With over 140 independent shops, hundreds of high street brands and well known retailers, a Christmas Market and Arts & Crafts Market, Cheltenham is the perfect destination for your festive shopping.

The Cheltenham Christmas Market

The town has recently welcomed the UK's first ever John Lewis & Partners store which features a plethora of departments not found in any other John Lewis Outlet.

Add to this the opening of big brands including Next, Urban Outfitters and Luke 1977 and independent shops including Folia (natural homewares), Roxtons (womenswear) and Cuckoo's Nest (childrenswear) among others and it's the perfect place for Christmas Shopping. 

The town has extensive regency architecture adding a nostalgic feel and numerous guide book recommended restaurants and bars for a shopping pit stop.

The Suffolks Street Fair

Key Dates:

Cheltenham Christmas Market: 22 November - 15 December

Cheltenham Lights Switch On: 24 November

The Suffolks Street Fair: 25 November

Arts & Crafts Market: 15 - 24 December

- Late Night Shopping: every Thursday until 9:30pm between 29 November - 20 December with free parking in the Regent Arcade and Town Centre East Car Park from 5.30pm.

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The Cheltenham Gift Card
For the friend that has everything, why not buy them a Cheltenham Gift Card which can be redeemed in more than 80 shops, bars and restaurants in the town. This visa based gift card gives them cash to splash and also provides access to special offers and discounts to stretch their gift further.

The card can be purchased via the Cheltenham Gift Card Website or you can pop into The Ultimate Party Shop in Regent Street, Wild Beer at Jessop House, Cambray Place, and Ellis & Killpatrick Opticians in Regent Arcade.

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