Santa’s Toy Mine at the Welsh Mining Experience, Rhondda Heritage Park IS NOW OPEN.

Rhondda Cynon Taf Council has once again granted permission for Father Christmas and his helpers to land his sleigh at its popular family attraction and he has set up his Toy Mine at the former colliery.

A trip to Santa’s Toy Mine is a must during the festive season and while Christmas may seem some way off, visits are always in great demand, with many tours getting booked up months in advance, especially for Christmas Eve.

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“We are delighted that Father Christmas has once again asked to set up his Toy Mine at the Welsh Mining Experience and he is looking forward to meeting everyone.

“Christmas is always such a special time of year, and Santa’s Toy Mine just adds to the magic.

“The Welsh Mining Experience at Rhondda Heritage Park is a popular tourist attraction throughout the year, attracting visitors from all over the world. Santa’s Toy Mine will no doubt add to the experience.

“We look forward to welcoming visitors from all across the County Borough and beyond.”

Cllr Ann Crimmings, Cabinet Member for Environment and Leisure, with responsibility for visitor attractions, said:

Each child who visits Santa’s Toy Mine will not only be guided on a magical journey, but they will come face-to-face with the great man himself and receive a special gift to take home.

Accompanying adults will not be left out - they will get a hot drink and a mince pie upon arrival.

At Santa’s Toy Mine, which is suitable for all ages, there will be magical surprises around every corner. Each year it is one of the most popular festive attractions around South Wales.

New for 2017 is a Giant Snow Globe, Make-Your-Own Teddy Bear Workshop and the opportunity for Photos With Santa (additional costs apply). There will also be Evening Tours to Santa’s Toy Mine.

Santa’s Toy Mine is now open at the Welsh Mining Experience, Rhondda Heritage Park, daily until Christmas Eve. For more information and to book your tickets visit

Posted on Tuesday 28th November 2017

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