – 8pm

How Much? Free

Other Info:

  • Over 70 stalls
  • Christmas gifts, art and crafts, food and drink
  • On site bar where you can sit and drink

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Christmas at Bodnant Garden

Where? Bodnant Rd, Tal-y-cafn, Colwyn Bay, LL28 5RE

When? All year exc. 24th-26th December 2021

Time? 9.30am – 5pm

How Much? Adult: £14, Child: £7, Family: £35, Family (1 adult, 3 children): £21

Other Info:

  • Festive afternoon tea in December
  • Festive food at the Pavilion & Magnolia tearooms
  • Explore the winter wonderland

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Christmas at Penrhyn CastleGirl is at the Christmas Market with her mother and is enjoying the Christmas Baubles.

Where? Bangor, LL57 4HT

When? All year exc. 24th-26th December 2021

Time? 10am – 4pm

How Much? Adult: £12, Child: £6, Family: £30, One adult family: £18

Other Info:

  • Winter wander trail around the gardens
  • Victorian kitchens open during weekends
  • Christmas gifts and castle café

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Reindeer Safari

Where? Reindeer Lodge Black Meadows Farm, Leeswood, Mold, CH7 4SQ

When? 20th November – 21st December 2021

Time? By Day starts from 10am – 3.40pm, By Night starts from 4.20pm – 7pm

How Much? From £39.50 per car

Other Info:

  • Tickets are bought per car
  • The safari takes about 90 minutes
  • Festive food and drinks are available to buy

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Enjoy a weekend away in North Wales and have a festive staycation at one of our amazing resorts.

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