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Christmas Market near me: Best in the UK from London to Manchester

FOR many the festive season is the most wonderful time of the year, and what better way to celebrate than visiting a Christmas Market.

They are the perfect place to pick up gifts or to soak up the Christmas spirit with a glass of mulled wine. Will you be visiting one near you?

Take a look at the best 2022 Christmas Markets in the UK


If you love Christmas Markets and Farmers Markets, then Newcastle is the perfect festive outing for you.

This year, Newcastle city centre welcome you to celebrate Christmas with a number of festive stalls, selling everything from locally brewed beers to handmade jewellery.

And, to add that special Christmas touch for all, Santa will making a special appearance at the market and local choirs will add to the Christmas cheer.

Visitors can enjoy the festivities from November 19, 2022, to December 23.

Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh Christmas Markets are back and they’re bigger than ever

From November 25, 2022, until January 3, the world World-renowned Edinburgh Christmas Market will come to the Scottish capital – and it’s bigger than ever this year.

The stunning market is located in East Princes Street Gardens and offers festive treats for all – from mulled Irn Bru to local handmade produce, the list of festive food, drink and gifts is endless.

And for those wanting to visit Santa, the good news is Santa Land is returning to East Princes Street Gardens with rides for people of all ages to enjoy.

Santa’s Grotto can once again be found on Castle Street – so don’t forget your Christmas list.


If you’re local to Oxford, then why not head down to Oxford Christmas Market to hear the sound of Christmas choirs and the bustle of shoppers enjoying the winter season.

Located in the heart of the city and the historic Broad Street, visitors can find the Market open from December 1 until December 18.


Nottingham Winter wonderland is free for visitors to enjoy

As the festive season fast approaches in Nottingham, it can only mean one thing – the largest event in the East Midlands is back.

Nottingham Winter wonderland will provide Christmas magic for all from November 15, 2022, to December 31 – and it’s free!

This is the perfect place to soak up the Christmas spirit, with a number of rides, bars and shopping stalls to enjoy – and it can all be found on Old Market Square.


Manchester Christmas Markets host over 300 stalls

If you’re wondering where you can find Britain’s best Christmas MarketsManchester is the place to be.

Not only are they considered to be the best, Manchester Christmas Markets are also the biggest in the country – making the Northern city the perfect place for a festive outing.

With over 300 beautifully crafted stalls, this German-style Market offers food, drinks and finely crafted gifts for all.

And you can visit the buzzing city centre Christmas attraction from November 10, 2022, to December 22.

Winchester, Hampshire

Winchester Christmas Market also hosts an ice rink

Do you want to visit one of the best Christmas markets in Europe?

Then head down to Winchester between November 18, 2022, to December 22, to experience their very own winter wonderland.

Inspired by traditional German Christmas Markets, Winchester Cathedral’s Christmas Market provide visitors with 112 chalets filled with Christmas treats.

And at the heart of the Christmas Market, you’ll find the popular Ice Rink – perfect for those that want to grab a pair of skates and take in the stunning atmosphere.


Bath Christmas Markets begin in November

Bath Christmas Market is back – and it’s distinctively British.

Considered to be one of the biggest Christmas Shopping events in the Southwest, Bath Christmas Markets provide visitors with the perfect magical setting.

From November 24, 2022, to December 11, visitors can find 170 beautifully decorated wooden chalets located in the heart of Bath’s World Heritage Site. 

And the majority of those behind the stalls are businesses from Bath and the surrounding region, providing range of beautiful handmade gifts for you to purchase.


Birmingham’s Frankfurt Christmas Market is the largest authentic German market outside Germany and Austria

You know Christmas has come to Birmingham when the city’s Frankfurt Christmas Market opens for all to enjoy.

The stalls located on Victoria Square and along New Street offer something for everyone – from authentic German food to hand crafted gifts.

And if you want a beverage to wash it all down with, why not try a gluhwein, weissbeer, or tasty hot chocolate.

You can visit the Birmingham Frankfurt Markets from November 3, 2022, to December 23.


Chester Christmas Market end on December 21

If you’re looking for a less commercial Christmas festivity, then the Chester Christmas Markets are the perfect place to enjoy the magic.

During November 18, 2022, to December 21, 2022, visitors can enjoy 70 traditional chalets and the mesmerising Christmas tree that lights up the city centre.

As you’re browsing through the endless amounts of homecrafts and festive gifts, you can enjoy a delicious hog roast bap and stop in the Real Ale Bar for a Christmas cocktail or a pint of regional cask ale.


York at Christmas is back for 2022

If you’re located near York, then why not take a stroll along St Nicholas Fair and Parliament Street and enjoy York Christmas Markets – and it’s more festive than ever before.

On offer is a range of gifts made by a number of Yorkshire crafters showcased at the Made in Yorkshire Yuletide Village.

They are open from November 17, 2022, to December 23.


London’s Christmas festivities are open to enjoy for six weeks

London’s Hyde Park Winter Wonderland is the talk of TikTok, and we completely understand why.

This spectacular Christmas winter wonderland boasts more than 100 rides and attractions, for everyone to enjoy.

And if that wasn’t tempting enough, there are also over 200 traditional German Market stalls for shoppers to stroll through.

The Angels Christmas Market of London offers a range of ceramics, candles, toys and Christmas decorations to add a little more sparkle to your home this season.

London’s Christmas festivities are open to enjoy from November 18, 2022, to January 2.



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