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Cotswold Christmas Markets

9th November 2016

Categories: Media News

It’s that wonderful time of year when everything sparkles, we sing along to Christmas Carols and the most delicious aromas pervade the huge array of Christmas Markets in The Cotswolds – it’s magical!

Find your perfect Christmas present, from crafts to seasonal food and jewellery to decorations and so much more.   Go on, treat yourself!

Christmas shopping in the Cotswolds


Crafted for Christmas
New Brewery Arts, Cirencester (5 Nov – 24 Dec)
Unique, hand-made and bespoke gifts and moments to make your own gifts or seasonal crafts - a course or workshop also makes a perfect present.


Living Crafts for Christmas
Blenheim Palace, Woodstock (17- 20 Nov)
Enjoy Christmas shopping in style, come and choose the perfect presents for all the family from individual gifts and special commissions to simple stocking fillers 


Gloucester Quays Christmas Market
Gloucester Quays, Gloucester (17 – 20 Nov)
250 stalls and producers selling a wide range of locally produced food, drink, unique gifts, jewellery, accessories and lots more, set against the backdrop of Gloucester Quays and the historic Victorian dockside. 


Christmas exhibition
Gallery at the Guild, Chipping Campden (18 Nov – 2 Jan)
An exhibition of work by all co-operative members from sculptors to cabinet makers and artists to jewellers 


Oxfordshire Guild of Craftsmen Christmas Exhibition
Oxfordshire Museum, Woodstock (19 Nov – 31 Dec)
The County’s leading contemporary craft designers and makers.  New and well established exhibitors offering a wide range of items and gifts


Tewkesbury Christmas Festival of Lights 
Tewkesbury (26 Nov)
Christmas market stalls jam packed with Christmas products and unique gift ideas and a seasonable farmers’ market. Free all day parking is available in all of the Borough Council car parks.


Christmas at Highgrove  
Highgrove, Tetbury (Every Wednesday to Sunday, 23 Nov - 16 Dec)
Brimming with artisan wares, unique gift ideas, decorative accessories and gourmet food - exclusive shopping and dining events, tickets must be booked in advance


Cheltenham Christmas Market  
The Promenade, Cheltenham (24 Nov - 17 Dec)
The return of the popular German Style Christmas market. This is the highlight of Christmas shopping in Cheltenham with over 40 traditional chalets selling a wide range of festive crafts and gifts.


Bath Christmas Market  
Bath (24 Nov - 11 Dec)
The centre of Bath is transformed into a magical Christmas shopper’s paradise, as over 170 chalets packed full of gorgeous Christmas gifts line the streets surrounding the Roman Baths and Bath Abbey.


Christmas Delights 
Court Barn Museum, Chipping Campden (26 Nov – 8 Jan)
Are you looking for an exceptional present?  Look no further than our wonderful Christmas selling exhibition; it’s filled with fabulous gifts made by local design-makers. 


Christmas market and Light Switch On 
Moreton in Marsh (26 Nov)
Christmas Market opens at 9am and Father Christmas will be dropping by later. Over 60 stalls lining the High Street offer a selection of goodies, Arts and Crafts and much more. 


Bourton-on-the-Water Christmas Fayre  
Bourton on the Water (2 Dec)
Late night shopping extravaganza! Shops will be open till 9pm and there will be plenty to entertain with the lighting of the Christmas tree in the river at 6 pm. Children’s entertainment & Father Christmas.


Kelmscott Christmas Craft Fair
Morris Memorial Hall, Kelmscott (3 Dec)
Kelmscott Manor shop join forces with Kelmscott crafters to produce a wonderful Christmas shopping opportunity.  Enjoy homemade refreshments, free admission and free parking at this spectacular shopping event.


Ramsden Christmas Market
Lower Farm, Ramsden (3 Dec)
Over 50 stalls selling local hand-made and Fair Trade crafts, produce, jewellery, decorations and much more.  Father Christmas and Carol singers.  The biggest covered Christmas Market in Oxfordshire


Cirencester Christmas Market
Market Place, Cirencester (3 & 4 Dec)
A wonderful array of festive gifts, decorations and food – lots of ideas for that perfect present.


Cogges Christmas Market
Cogges Manor Farm, Witney (3 & 4 Dec)
Over 30 stalls from local businesses, crafters and makers offering hand-made gifts, rural crafts, festive décor, garlands as well as local produce, speciality local beers and ciders. 


Winchcombe Christmas Festival
Winchcombe (6 Dec)
A Yuletide treat, featuring carols from local choirs and Santa in his grotto to truly set the scene plus over 40 stalls celebrating the festive season.


Combe Mill Christmas Market
Combe Mill, Blenheim Palace Sawmills (10 Dec)
Craft and consumable stall plus a chance to make a poker for that late Christmas  present in the blacksmiths' forge - how original is that! 


Stroud Christmas Markets
Stroud (21-24 December)
There  is a special Stroud Farmers' Christmas Market at Cornhill Market Place in the town centre on Saturday 24th  December, plus Stroud Christmas Gift Markets including crafts and food on Wednesday 21st to Friday 23rd December.