Dreaming of a Heritage Park Christmas this December

Heritage Park Hotel is located in the heart of the Welsh Valleys, a short drive from Cardiff City Centre and the beautiful Brecon Beacons.

Whether you’re staying in Heritage Park as a base to explore the stunning scenery of South Wales over the Christmas break, or you’re visiting for a night of ultimate relaxation, there’s lots to discover in and around the hotel this Winter.

Visit Santa by train

Santa is coming to visit at Brecon Mountain Railway! Traveling by steam train from Pant Station to Santa’s grotto, children will receive presents on the festive journey, while adults can sit back and enjoy a mince pie and mulled wine.

Only a 30-minute drive from Heritage Park Hotel, the festive Santa Special steam train will take place from the end of November through to December 22nd – it’s sure to be one to remember.

Go underground

Wales is known for its rich mining history, and only 3 minutes’ walk from Heritage Park, you’ll find A Welsh Coal Mining Experience where you can take discover how black gold was mined, an experience led by tour guides who’ve worked more than 80 years underground.

There’s also an award-winning chocolate shop to stock up on the perfect gift for those at home, and a delicious café to take a break and revel in your newfound mining knowledge.

Taste the delicacies of Wales

Who doesn’t love a cooked breakfast? Served right here from the onsite Loft Restaurant, our Welsh Breakfast includes Pork and leek sausage, welsh back bacon, black pudding, laver bread and cockles (and more), to give you a proper taste of Wales without leaving Heritage Park.

View our menus here.

Shop ‘til you drop in Cardiff

Just a 30-minute drive from Heritage Park, Cardiff City Centre is the perfect place to tackle any last-minute Christmas shopping, or take on the Boxing Day sales after the 25th December.

From the cosy independents in the Arcades to the high-street favourites of St David’s Dewi Sant, and the famous Christmas markets, there’s something for everyone, before you head back to the hotel to relax after a long day of retail therapy.