Christmas markets and winter fairs

Visitors exploring the Christmas market at Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire

Step into a world of festive delights with some of the best Christmas markets and winter fairs. Walk through a winter wonderland of handmade treasures and be inspired for your Christmas presents.

Discover unique gifts for your loved ones at a Christmas market at a National Trust place. You can find locally handmade ornaments, crafts, jewellery and much more. 

Enjoy an evening at Powis Castle in Powys, where you can warm up with a hot drink and a mince pie before cracking on with your Christmas shopping. At Sissinghurst in Kent, local food, drink, crafts and produce will give you ideas for all those special gifts, plus find treats for you and the family. There’ll also be live entertainment throughout the weekend.

For unique handmade gifts, the Christmas craft fair at Souter Lighthouse and The Leas in Tyne & Wear is filled with local inspiration to find perfect presents for your loved ones. Join in with the festive spirit and visit some of the best Christmas markets near you.

More Christmas events are being added all the time so keep checking back to see what's on​.

Latest visiting update 

Our gardens, parks, cafés, shops, countryside locations and many houses are open. You no longer need to pre-book at many places. Some still require booking ahead, so please check the property webpage before you travel.​

Visitors browsing a stall in the Market at Gibside, Tyne & Wear

Christmas markets

Christmas markets are a great place to get in the festive mood and find unique gifts for a loved one. Come along to a Christmas fair and you can browse locally handmade gifts, crafts and even jewellery. So wrap up warm, pull on your winter boots and visit one of the Christmas markets near you for some wintry cheer.