Embrace the Magic: Enjoy Christmas Festivities in Aberystwyth

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Aberystwyth in Festive Splendour

As the festive season envelops Aberystwyth, the town transforms into a wonderland of sparkling lights and joyous celebrations. Here's a glimpse of the enchanting experiences awaiting you this Christmas:

1. Christmas Lights

Be captivated as Aberystwyth adorns itself with dazzling Christmas lights. The town centre becomes a sparkling canvas, offering a picturesque backdrop for festive shopping and strolls. The switch-on occurred at the end of November, but that doesn't mean the lights will be missed!

2. Festive Markets

Explore the vibrant markets offering an array of unique gifts, artisanal crafts, and delicious treats. Aberystwyth's Farmers Market will be open on the 16th of December this year. Visit and embrace the festive atmosphere, sample delectable seasonal goodies, and find the perfect presents for your loved ones.

3. Santa’s Grotto

Bring joy to the little ones with a visit to Santa’s Grotto! There is one Grotto at the Silver Mountain Experience, with others all over Aberystwyth throughout the month - Santa is a very busy man! Let them share their Christmas wishes with the jolly old man himself, creating treasured memories amidst the festive charm.

4. Live Performances and Carols

Immerse yourself in the sounds of the season with live music performances and heartwarming carol singing. Experience the warmth and community spirit as local choirs and musicians fill the air with melodies of Christmas. There are several carolling and choir events, like the one at Ysgol Gymunedol Plascrug Community School on the 17th or the Sgarmes Christmas Singalong at the Arts Centre on the 22nd of the month.

Is singing not your thing? There are many other entertainment options for you, like seeing The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe at the Arts Centre this week.

5. Aberystwyth Park Lodge Hotel: Your Festive Haven

Amidst the festive bustle, Aberystwyth Park Lodge is an oasis of comfort and warmth. Make this Christmas season even more special with a Christmassy weekend away at our cosy hotel.

Nestled in Aberystwyth, our hotel offers a peaceful retreat conveniently close to the town's festive activities. After a day of exploring the Christmas markets or enjoying live performances, unwind in our comfortable accommodations designed to make you feel at home.

We have an array of room types that can accommodate all guests, whether a solo traveller looking for a rest or a whole family needing a getaway. You can check out the rest of our room types on our website here.

Did you know we also have our on-site Aberystwyth restaurant? Indulge in the festive spirit at our restaurant, where you can savour delectable Christmas specialities and seasonal delights. You can book a table whether you are staying with us and get good food at a great price. We have a large, free car park, free Wi-Fi, electric vehicle chargers and all the other amenities you could need.

Whether it’s a romantic escape or a family getaway, Aberystwyth Park Lodge Hotel is your perfect choice for a Christmassy weekend.

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