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Cardiff's Winter Wonderland - Ice Skating


16 Nov 2021 - 02 Jan 2022


11:00 - 22:00


Cardiff Castle, Castle Street, Cardiff CF10 3RB

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Cardiff’s famous and much loved Winter Wonderland will be back, bigger and better for 2021, and it’s not like anything you’ve seen before.


Mon – Fri 16 Nov – 17 Dec: 13:00 – 22:00
Sat & Sun and weekdays after 17 Nov: 11:00 – 22:00
Christmas Eve: 11:00 – 20:00
Christmas Day & Boxing Day: Closed
New Year’s Day: 11:00 – 20:00

Join in with the ultimate winter experience, split across two prestigious locations – giving plenty of space to enjoy the ice skating, fun fair attractions, food and drink, and festive cheer that is available for all!

The Ice Rink

This year, Cardiff Winter Wonderland’s Ice Rink will be within the grounds of Cardiff Castle. The undercover 40m x 15m ice rink is suitable for all ages and abilities. Accessible sessions are available every Wednesday afternoon between 13:30 – 14:30.

The Ice Walk

If you fancy taking your skating experience to the next level, the 150m Ice Walk will run through the Castle grounds and allow visitors to skate in the most magical surroundings – against the backdrop of the Norman Keeep.

Skate Aids for Smaller Guests

The famous penguins will be making a come back and the colony has grown! There are now even more skate aids available for children who need assistance on the ice.

Festive Food & Drink

From hearty Yorkshire pudding wraps to toasted marshmallows, there will be plenty of options available within the Castle walls.

At City Hall Lawn

Cardiff’s Winter Wonderland will also be occupying its usual place across the road at City Hall Lawn. There you will find the famous family funfair with rides, including the Giant Wheel, and nightly entertainment. The popular two story ski-lodge, Sur la Piste is back with a new outdoor roof terrace, there also a brand new Ice Bar, the coolest spot in town. Enjoy your favourite sweet and savoury treats in the covered seating areas.



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