Plas Newydd Historic House and Gardens in Llangollen will once again be hosting the annual Christmas at Plas Newydd event for 2023, 9th December. A programme of activities during the day will bring seasonal sparkle to the grounds and a touch of Christmas magic for families to enjoy.

On the Day:

Shop with a selection of local makers at our Artisan Winter Market, wave to Father Christmas as he makes a special visit to Plas Newydd and enjoy festive tunes by Llangollen Silver Band.

Families visiting Plas Newydd will be able to explore the grounds with a new festive trail, write letters to Santa Claus at the North Pole Post-box and even make their own reindeer food and paper crafts. As darkness falls, the gardens and topiary will be illuminated for all to enjoy.

The Stable Block Tearoom will be open all day offering delicious mulled wine, mince pies and on-the-go food.

Workshops and Crafts:

10AM – 12PM – Make your own Festive Wreath (Sold out).

12PM – 2PM – Drop-in session to create Winter Wood Crafts with the ranger team (£2).

2PM – 4PM – Drop-in session to make Festive Clay Ornaments using natural imprints (Free).

Good to know:

  • The grounds and event are free to enter; some workshops require booking or payment on the day.
  • There will be no parking onsite during the day. We kindly ask to make use of the parking in town or to walk/cycle to our event.
  • Address: Plas Newydd, Hill Street, Llangollen, LL20 8AW.


Jillian Howe, Community Engagement Officer for Our Picturesque Landscape project said; “We are excited to once again welcome the community to this wonderful heritage site for Christmas. After another busy year at Plas Newydd, the event is an opportunity to celebrate the end of the Winter Season with free activities for all of the family to enjoy!”


Cllr Emrys Wynne, Denbighshire County Council’s Lead Member for Welsh Language, Culture & Heritage, said: “This a wonderful historic setting to celebrate the traditional joys of the festive season for all the family to make special Christmas memories. Plas Newydd is ready and waiting to provide on this day a host of Christmas magic for all to enjoy.”