The Christmas season is upon us and Somerset is a great place to enjoy plenty of fun festivities and events. A family favourite over recent years is the Christmas markets in Somerset, with even more popping up in and around the area.
If you are interested in a relaxed break at our Christmas self-catering cottages in Somerset, there are plenty of Christmas markets in the South West for everyone to enjoy. With yummy sweet treats, mulled wine and great entertainment, here are some of the best Christmas markets in Somerset to visit in 2019.
Bath Christmas Market
The Bath Christmas market is hugely popular and sees the city centre being completely transformed into a festive wonderland. Explore over 150 unique chalets with beauty and homeware gifts, delicious food and drink from local businesses and much more. There is also plenty of entertainment to get you in the festive spirit, including brass bands, choirs and even elves and fairies on stilts!
The market is open from 28th November-15th December 2019, so make the most of paying a visit whilst you can. Visit from 10am-7pm Monday-Wednesday, 10am-8pm Thursday-Sunday and 10am-6pm on Sundays.
Bristol Christmas Market
Another popular family favourite is the Bristol Christmas market. Venture out from your Christmas self-catering cottage in Somerset and treat yourself to some delicious seasonal food and live music at the Jäger Barn Bar. With over 50 stalls to explore, you are bound to find some great stocking fillers and homemade gifts. The market is open every day from 10am-7pm until 23rd December 2019.
Weston-Super-Mare Eat Festival
The team at Eat Festival are putting on a festive market to celebrate the finest local food and drink businesses in the area. Over 80 independents are attending this Christmas market in Somerset, so there are plenty of opportunities to get stuck into some tasty treats. For those who love a good sing-song, there will also be free entertainment to enjoy. Head along on Sunday 15th December from 10am-4pm.
Bristol Harbourside Christmas Market
The Bristol Harbourside Christmas market is returning for another year and is based right on the waterfront. Take a wander through 50 chalets filled to the brim with beautiful handmade gifts from Bristol’s best independent businesses. Or, sit back and relax with a mulled cider and some delicious street food before heading back to your Christmas holiday cottage in Somerset.
The market is open every Saturday and Sunday until 22nd December, from 11am-4pm.
To make the festive season even more special, we are offering 20% off our Christmas holiday cottages in Somerset if you book a week’s stay from 21st-28th December. We’ll even treat you with a free range turkey, prosecco and mince pies upon arrival for the perfect Christmas break. For more information, call our friendly team on 01278 661 584 and we will be happy to help.