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Best Christmas Markets in London

Embrace the festive spirit at these winter wonderlands in London

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These festive winter wonderlands offer the ultimate Christmas shopping experiences – complete with mulled wine, roasted chestnuts, carol singing, live music and even wreath making. Check out our guide to the best Christmas markets in London for 2019…

The Best Christmas Markets in London

Puds and Trees Market at Cowcross Yards

Cowcross Yards

We can’t think of a better way to call in the festive season than at a merry ‘Puds and Trees Market’. For three days only, celebrate the coming of Christmas at Cowcross Yards, where you’ll find a never-before-seen ‘Christmas Pudding Tree’ (in which to pluck your own free pudding!), plenty of delectable festive dishes and drinks, plus a chance to see the foodie hub’s acclaimed Graffiti Kings mural. 11 – 13 December,

Christmas in Kingston

Christmas in Kingston

Kingston’s anticipated Christmas market has commenced! Only a 28 minute trip from Waterloo, visit the market that will feature a curated selection of independent makers selling seasonal food and other Christmas treats whilst festive live music plays on. Christmas in Kingston offers something for everyone in the family with many different areas to explore. For a ‘moment of calm’, visit Alpine Village where you’ll be able to drop your shopping and sit comfortably with a mulled wine or hot cider. For a spot of seasonal theatrics, catch The Snow Queen at the Rose Theatre. With so much going on and so much to do and see, visit their website for all the information! 14 Nov – 24 Dec,

London’s Farmers’ Markets

Londons Farmers market

For a British festive feast this Christmas, head down to London’s Farmers Markets. These markets have been going since 1999 and certainly do not disappoint. Whether you’re looking for Oak Smoked Cheddar & Double Devonshire, Hazelnut & Orange stuffing or Mulled Cider, there is something for everyone here. Locations all around London.

Sample Christmas


Greenwich Peninsula, a London neighbourhood with creativity, arts & culture at its heart, will be hosting SAMPLE Christmas on 7th and 8th of December. In situ for the first time this year will be the capital’s first ever riverside linear park, designed by The Tide, boasting art installations, food and drink hotspots, and five meditation points. With emerging and established traders from the worlds of fashion, design, homeware, food & drink, visitors can shop, eat and celebrate the start of the Christmas season. 7 – 8 December,

Belgravia Christmas Sunday

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Transport yourself to a winter wonderland at Christmas Sunday on Elizabeth Street, Belgravia. With artisan crafts and a host of independent stalls, find some unique festive gifts and enjoy seasonal food and drinks from the local traders. Sunday 1 December,

Christmas on Pimlico Road

In the heart of London’s design district, Pimlico road will be hosting a Christmas edition of its weekly farmers’ market on Orange Square. From roasted chestnuts to all your favourite Christmas trimmings, the hard part will be saving your tasty treats until the big day. 5 December, 11am – 4pm.

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Mayfair place christmas markets

Mayfair Place W1 will once again be transforming into a Christmas market this winter by closing off the road from traffic to allow visitors to eat and shop their way into the festive spirit. Entry will be free for all, and as before, their will be a host of well known London retailers present including brands such as Olivia & Pearl, Noura London and Earl of East. 28 – 30 November, 11am – 9pm,

Old Spitalfields Market

Old Spitalfields Market

This vibrant, historic market place is celebrating ‘Peace, Joy & Love’ this Christmas; find peace amidst the market’s beautiful neon wreaths, find joy in the abundance of festive shopping on offer, and feel the love at the market’s Christmas Shopping Lates with special offers, festive treats – think mulled wine and spiced chais – wreath making and even a spectacular show of live gospel music. From 30 November

Featured image: Ross Sneddon

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