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Festive Baking

Christmas at Penrhyn Castle- Bangor, 1st until 16th December

Penrhyn Castle is embracing a more traditional Christmas celebration this festive season. You can join in a number of creative Victorian workshops every weekend in the lead up to the big day, helping you get into the festive spirit.

Surprise your friends and family by making some beautifully handmade Christmas cards in a traditional Victorian style. You can also make a delicately handcrafted festive wreath to hang on your front door- your decorations will be the talk of the town! An additional cost of £6/ wreath applies and sessions have to be booked online. There will also be a number of food demonstrations held in the Castle’s kitchen, where you can learn about traditional Victorian cooking methods whilst sipping on a delicious glass of warming Christmas punch. All of these workshops will take place between 11:00 and 16:00, every Saturday and Sunday from December 1st-16th.

Penrhyn Castle have also teamed up with the Trussell Trust this year to help donate to Caernarfon Foodbank and help the local community. You can help share a little Christmas cheer this festive season by dropping off your donations to the Visitor’s Centre anytime during normal opening hours.


You can find out more about this event on their website.


Want to travel to this event?

A number of bus services stop directly outside the castle, including the 5, 67, and X5 services (run by Arriva Cymru). Bangor train station is located 3 miles away.


Public Transport

To make your journey by public transport, please use our Journey Planner to find the most convenient route, along with times and services that are running.

If you’d like to find a bus timetable, head over to our Timetables page. Here, you can search for a specific bus route or your location to view timetables of services in the area. You will also have the option to print the timetable to take with you on your trip.


Walk & Cycle

You can also use our journey planner to find walking and cycling routes to get to your event. If you live close by, walking can be a great way to explore the scenery and soak up the atmosphere before the event!

You can find out more information on our ‘Cycling and Walking’ page.

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