Enjoy a fun-filled few days at Cornwall’s most prestigious festival where you can enjoy cookery demonstrations from celebrity chefs, live music, firework displays and, of course, festive stalls selling local produce and handmade gifts. For a taste of the real Cornwall, head down to Padstow Harbour for some fish and chips or take a walk along the beach to St George’s Cove.
Boasting over 150 chalets spread throughout the city, Bath Christmas Market is set to be a festive extravaganza as it celebrates its 20th anniversary. Wander through the Georgian streets in search of Christmas gifts and immerse yourself in the festive atmosphere. You can’t visit the city without paying a visit to the Roman Baths or witnessing the extraordinary Royal Crescent.
From stollen and bratwurst to gluhwein and pretzels, this authentic German market is a great way to get into the festive mood. Novelty stalls sell everything from hand-painted baubles to crystal lamps, and the ambience is electric. Make the most of your time in the city with a trip to Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery or browse the stores at the Bullring and Grand Central Mall.
Wrapped inside historical buildings, Kingston's Traditional Christmas Market is a magical event with a traditional carousel, carol singers, live music and festive wooden cabins where you can buy everything from mulled wine and street foods to local arts and crafts. If you want to escape the crowds, take a trip to Hampton Court Palace or Richmond Park Nature Reserve.
Thursday 24 November until Sunday 27 November
Friday 18 November – Sunday 18 December.
Exeter Cathedral Christmas Market is Devon’s biggest Christmas market and a winter wonderland set among a labyrinth of winding lanes on Exeter’s iconic Cathedral Green with over a hundred festive chalets and free entry into the medieval Gothic Exeter Cathedral, known for its vaulted ceiling and astronomical clock.
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