Nestled in the stunning Welsh countryside, Pen-y-Bryn Farm in Abergele is the ideal place to enjoy your next break with your family and friends. Whether you are looking for a quiet and cosy retreat, great family days out or great food, drinks and night life, come and stay with us and find out why our farm is a firm favourite with returning guests from near and far.
Christmas in Wales is truly a special time of year. Our Christmas markets are a sight to behold, with aromas of mulled wine alongside traditional Welsh fayre, there is something for everyone. Spend some time exploring and be swept up in the magical atmosphere. The following are just a taste of the Christmas events happening across North Wales during December.
Conwy Winterfest is open to all on Saturday the 9th of December from 4-7pm. There will be a torch lit procession with knights and their ladies from 5.45pm, and throughout the evening there will be street entertainers, musicians, choirs, sword fighting and the famous Clerical Error Black Face Morris Dancers will return. Click here to visit the website.
On the 9th and 10th of December, Surf Snowdonia will host a hip and happening Christmas market celebration right at the edge of the surf lagoon. Father Christmas will be visiting, there will be free arts & crafts and free bouncy castle to keep the children happy, Christmas movies at the drive-in and traders, festive food and drinks and more. Click here for more information.
Bodafon Farm Park in Llandudno are hosting a fabulous Christmas fun day on the 16th of December. Expect lots of fun for all the family, kids crafts and games, fully accessible Santa's Grotto, festive photo booth, treasure hunt, entertainment, a famous character visit and a range of well stocked stalls. It's also free entry so go along from 10am – 4pm. Click here to see more details on their facebook page.
Until the 23rd of December, Gwrych Castle in Abergele has a very special guest visitor! Meet Father Christmas in the old bakehouse, which has been transformed into a winter wonderland. Tickets are priced at £10 per child, which includes a gift, and the whole experience is packed into an hour time slot. For more information, please click here.
If you fancy a Christmas show, there are several to choose from including: Sleeping Beauty at Rhyl Pavilion Theatre, Beauty and the Beast at Theatr Colwyn in Colwyn Bay and Peter Pan at Venue Cymru in Llandudno. Click on the links for more details.
For something a little different, why not challenge yourself at Ultimate Escape Games Rooms in Llandudno or Locked In in Abergele? At Ultimate Escape in Llandudno there are 2 rooms to choose from: CSI Murder Mystery and Escape From The Future. At Locked In Abergele there are 5 rooms to choose from: Black and White, Mad Scientist, Crime Scene, Mad Hatter and Prisoner of War. Can you and a team of your nearest and dearest escape the room within the 60 minute time limit? Click here for more details about Ultimate Escape in Llandudno and click here for more details about Locked In Abergele.
As always, there are lots of great places to eat in the surrounding area. Try DPL (Departure Lounge) in Abergele for fantastic Christmas food and drink or a New Year's Eve bash to remember! Please click here to visit the DPL website for more information.
Once the festivities are over and done with and you have an extra few Christmas pounds to shift, Pen-y-Bryn Farm is a great place to help you kick start your New Year's Resolutions! Whether you want to take it easy or blast away the Christmas excess, the following ideas offer you a great place to start. Our prices are at their lowest between the 6th of January and the 22nd of March so you can save money on your break, too!
Take a long walk around Pen-y-Bryn Farm. Visit our animals and wildlife ponds, walk our paths and see the stunning countryside from different parts of the farm. A sight to behold at any time of year!
Weather permitting, book an adventure session at one of the surrounding extreme sports such as Zip World or Surf Snowdonia. Be sure to check out the winter opening times on their websites. Thrill seekers at the ready – not for the faint hearted!
Book a break that incorporates the Israeli martial art of Krav Maga. Expert tuition from an experienced teacher will have you fighting fit and ready for anything! Contact us on 01745 822344 for more details.
For more information about staying in one of our four holiday cottages or our large farmhouse, please click here. To check our availability calendar, click here or ring us on 01745 822344. We look forward to welcoming you and your loved ones to Pen-y-Bryn Farm Holiday Cottages & Farmhouse.