Regularly voted amongst the most popular events in the UK, the 18-day Christmas shopping extravaganza is the biggest Christmas Shopping event in the South West and consists of more than 170 beautifully decorated wooden chalets in the heart of Bath’s World Heritage Site.
As you might expect from a place called Bath, this city is famous for its water. Its naturally hot spring water made it a favourite with the Romans, who built, of course, some baths. It's also the backdrop to some of Jane Austen's famous novels. Put all that together, and you've got a World Heritage Site straight out of a BBC period drama.
Visit Blackpool and its famous Tower and Promenade and seven miles of award-winning golden beaches. it’s time to take a fresh look at this favourite British seaside town. From thrills and family entertainment to historic gems and beautiful gardens, there is always something new to discover in Blackpool. Enjoy a giggle as you walk along the Comedy Carpet, watch the dancing fountains at St John’s, or get up close and personal with the residents of Blackpool Zoo.
Sand, sea and one of the sunniest spots in England. Bournemouth is home to all things nautical, a seven-mile swathe of Blue Flag beaches dotted with quintessentially English beach huts, a traditional pleasure pier and plenty of ice-cream kiosks. Rattle up the cliffs in the funicular lift for views to the Isle of Wight and encounters with local kestrels and green lizards, or admire the blooms in the chine gardens
Bowness: Now the Lake District’s most popular visitor destination, Bowness-on-Windermere is busy for much of the year. People come to enjoy the lake for sailing and watersports, or just to relax and enjoy the atmosphere of the area and the town’s delightful setting.
Unlike the Christmas Markets you may find in other cities when you visit Cardiff you can be assured that you will be purchasing original work from each and everyone one of our talented makers together with a variety of seasonal and drink creating a vibrant Christmas atmosphere.
Cheshire Oaks - Discover the UK’s largest designer outlet with designer brands always up to 60% less. | Chester - The ancient city is a truly breathtaking experience for its rows of overhanding black-and-white timbered houses, and almost complete medieval city walls with goblin towers
Over 120 bespoke trade stalls are located in the Cathedral's magnificent nave, its famous Lady Chapel and a heated marquee in the beautiful Cathedral grounds. This high profile event, inside one of Cambridgeshire's most iconic venues, makes Ely Cathedral Christmas Gift & Food Fair a perfect day out.
Gloucester: The cathedral city of the Cotswolds, Gloucester has its roots stretching back to Roman times and has continued to be an important English city, boasting over 2,000 years of history. | Cheltenham: This edge-of-the Cotswolds spa town is hard to beat for refined elegance and Regency terraces, classy shops and restaurants all surrounded by glorious countryside.
Haworth: Home of the famous Brontë sisters, Haworth attracts visitors from all around the world. With its historic cobbled Main Street, iconic parsonage and rolling moors, the picturesque proportions of this Airedale village exude a vintage charm that makes you feel you've stepped into another era. | Halifax: This charming market town exudes inimitable character and historical vitality and is home to some of Yorkshire’s most famous landmarks.
Knaresborough: Knaresborough is full of surprises, a warren of medieval streets and stone staircases that weave their way up and down the hill. | Harrogate: one of the most spectacular areas of England with attractive towns and villages, imposing historic houses, castles, abbeys, beautiful countryside and a host of other natural and man-made attractions.
Knaresborough: is full of surprises, a warren of medieval streets and stone staircases that weave their way up and down the hill. | Harrogate: Set in the heart of Yorkshire, the Harrogate District is one of the most spectacular areas of England with attractive towns and villages, imposing historic houses, castles, abbeys, beautiful countryside and a host of other natural and man-made attractions.
The city of Lincoln is the ideal place to visit over the festive season. Journey back through time and wander through the cobbles in the cultural quarter of the city. Lincoln’s traditional Christmas Market, with over 250 stalls, is located on the medieval square.
