Couple looking at Christmas market stall


Kick your festive cheer into gear with a magical Christmas market break. Need inspiration? We’ve done the legwork for you, so all you have to do is write your wish list! Check out our guide to the best Christmas markets in the UK for a winter staycation. 

Traditional Christmas Market in Belfast

The fabulous City Hall gardens are transformed into a stunning continental village each year for the Belfast Christmas Market.

Frankfurt Christmas Market in Birmingham

A large authentic Christmas market  comes to Birmingham, bringing a Victorian carousel and over 100 stalls selling handcrafted gifts.  

Hyde Park's Winter Wonderland in London 

London has more Christmas markets than you can shake a cracker at, but if you can only visit one, head to Hyde Park’s Winter Wonderland. 

Fun for the Whole Family in Edinburgh

Enchanting at any time of the year, Edinburgh gets an extra dusting of magic during the 6-week event that is Edinburgh’s Christmas. 

Award-Winning Markets in Manchester

Don’t miss Manchester’s award winning Christmas Market with over 300 festive stalls and chalets located around the city centre.

Market on the Cathedral Green in Exeter

The Cathedral grounds are transformed once a year with traditional wooden chalets featuring a selection of fresh foods, and a number of craft stools.