There’s something for everyone around your local county this festive season!
No need to go further afield for your Christmas shopping this year, Wrexham has everything you need!
Toys and Stationery
Let’s start with the kids. There are two large, quality toy shops in Wrexham: The Entertainer on Eagle’s Meadow and Smyths on Island Green. The Works at 25 Regent Street, WH Smiths on Hope Street and The Range on Plas Coch can satisfy all your stationery needs.
Wrexham can also look after the gamers out there this Christmas. If board games are your thing, 4th Planet Games on Bank Street is the ideal place to go. Pop into Geckos on Henblas Street for all things Pokémon.
House of Retro in Tŷ Pawb, Cex on Hope Street and Game (inside Sports Direct on Henblas Street) can help with any new or used PC, console or hand-held games.
Live Animal Attractions
Christmas Farm on Llay Road between Cefn-y-bedd and Llay (LL12 9UG) allows you to pet and feed their reindeer, roast marshmallows on the fire pit and explore the “maize maze”. The staff are very friendly and happy to give you all sorts of information about the reindeer. You can contact them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Slightly further afield, The Reindeer Lodge at Black Meadows Farm, Leeswood near Mold (CH7 4SQ) is a magical drive-through experience. See the illuminated lakeside and woodland, and visit the Reindeer herds. There are hidden elf villages with toy shops and you can meet Father Christmas! Prices start at L35 per car. Contact: 01244 747 686.
North Hills Farm on Rhydtalog Road, Graianrhyd near Mold (CH7 4QS) has North Wales’ highest reindeer herd. Pre-book your visit by calling 01824 780 085. The farm also supplies Christmas trees.
Visit the Christmas gift and craft fair and see Father Christmas in his grotto at Alyn Waters Country Park on Saturday, 3rd December from 11am to 3pm. The cost is L8 per child and L6 per additional sibling. Each child receives a present, a hot drink and a homemade Christmas cracker. Booking is essential – please contact Jane on 01978 757 524.
Go for breakfast with Father Christmas at Erddig, see the east front of the house turn into a giant advent calendar, visit the Reverse Grotto and tuck into some Yuletide treats! Go to nationaltrust.org.uk/visit/wales/erddig/christmas-at-erddig or call 01978 355 314.
Penrhos Farm on Brymbo Road, Brymbo (LL11 5LU) supply a range of Christmas trees and wreaths. Call 07546 810 020 for more information. Roost Farm Christmas trees will be on sale at their pop-up shop by Honeys Bakery, Caergwrle or at their farm near Leeswood (CH7 4SS). Local delivery is L5. Call 07841 431 767 or go to “Roost Farm” on Facebook. Price’s Christmas trees in Llandegla are open from 9.30am to 4pm every day. They are on the A525 Wrexham to Ruthin road about half a mile from the Moors pub. Call 01352 770 648 or go to christmastreeuk.co.uk.
Merry Christmas! If you would like to see our December events calendar to keep up to date with everything happening this month, click here.