5 Christmas markets you should visit this year

Discover which five Christmas markets you should check out this winter in London

5 Christmas markets you should visit this year

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If you have left your Christmas shopping to the last minute, then these Christmas markets are the ideal place for you. There are many beautiful stalls filled with various gifts to cater to everyone’s needs, including: jewellery, food, homemade arts and crafts, decorations, fashion gifts and more.

Or if you really want to leave your shopping until the last minute, then the Christmas markets are also ideal for some self-love, with many stalls filled with tasty treats and beverages for you to indulge in.

 1.       Greenwich Wintertime Festival, Greenwich

Enjoy three hours of entertaining performances and enjoyable experiences, including live music, theatre, children shows, DJ’s, a silent disco, street performers, the Christmas market filled with various stalls, and for an additional cost, take part in ice skating or visit Father Christmas.

Dates: 14th December 2017 - 31st December 2017

Price: From £15

Website: https://www.greenwichwintertime.com/


 2.       Winter Wonderland, Hyde Park

Winter Wonderland is filled with more than 200 wooden cabins, that all have different and incredible Christmas gift ideas. Not only does Winter Wonderland have a vast array of Christmas stalls, it also has an ice skating rink, many fairground rides including the Giant Observation Wheel, and Christmas shows, such as the Zippos Christmas Circus.

Dates: 17 November 2017 - 1st January 2018

Price: Free

Website: http://hydeparkwinterwonderland.com/


 3.       Wintertime Christmas market, Southbank Centre

Christmas at the Southbank Centre is fully packed with stalls, fun events (some of which are free) and live music. Find your loved ones the perfect artisan gift this Christmas and then treat yourself to a relaxing 70 minutes Finnish sauna experience (from £15).

Dates: 10th November 2017 - 4th January 2018

Price: Free

Website: https://www.southbankcentre.co.uk/whats-on/festivals-series/winter-festival


 4.       Leicester Square Christmas market, Leicester Square

Leicester Square Christmas market provides a wide selection of stalls which are in wooden Bavarian-style huts, they have confectionary, hand-crafted toys, festive ornaments and a lot of beautiful gift ideas that you can give to loved ones. It also has stalls with delicious food and drink, so you can take a quick break and replenish your energy.

Dates: 11th November 2017 - 8th January 2018

Price: Free

Website: http://www.christmasinleicestersquare.com/whats-on/christmas-markets


 5.       Winterville Christmas market, Clapham Common

On Clapham Common is Winterville, a Christmas market packed with stalls, shows and entertainment for all. There’s plenty to keep you occupied here, such as: an ice rink, Backyard Cinema’s Winter Night Garden, a fairground, a roller disco, a family Christmas show and a market which has many fantastic gift ideas for your Christmas presents this year and food and drink stalls.

Dates: 23rd November 2017 - 1st January 2018

Price: Free- £6 (dependent on time of day)

Website: http://winterville.co.uk/