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Christmas markets near you

Whether it's the twinkling lights, the delicious food, or just the intoxicating scent of mulled wine - there's something magical about a good Christmas market. We've put together this list of the best Christmas markets in the UK to get you in the festive mood   

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Bath and the South West

Headed up by the Bath Christmas Market, there are a host of festive celebrations in the South West this holiday season. Plymouth Christmas Market also boasts a Bavarian bar with -gasp- heated seats! See our full round-up of local markets in the Bath and South West area.

Birmingham and The Midlands

Birmingham's Christmas Market is hugely popular with both the city's student and family populations - and the countless tourists who flock to the city every year. Further afield, you can also enjoy Lincoln's Christmas Market and Nottingham's Contemporary Craft Fair. Check our regional listings for The Midlands to see what else is on offer.

London, the South East, and East of England

It comes as no surprise that the capital has a plethora of Christmas events, including London Bridge Christmas By the River and Crouch End Festival Christmas Market. That's not all though; there's plenty more going on in London's surrounding counties. Discover more Christmas markets in London, the South East and East. 

Manchester and the North

The Manchester Christmas Market is one of the biggest in the UK, taking over the city centre and providing a delicious array of food and drink as well as craft stalls. Stockport Academy is also well worth a look for festive delights if you're in the area. Get more information about the Christmas activities going on in and around Manchester, Liverpool and Tameside. 

Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland

Edinburgh's European Christmas Market incorporates vendors from different countries, while Glasgow plays host to Etsy Made Local - an event celebrating handmade goods. Find out what else is on offer in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland

Yorkshire and Humberside

York's St Nicholas Fair and Leeds's Christkindlmarkt German Markets are two cultural highlights in Yorkshire - but there's plenty more to see and do too across the county. Visit our Yorkshire and Humberside guide to find out more. 

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