Nothing raises your Christmas joy quite like a fabulously festive market. All those inspirational stalls packed with gorgeous gift ideas – plus it’s Christmas tradition to have a cheeky mulled wine as you browse!

To really make the most of the holiday atmosphere, extend your visit with a trip to the theatre, a meal or even an overnight stay. That way you’ll avoid all the crowds and can truly relax and enjoy the season.

To help you get your fill of festive cheer, our elves have found the best Christmas markets near you.


Do it Dickensian style in Ulverston

Making last minute plans for the weekend? Don’t miss out on Ulverston’s Dickensian market, Step back into Christmas past and enjoy traditional festive entertainment while you shop for ye olde gifts. Alongside the Christmas market are horse drawn carriages, costume competitions and festive food (of the tasty, modern kind).

Opening Dates

Saturday 26th - Sunday 27th November

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Windermere Ja German Market

This exciting two-day entertainment extravaganza features over 40 local produce stalls with a German twist. Embrace the fun and visit the Mountain Goat Santa’s Grotto, get festive with the brass band and Christmas shop till you drop.

Opening Dates

Saturday 10th - Sunday 11th December

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Christmas is Made in Cumbria

Set against a stunning backdrop of a giant ten-metre Christmas tree, this festive market is a celebration of everything close to home. From Cumbrian artisans selling handcrafted gifts to traditional local sweets and Cumbrian woollies, this is local fayre at its best. And why not let us be your sleigh for the day and save up to 60% when you buy your tickets in advance online?

Opening Dates

Friday 2nd - Tuesday 6th December

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