The Best Christmas Markets in the UK
Christmas markets have come to town! Don't miss out and discover the UK's best markets this festive season. From north to south, from east to west, the most beautiful markets are waiting for you!
World-renowned Edinburgh’s Christmas celebrations spread festive cheer across the Scottish capital. From mulled Irn Bru to vegan pigs in blankets, from Harry Potter-themed gifts to local handmade products, the stunning Christmas Market in East Princes Street Gardens offers treats for all!
The original, biggest and - arguably - the best Christmas market in the country, Manchester Christmas Markets is the ideal destination for a festive outing. Arriving in the city in 1999, the first Christmas market in the UK has grown every year since now attracting more than nine million visitors each year. Expect to find an array of food, drink and craft stalls - not to mention the ice rink!
Christmas returns to Nottingham with the largest event in the East Midlands! Featuring your favourite rides, bars and shopping spots from previous years, this is the perfect place to soak in the Christmas spirit. Best of all entry to Nottingham Winter Wonderland is FREE!!
Birmingham has the largest authentic German market in Europe outside of Germany and Austria, with 5.5 million visitors in 2019! Consisting of the Birmingham Frankfurt Christmas Market and the Craft Market, the markets cover New Street, Victoria Square and Centenary Square, and make the perfect place to pick up unique Christmas presents!
Soak up the medieval charm of York at Christmas. Scents of spiced mulled wine and delicious food fill the air, making York Christmas the place to be this season. Don’t miss York’s popular festive market, it's back with more Christmassy fun than ever before!
The much-loved Glasgow Christmas Markets encompass a variety of colourful stalls, offering a selection of gifts, artisan products and global cuisine set in a festive village of rustic cabins and stalls. This makes Glasgow the perfect place to visit this Christmas - stylish shopping, superb eating and drinking and a jam-packed events programme against a city centre backdrop of glittering festive lights.
London's spectacular Christmas destination - Hyde Park Winter Wonderland returns on 26th November for six exciting weeks of winter festivities with FREE admission and even more entertainment than before. With more than 100 rides and attractions on-site, there's something for everyone.
Millennium Square in Leeds City Centre will once again transform into a scenic winter village, with over 40 traditional wooden chalet stalls decorated with festive greenery and twinkling colourful lights, themed indoor venues and the traditional Christmas carousel ride.