Which City Has The Best Christmas Market in the UK?

Winter in Europe is a wonderful time to visit the most beautiful Christmas markets. If you are looking for Christmas presents and enjoy the smell of a Christmas tree or the sound of Christmas carols and the overall festive feel, then dive into this list of the best Christmas markets in Europe along with the best destinations for perfect Christmas holidays for you, your family and friends.

Discover the most beautiful Christmas markets such as:

  • The German Christmas markets in Aachen, Cologne, Dresden, Leipzig and Nuremberg
  • The magic of Christmas in the United Kingdom with the Christmas markets in London and Manchester.
  • You also have the choice with a selection of the most beautiful Christmas markets in France, with Strasbourg and Lille as well as Belgium, Spain and Switzerland.

Depending on how Christmas mad you are and if you love to travel, or even if you are just intrigued and enjoy reading about the most wonderful time of year online and want to make plans for the future, you can find out information about all of these destinations online with just quick search on the internet.

Although, travelling at this time of year to different countries may come at a cost it doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the Christmas markets in the UK.

Why not visit:

  • London’s Winter Wonderland

November 18 – January 2

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Get into the festive spirit as Hyde Park’s Winter Wonderland returns to London for the 10th year. This free-to-enter family event includes a host of Christmas-themed fun and activities, including Winter Wonderland ice skating, big top shows, an observation wheel and a huge Christmas market.

  • Manchester

November 10 – December 20

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The world-famous markets – brought to you by Manchester City Council – will feature nearly 350 stalls spanning 10 distinctive market sites, transforming the city centre in to a festive wonderland.

Regularly named one of Europe’s best Christmas Market attractions, nine million people visited in 2014.

  • York

November 17 – December 23

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The St Nicholas Fair in York has traditional chalets and offers a huge variety of gifts from locally produced wine to crafts made around Yorkshire to give to someone special. Located along Parliament Street, St. Sampson’s Square and Coppergate, it’s also a stone’s throw from the non-festive Shambles Market with its equally diverse stallholders.

  • Leeds

November 11 – December 18

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Christkindelmarkt, Leeds is one of the most established German Christmas Markets in the UK, with traditional wooden stalls, festive greenery, Christmas carousel ride and twinkling colourful lights all creating a unique continental festive atmosphere in the heart of Leeds city centre. The market consists of over 40 wooden chalet stalls from authentic German traders providing a wide range of seasonal gift ideas for everyone including; handcrafted toys, jewellery, Christmas cards and festive decorations, speciality foods and traditional German delicacies such as gluhwein, bratwurst sausages, goulash, soups, schnitzels, stollen, gingerbread and candied fruits.

  • Birmingham

November 17 – December 29

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The Frankfurt Christmas Market in the city is the largest German market away from its homeland. In comparison to its UK counterparts, it’s an old hand and is celebrating its quinquagenary this year. Expect mistletoe and gluhwein amongst its 200 or so stalls.

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