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5 of the Best Christmas Markets in Britain

5 of the Best Christmas Markets in Britain

One of the most magical things about Christmas time is the abundance of events and festivities that take place all over the UK!

You’ll struggle to find any city, town or village in Britain that doesn’t hold some kind of Christmas market, fayre or festival – bringing with it a fabulous sense of community.

In this week’s blog you’ll find 5 of the most enchanting Christmas market’s happening in 2017. It’s safe to say that we’re spoilt for choice!

Christmas Market – Bath

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23rd November – 10th December

From 23rd November, Bath opens its streets to become a hub of family activity, with over 200 stalls lining the city’s picturesque Georgian streets.

Visit the official Bath Christmas Market website and come prepared with your very own market map.

German Christmas Market – Birmingham

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16th November – 24th December

Home to the largest German Christmas Market outside of mainland Europe, Birmingham’s Frankfurt Christmas Market is not one to miss!

You’ll find plenty of stores stretching throughout the bustling streets of the city centre, from the Bull Ring right up to the Cathedral, with an array of European delicacies – we recommend trying the frankfurters and schnitzel!

Take a look at the Visit Birmingham website to plan your visit.

European Christmas Market – Edinburgh

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18th November – 6th January

Brimming with a traditional yuletide atmosphere, Edinburgh is undoubtedly one of the best cities to experience this Christmas, and not only for the Medieval setting and majestic Edinburgh Castle.

We love the romance of strolling down East Princes Street, keeping the cold at bay with a jug of hot mulled wine, soaking in the and beautiful architecture.

If you’re planning on visiting Edinburgh this Christmas, their official website has everything you need to know.

Winter Wonderland – Nottingham

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17th November – 24th December

Nottingham’s Winter Wonderland is the ideal place for a festive day out, as the city welcomes a wide selection of artisan crafted trinkets and seasonal foods galore!

With plenty of sweet treats for the children, an outdoor ice skating rink and an ice bar, there will be plenty of activities to suit everyone.

Greenwich Market – London

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22nd November –24th December

Greenwich Market is famous for its wealth of independent shops and offering the finest street food.

Christmas at Greenwich Market is a must-visit destination. With over 150 artisan crafts stalls, this World Heritage site is the ideal place to find those stocking fillers whilst the children visit Santa in his enchanting Christmas grotto.

Do you think there’s a Christmas Market that we should try this winter? We’d love to hear your recommendations using #parkerknoll on social media!

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