02 December 2014 Countdown to Christmas, let the festivities begin! Abergavenny Christmas Fair, Wye Valley by Tim Woodier - Abergavenny Food Festival We've had a Black Friday, Cyber Monday and an Indian summer. Now how about a Welsh Christmas? A weekend away gift hunting in the Victorian arcades of Cardiff, Christmas chalets in Swansea or our delightful Christmas markets. With offerings that you're unlikely to find elsewhere. Don't forget to take a train ride with Santa so he knows exactly what you want (as long as you've been good of course). Are you the type who has finished their Christmas shopping in the summer? Then you have plenty of time for other winter activities. Walking, mountain biking and outdoor ice skating! A Christmas getaway Craig Y Nos Castle in the snow, Brecon Beacons by simon plumridge You've braved the crowds and finally found the gift for that person who's so difficult to buy for. Its your turn. A bit of me time. Escaping for a few nights in your very own Welsh wonderland fortress. Sharing romantic moments and maybe a Welsh whiskey or two. Wherever you go or whatever you do in Wales, have a Merry Christmas, Nadolig Llawen! Find out more about Christmas in Wales. Enjoy this? Share it with friends Related items A path less trodden Whether up high in the mountains or down low at the coast Christmas shopping Christmas shopping made easy Where to find dark skies The Welsh coasts and countryside have many dark sky hideouts that come alive at night Free days out in Wales Get out and get exploring Wales this January. Cracking Christmas ideas Grab a great Christmas gift and wander far from the madding crowds Pre festive fun outside Pre-Christmas fatigue? Stop, rewind and get outside with these great history and wildlife spots.