Ice skating is normally offered in the following places – for 2020, please check availability directly with operators.
It doesn't matter if you're more like Torvill and Dean or Bambi; ice-skating is a fun way to get yourself into the Christmas spirit, whatever your ability. Check out these fab places to skate for all ages.
Ice Walk, Cardiff Castle
12 November - Early January. Enjoy an ice walk in Cardiff Castle, as well as festive family rides, a Victorian Santa tour and dine or enjoy a drink. Social distancing measures are in place. Book Ice Walk tickets on Cardiff Castle's website.
Swansea Waterfront Wonderland
Nov - Jan. Waterfront Winterland brings festive frolics to Swansea city centre. The alpine cabins and funfair attractions have moved in to Museum Park by the National Waterfront Museum, not to mention a big all-ages ice rink and a smaller children-only ice rink. Partner your visit to the site with some Christmas shopping in The Quadrant shopping centre or on Oxford Street.
Celtic Manor - The Great Skate
Nov - Jan.The rooftop garden at this upscale golf and country resort near Newport has had a seasonal makeover. This year the Celtic Manor is home to a big undercover ice rink. The roof is clear, so you can skate outside without being rained on yet still see the wintery sky. Surrounding the rink is the Ice Kingdom, where you can buy warming drinks and giant sausages from the Bratwurst Hut. Head down after dark for a more grown-up atmosphere.
Carmarthen Winter Wonderland
Nov - Jan. Carmarthen Winter Wonderland will return this year to Carmarthen Park , SA31 3AX. Undercover Magical Ice Rink, Heated Ti-pi Bar and Coffee Lounge, Festive Fun Fair, Santa’s Grotto & Workshop Experience, Street Food, Christmas Gift Shops, and New For 2019 is Wales Only ‘ICE BAR’ Experience
Caerphilly Castle Ice Rink
Dec - Jan. Caerphilly Castle Ice Rink returns bigger and better this year. Caerphilly Castle will be transformed into a Christmas wonderland, where guests can enjoy outdoor skating on a real ice rink, indulge in treats from a pop-up cafe and visits from Father Christmas are also planned. Skate sessions, within the walls of Wales’ largest castle, are open Wednesdays to Sundays.