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Things to do in Oswestry from now until Christmas

Visit Oswestry at Christmas time

There’s a buzz about Oswestry and it’s beginning to sound like Christmas. Are you ready for a day out in a Shropshire market town? Do you love independent shopping? Are you getting that Christmas feeling? Then now is the time to Visit Oswestry.  Find out everything that is happening from now until Christmas in Oswestry – where Shropshire meets Wales.
Oswestry Christmas Live | Oswestry Christmas Parade | Oswestry Independent Shopping | Oswestry Christmas Artisan Market | Oswestry Town Free Christmas Parking | Oswestry Christmas Special Offers | Oswestry Christmas Staycation

Can we show you some of the great places to shop, eat and drink in Oswestry, Shropshire this Christmas? 

December 4th and 5th

December 11th and 12th

December 19th and 20th

Free parking in all Oswestry Town Council Car parks including Central Car Park

Welcome to Oswestry at Christmas

Park Hall Countryside Experience

Park hall farm Santa

All New Christmas Fun at Park Hall – Book now for an amazing Santa Experience from 4th December. He’s bringing his Elves too to help him create a perfect Christmas.

Christmas Crafts at Oswestry Tourist Information Centre

Christmas Crafts Oswestry Tourist Information Centre

Call in at Oswestry Tourist Information Centre for Oswestry souvenirs, local books and crafts.
Open Wednesday, Friday, Saturday. 10 to 3 

Take a narrowboat ride at Llangollen Wharf

Llangollen Wharf Christmas

Afternoon Tea with a Glass of Prosecco
Luxury Festive afternoon tea with mulled wine and Christmas songs
Christmas party boat

Christmas at the Wynnstay Hotel

Festive party nights, new year celebrations – there is lots to enjoy at Oswestry’s Wynnstay hotel. 
Why stay for a couple of nights in December?

Wynnstay Hotel Oswestry

There is lots happening at The Sweeney, Oswestry this Christmas. Don’t miss the Christmas Gin Fest or treat yourself to a truly winter dining experience in one of the special ski chalets.

The Sweeney Oswestry

Santa and Mrs Claus will be visiting the British Ironwork Centre.

Santa, Mrs Claus and his trusty elves will be visiting 27th  November to 22nd December. 
They will be greeting you from inside the enchanted forest. You will be greeted by Santa’s little elves. There will be songs, stories and a reading from the naughty and nice list from Santa and Mrs Claus. Have your festive photo taken and then visit to the Toy workshop to collect your gift!

British Ironwork Centre Christmas

Take a winter train ride at Welshpool railway

Ho Ho Ho!  Father Christmas and the Elves are already making plans to visit the Welshpool & Llanfair Light railway in December. Santa has promised to be in Llanfair the first three weekends in December and Monday 2oth of December.
The price is £19.50 for adults and children alike. It includes a quality present for each child, a drink and a gingerbread man too! Under one year olds travel free and also receive a small age related present. 
 Adults get a magical time with their children and a festive drink and snack

Friendly Oswestry is a great place to visit when you are ready for a little break with cosy log fires, brisk walks and a welcoming place to stay. 

Stay 2 nights or more Sunday to Thursday and receive a 10% discount. Quote OBT

The West Arms will be open from Boxing Day (26 December) through to New Years Eve and New Years Day. So, rally up the aunts and uncles, call upon the siblings and bring everyone together again to celebrate in a cosy and memorable place. Breath-taking Welsh Countryside views included! 
New Years Eve special dinner menu (set price)
Discounts on multiple bedroom bookings 
Dog friendly 

3 night stays for the price of 2 nights between the 1st November until the 24thDecember 2021. To receive this offer the booking must be made direct with Foxtail Holiday Park either by the Website or via telephone to the reception team.

Events coming up in the next few weeks
Check out what’s happening in and around Oswestry coming up to Christmas. Please check availability as most events require advance booking
For more information go to our What’s On Page

Sunday 28th November 

Derwen College Christmas Fayre – Derwen College – Whittington Rd, Gobowen, Oswestry SY11 UK 10am – 3pm

Santa and Mrs Claus British Ironwork Centre SY11 4JH www.britishironworkcentre.co.uk  also December weekends

Friday 3rd December 

Simply Ribbons – Artisans – Lake Vyrnwy, SY10 0NA UK  2pm – 4pm  @ArtisansLakeVyrnwy 

Oswestry Christmas Live – Oswestry Town Centre 4pm to 10.30pm

Oswestry late night Shopping

Christmas Party Nights – Weston Pools Clubhouse Oswestry, SY10 9ER – Every Friday & Saturday through December – @WestonVillageClubhouse

Saturday 4th December

Oswestry Christmas Parade – Oswestry Town Centre from 11am

Santa Special Steam Train – Llangollen Railway, Llangollen, Denbighshire LL20 8SN UK 10am to 4pm Booking essential llangollen-railway.co.uk and December weekends

Santa Specials – Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway -Llanfair Caereinion, Welshpool SY21 0SF UK -Booking essential  www.wllr.digitickets.co.uk/tickets and December weekends

The Santa Experience – Park Hall the Countryside Experience – Oswestry SY11 4AS – www.parkhallfarm.co.uk/shropshire-events/santa/ and December weekends

Sunday 5th December

Shropshire Santa 5K Run – Cae Glas Park – www.oswestry-tc.gov.uk/events/article/article/shropshire-santa-5k-run.html

Christmas Wreath Making  – The Sweeney  11:30am – 2:45pm  www.thesweeneyhotel.com

Christmas Wreath Making Workshop – Booka the bookshop – Oswestry SY11 2SP- 1.30 to 3pm

Wednesday 8th December 2021

Christmas Wreath Making – Wynnstay Hotel 10.30am – 1.30pm – www.wynnstayhotel.com/christmas-at-the-wynnstay-2021/christmas-wreath-making/

Thursday 9th December 2021

Local Craft Stalls Late Night Shopping – Whittington Castle Castle Street Whittington SY11 4DF UK @thekitchen open until 8pm  www.whittingtoncastle.co.uk

Friday 10th December 2021

Christmas Fayre – Open Space Studios 3pm – 9pm  Open Space Studios – First Floor, 9 Arthur Street, Oswestry SY11 1JN


Saturday 11th December 2021

Christmas Party BoatLlangollen Wharf  12pm – 4pm   www.horsedrawnboats.co.uk/special-events

Carols with Cantiones Christ Church Oswestry 3.30pm – 5pm

Choral Christmas – Holy Trinity Church 7.30pm – 9.30pm Tickets from Rowanthorn – www.rowanthorn.co.uk/contactus.html

Henstone Distillery Tours – Stonehouse Brewery – Weston Road, Oswestry, SY10 9ES UK 1pm – 3pm www.henstonedistillery.com/henstone-distillery/products-introduction/tours/

Craft Beading Workshops – Beedazzled – 28 Beatrice Street, Oswestry, Shropshire, SY11 1QG UK 10:30am – 4pm www.beadazzled-oswestry.co.uk

Sunday 12th December 2021

Royal Opera House: The Nutcracker – Encore Screening (12A) Kinokulture Cinema – Castle Court, 9 Arthur St, Oswestry SY11 1JN UK 2pm – 5pm www.kinokulture.org.uk


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