Christmas at Johnstown Castle

Join us in Johnstown Castle for our Enchanted Christmas Experience.

Join us at Johnstown Castle for a magical experience the whole family will enjoy.
Meet Santa and his team of elves this Christmas at our magical enchanted Johnstown Castle.

On this fully interactive traditional Christmas experience for families which brings you through wonderfully decorated rooms, inside the beautiful and historic Johnstown Castle. In each room Santa’s team of merry elves will tell you a story of their visit to Johnstown Castle and the experience ends with an individual family visit to Santa. After visiting Santa, he will invite children to visit his North Pole workshop where each child will receive one gift, which can be chosen by themselves.
There will be plenty of seasonal photo opportunities in the Castle and in Santa’s sleigh!

Santa’s Arrival to Johnstown Castle

Join us on Thursday 30th November to welcome Santa on his arrival to Johnstown Castle from 4pm – 6pm.

Santa will turn on the Christmas lights at approx. 4:30pm with his Christmas magic at the Visitor Centre before meeting all the children in December.

Café will remain open for some festive treats and beverages until 6pm

Paws ‘n’ Claus

Celebrate the holiday season with “Paws and Claus”!

Has your pup been good this year? Do they have a list they want to give to Santa?

Have your camera ready, Santa wants to meet your fur babies!
After your visit with Santa, enjoy a stroll in our beautiful gardens, lakes follies and arboretum throughout the day, adding a touch of nature to the festivities.

All the information here!

Christmas afternoon Tea in Johnstown Castle

Step back in time and treat yourself to afternoon tea in the recently restored Ballroom in Johnstown Castle. Chat over a delicious offering of scones, sandwiches and desserts.

Book your place here!

All Johnstown Castle’s Christmas Events!

For all our upcoming events, visit our What’s On page.

We are fully accessible and have ample free onsite coach parking.

Pre-book lunch or refreshments for your group in the Peacock Café.

Get advice on other fun things to around Wexford and nearby trails.

Contact our team or send an enquiry to start your school tour planning.

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