Santa’s Toy Mine returns to the Welsh Mining Experience at Rhondda Heritage Park this Christmas. Open from the 24th November- 24th December, this is a must-see event in the Welsh festive calendar.
Your journey will begin underground as you make your way through Santa’s Toy Mine, surrounded by stunning winter lights and festive decorations. You will then continue through the Sweet Mine and into the Ice Cave (so be sure to wrap up warm!), before making your way to Santa’s front door.
Here, the kids can take part in a make-your-own teddy bear workshop and get their photo taken with Santa! Both of these come at an additional cost. There will also be craft stalls and a Christmas shop for you to explore and purchase those last-minute bits of Christmas shopping. Each child also receives a gift from Santa, whilst adults are treated to a mince pie and hot drink on arrival.
Tickets are £10.95 for a child, £5.95 for under 1s, and £6.95 for an adult from the 24th November- 16th December. There is then a £1 increase in ticket prices for visits made during Christmas week (17th December - 24th December).
Want to travel to this event?
The 130, 132 and 138 bus services stop right outside Rhondda Heritage Park. Alternatively, it is a 15-minute walk from Trehafod Railway Station that is served by a number of Transport for Wales routes.
Please see below some helpful links to get you started in planning your journey to the event. Using public transport services in the area can be a great way to make your way there and save the worry of bringing your car.
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.