Pretty Woman follows the story of Vivian, who, when working the streets of Sunset Boulevard, comes across wealthy businessman Edward who hires her for the week to accompany him to various business events and social functions. The pair grow increasingly close, but their worlds couldn’t be further apart. Despite the drastic differences in their lives, Edward doesn’t want to let Vivian go. However, Vivian turns Edward down when he offers her a deal and not the love she’s looking for.
Ludlow is a thriving medieval market town and an architectural gem with a lively community feel, busy with events and festivals throughout the year. The historic town centre and the 11th century Ludlow Castle are situated on a cliff above the River Teme and are surrounded by the beautiful countryside of south Shropshire and the Welsh Marches.
Llandudno is the largest holiday resort in Wales with a multitude of hotels, traditional B&Bs and other attractions. Uniquely situated between the Great and Little Ormes with two wonderful beaches, the iconic North Shore, with its sweeping bay and the quiet, sand duned West Shore.
Oxford: The City of Dreaming Spires, is famous the world over for its University and place in history. For over 800 years, it has been a home to royalty and scholars, and since the 9th century an established town, although people are known to have lived in the area for thousands of years. | Stow-on-the-Wold: Stow-on-the-Wold is a delightful market town, perhaps the best known of the small Cotswolds towns.
A Cathedral city of ageless beauty and captivating history, Salisbury has been welcoming travellers since 1227. At the city’s heart is Salisbury Cathedral, a beacon that has attracted visitors for centuries. Gathered around the Cathedral is a modern medieval city, full of buildings crafted with the care of another age. Here history is brought to life by modern and original events, culture and activities.
As a holiday destination, Scarborough really does have it all; dramatic cliffs and castle headland, award-winning beaches, historic harbour, great family attractions, booming town centre, huge choice of accommodation and a warm Yorkshire welcome to match.
Shaftesbury: A small market town in Dorset with a fascinating history going back to Saxon times. The town is the home of Gold Hill (made famous by the Hovis advert) and has magnificent views over Thomas Hardy’s Blackmore Vale. | Lacock: With its central grid of four streets, Lacock today looks much like it did 200 years ago. There's lots to discover in Lacock village: quaint traditional stone cottages, the old workhouse, the medieval tithe barn, the old lock-up and the village church.
Birthplace of Charles Darwin, Shrewsbury is set amidst the glorious Shropshire countryside near to the Welsh Borders and is one of England’s finest medieval market towns. Relax in beautiful Quarry Park or take a boat trip on the River Severn. You will also find a huge variety of things to see and do in the surrounding countryside.
The original British seaside resort of Weston-super-Mare on the Somerset coast is steeped with Victorian history. Dominated by a long stretches of glorious, sandy beach, Weston-super-Mare has lots to offer and is mostly on the level with no steep walkways to access the beach.
Founded in 2006, Winchester Cathedral Christmas Market is recognised as one of the best in Europe due to its unique location, high quality exhibitors and bustling atmosphere. Christmas gifts, decorations and festive foods can be found in abundance. Winchester Cathedral's Christmas Market is inspired by traditional German Christmas markets and attracts more than 350,000 visitors each year.
Popular for its bustling shopping streets, its floral summer season and quirky open air events, Winchester is most well-known for its eleventh century Cathedral and for the Great Hall which for over 700 years has housed the mysterious King Athur's Round Table.
Crowned by stunning Windsor Castle – the largest and oldest inhabited castle in the world and the Queen's favourite weekend home and linked by the beautiful River Thames, the Royal Borough has a rich mix of history, culture, heritage and fun which makes it one of South East England’s loveliest destinations and a 'must see' for everyone's list.
To explore York is to explore 2000 years of history, from the ancient walls of Roman York to the Viking remains of JORVIK and the grandeur of Georgian York. Delve into York’s heritage, discover hidden attractions off the beaten track, enjoy a vivid food and drink scene and wander in and out of contemporary independent shops. Offering more attractions per square mile than any other destination in the UK, you’re never more than a short walk from one of York's awe inspiring offerings.