No idea what to buy for Christmas? Why not go to one of these great Christmas markets for unique gifts, great food and a fun day out. All our top selections are just a short travel away from Derby.
Local to the Derbyshire area, Chatsworth house holds a Christmas market every year with a range of gifts and decorations to browse and their Stables Shop also offers a selectin of exclusive gifts. If you get tired during your trip, there’s also plenty of food and drink stalls including an outdoor bar.
The market takes place within the grounds of the historic Chatsworth House, so once you are done in the market you can also take a tour of the extraordinary interior, garden and farmyard. There’s plenty to do even beyond the market!
Lincoln Christmas Market takes place in the Lincoln Castle and Lincoln Cathedral grounds and extends out into the nearby park and streets across one weekend. The extensive number of stalls offer products from local businesses and makers as well as various food stalls that offer authentic German market food. There’s also a Ferris wheel that overlooks the entire market and Lincoln City Centre, and a selection of other fairground rides and games.
Leeds Christmas market runs across 6 weeks in December featuring a mix of traditionally decorated wooden chalet stalls selling seasonal gifts, ornaments, toy decorations and German delicacies including gluhwein, bratwurst sausages, schnitzels and much more. The market also has a traditional Christmas carousel and plenty of other children’s rides.
Birmingham’s Frankfurt Christmas market is the largest authentic German Christmas market outside of Germany and Austria. With more than 80 stalls there is something for everyone. Pretzels, schnitzels, bratwursts, and roasted almonds will tempt your tastebuds, all of which can be washed down with gluhwein, weissbeer (wheat beer), or tasty hot chocolate!
The old market square plays host to Nottingham Christmas market with a collection of market stalls, rides, and take away refreshment stalls designed to be enjoyed by all ages. In addition to the market stalls there is a 32m high observation wheel – an ideal vantage point to safely watch the Christmas festivities and the Christmas tree standing at over 18m, sparkling below. Don’t forget that Nottingham’s Victoria shopping centre is also in the city centre and provides a great shopping experience for well-known high street brands.
Christmas is just around the corner and there isn’t much time left to get your Christmas shopping in. Christmas markets are a great way to make the most out of your Christmas shopping experience, and all our chosen spots are all easily accessible from Derby, be it by train, car or coach. Next time you stay in Derby, whether for business or leisure, why not stay with us at Pride Apartments. We can provide you with everything you will need during your stay no matter the occasion.
Pride Apartments is a family run business providing affordable, clean and comfy accommodation, with the options of double and twin rooms that can cater up to six people per apartment. Located only a short distance away from Derby City Centre, Derby Train Station and Derby Bus Station, we’re the perfect choice for your next stay. We provide:
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