There’s nothing more quintessentially Christmassy than a good ’ol festive market. Need to buy your mum a suitable stocking-filler? Christmas market. Fancy a boozy, mulled-wine-filled evening with your mates? Christmas market. Keen to show off your excellent (!) ice-skating skills? Christmas market.
The UK has an abundance of dazzling destinations that come alive with festive cheer once a year, glittering with everything from cosy grottoes and wholesome gift stalls to your favourite Christmas songs. We’re not just talking about London’s Christmas markets and Winter Wonderland, either (although they’re definitely worth a visit if you’ve never been). We’re talking about the cobbled streets of York and the majestic castle surroundings of Edinburgh. Don’t know where to start? Here is our pick of the best Christmas markets in the UK. Hey, if you’re lucky, you might even get a bit of snow.
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