Christmas Markets Near Wallops Wood

If you enjoy spending time Christmas shopping and looking for unusual, unique and handcrafted gifts, then the annual Christmas markets are often the best places to go. There are quite a lot of markets in the area, not only are they a great place to shop, but also just to wander around, enjoy some seasonal mince pies and mulled wine and get into the festive spirit 🎅🏻

Gunwharf Quays Christmas Village

Gunwharf’s annual Christmas village transforms this popular shopping venue into a Christmas wonderland with lights, Christmas tree, an observation wheel plus many stalls from local crafts people and producers. Find out more…
12th November to 2nd January

Winchester Christmas Market

The best known Christmas market in the area is in Winchester, set out by the cathedral. If you only go to one market, then make it Winchester as it has an array of stalls and a wonderful Christmassy atmosphere all in a beautiful setting. Find out more…
18th November to 22nd December

Winchester Christmas Market
Winchester Christmas Market

Portsmouth Christmas Market

The annual Christmas market in Portsmouth with food and craft stalls, tree decorations plus German gluhwein and bratwurst!  Find out more…
17th November to 24th December

Light up Hillier Gardens

A new event at Sir Harold Hillier Gardens is a light up trail showcasing the gardens in a whole new light! See the gardens transformed into an awe-inspiring and multi-sensory world of light and sound. An unforgettable, magical experience the whole family will enjoy. Find out more…
23rd November to 31st December

Hawk Conservancy Trust Christmas Market

Enjoy some festive shopping at the Hawk Conservancy Trust near Andover, with local craft and food stalls, as well as supporting the work of the Trust. With over 60 stalls from local businesses, you’re bound to find something unique. Food and drinks also available to buy through the evening. Find out more…
24th & 25th November

Advent – A Christmas Experience and Market

The Weald & Downland Living Museum is holding a weekend of Christmas activities where you can see how people prepared for Christmas across the ages. Within the back drop of the historic houses, you will find arts, crafts and food stalls plus baking demonstrations, how to make paper decorations and you can visit the donkeys! Find out more…
26th & 27th November

Find handmade decorations at a Christmas market
Buy some handmade Christmas decorations

Christmas at Cowdray

Cowdray Park in Midhurst has a new outdoor light trail with a kaleidoscopic ‘Electric Garden’, an immersive ‘Laser Forest’ and a ‘Night Before Christmas’ projection under the back drop of the Castle ruins. Plus Santa’s Grotto, food and drink to make it a magical experience. Find out more…
1st to 31st December

Chichester Christmas Market

The historic city of Chichester holds an annual Christmas market in it’s pedestrianised shopping area. With stalls ranging from crafts, art and speciality food and drink, it’s well worth a visit. Make the most of a day out and take in the beautiful Cathedral and its great selection of shops and cafes. Find out more…
3rd to 23rd December

Exbury Christmas Market

Exbury Gardens in the New Forest is holding its annual Christmas market and fundraising weekend, with craft stalls, local food and drink, music and carols. Admission also includes full access to the gardens.  Find out more…
3rd & 4th and 10th & 11th December

Petersfield Christmas Festival

The market town of Petersfield has an annual Christmas festival including craft stalls, food stalls, Christmas carol singing, rides and a play area. Plus Father Christmas, mulled wine and mince pies! Find out more…
Sunday 11th December

Enjoy some mulled wine at a Christmas market
Enjoy some mulled wine at a Christmas market

Image credits:
Featured image (toy stall) by Humphrey Muleba on Unsplash
Handmade decorations by Pauline Jurkevicius on Unsplash
Mulled wine stall by Rebecca Campbell on Unsplash