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How to book tickets for Santa’s Toy Mine 2021

A Welsh Coal Mining Experience at Rhondda Heritage Park
Credit: Rhondda Heritage Park

The ever-popular Santa’s Toy Mine has returned to Rhondda Heritage Park for 2021.

It’s the most wonderful time of the year at the Welsh Coal Mining Experience, Rhondda Heritage Park, as Santa Claus transforms the former Lewis Merthyr Colliery into a magical grotto for the season.

Tickets went on sale this morning (Tuesday, 19 October) at 9am and many dates are already showing limited availability as people book online.

Guests will once again be able to enjoy a magical Christmas tour, the chance to speak to Father Christmas himself and get a sELFie with him and, of course, an age-appropriate gift for all children.

Here’s how it will work this year

Tours will comprise of a maximum of 15 people – no bubbles necessary. You can book more than 15 people if required on multiple tours.

Baby in arms and those aged 18 months and under go free but will still receive a present from Santa

They are also running quieter Santa’s Toy Mine tours which are suitable for children with autism on Monday 29th November and Monday 13th December. 3pm – 8pm. These can be booked online.

Masks must be worn on tour by all adults unless medically exempt.

Opening Times:

Santa’s Toy Mine is open Sat Nov 27 to Christmas Eve.

From Nov 27 to Dec 18:

  • Weekday opening times are 3pm to 8pm.
  • Weekend opening times are 10am to 8pm

From Dec 18 to Dec 23

  • Open every day from 9am to 8pm

Christmas Eve

  • Open 9am to 3.45pm

Tickets cost £10, with 0-18 months going free.

To book tickets, click here.