Christmas fairs and markets in the South East

Looking for that perfect gift this Christmas? Wanting to stock up on some festive goodies? We've rounded up some of the special Christmas markets and fairs across our properties in Kent and Buckinghamshire including Ightham Mote and Waddesdon Manor. Don't forget that there's lots of great Christmas gifts and food available at the shops at our special places too.

Christmas fair at Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire

Waddesdon Christmas Fair 

11am-6pm, Wed-Sun, Sat 10 Nov - Sun 16 Dec. A week longer than ever before, our market in front of the house is a shopping experience not to be missed. Soak up the sights, smells and sounds of Christmas with 86 hand-selected exhibitors all house in charming wooden chalets. Find a great selection of unusual Christmas gifts and festive foods. Normal garden admission applies.

Visitors enjoying a Christmas market

Chartwell Christmas market 

Chartwell’s annual Christmas market is even bigger and better this year running for four days from 22-25 November. With so many stalls to choose from, take your pick of local products such as chocolate, candles and knitwear to top up your Christmas shopping.

Christmas market stall

Sissinghurst festive market 

Visit Sissinghurst’s annual festive market on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 November to pick up special gifts and treats while you enjoy live entertainment.

Local produce this Christmas

Hughenden Christmas artists' market 

Visit Hughenden's sparkling Christmas fair featuring an exhibition of local artists, including painting, sculpture, felt, jewelry and more.

Stallholder display in the parlour rooms at Stowe decorated for Christmas

Christmas shopping season at Stowe

From 12 November to 16 December, the historic Parlour Rooms will be filled with the warmth and chatter of local artisans, artists and hand-made food producers.

Ightham Mote min-market 

On 1 and 2 December Ightham Mote’s mini-market will be open and ready for business as part of the big Christmas opening event. Take your pick of beautifully made local crafts and produce just in time for Christmas.

Upton House Christmas Fair 

Enjoy a trip to a Victorian fayre, stock up on gifts and finish with a mulled wine and mince pie.