Christmas markets and winter fairs

Waddesdon Manor Christmas fair at night

Step into a world of festive delights at one of our Christmas markets during November and December. Experience the sights, sounds and smells of the season in inspiring surroundings and find unique and high quality gifts for family and friends.

You’ll find handmade and vintage items, locally-sourced food, a variety of arts and crafts products and beautiful decorations for your home.

As well as being a great day out for all the family and a perfect antidote to the stresses of the high street, by coming along to one of our Christmas markets you’ll also be helping us to carry on looking after special places for everyone to enjoy.

Here are some of our top markets and fairs not to be missed:

Boy and looking at Christmas decorations with his grandma

Nostell, West Yorkshire

Christmas craft and second hand book fair, 26 - 27 November, 10am - 4pm  

Kick off the festive season with a spot of Christmas shopping at Nostell where the festivities are inspired by the hand crafted treasures inside the house. Choose from handmade decorations, gifts, cards and a fantastic range of pre-loved books.

Stockings above the mantlepiece at Plas Newydd

Plas Newydd House and Gardens, Anglesey

Christmas food and craft fair, 2 - 5 December, 10am - 4pm  

With over 60 stalls full of varied festive treats, handmade gifts and local produce, the Plas Newydd fair is not to be missed. Grab some last-minute gifts or just get into the festive spirit in a magical Christmas setting.

Couple walking next to Christmas lights at Trelissick

Trelissick, Cornwall

Trelissick Craft fair, 27 November, 10.30am – 4.30pm  

Let the magic of Christmas enchant you in this beautiful country estate, the perfect setting for a Christmas craft fair. With gorgeous handmade gifts, made especially for you by Trelissick staff and volunteers, this is an opportunity not to be missed.

Father Christmas in wartime ARP tin hat outside front door at Upton House

Upton House and Gardens, Warwickshire

Victory Christmas Fayre, 3 – 4 December, 11am – 4pm  

Join the wartime-themed festive fayre at Upton House and Gardens with local stallholders offering handmade gifts, beautiful crafts and tasty food and drink. See the house decorated for Christmas using handmade crafts and warm up with ‘rations’ served in the restaurant.

Decorations on the staircase at Wimpole

Wimpole Estate, Cambridgeshire

Christmas Craft Fair, 12 - 13 November, 10.30am - 5pm 

Wimpole's festive season starts with a Christmas Craft Fair where you’ll find unique and unusual presents from a huge variety of stalls. There’s even a dedicated food area selling delicacies and tipples to suit all tastes.

Visitors walking in the snow at the market

Christmas markets near you 

We've pulled together a list of all the markets and fairs taking place at our places this Christmas.