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Top 10 Christmas Markets in Norfolk

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Written by Helen Burgess

If you’re searching for presents for loved ones and fancy finding something original, sustainable, ethical and downright gorgeous pop along to  one of our favourite Christmas markets in Norfolk.

 

1. Festive Fair At The Forum, Norwich, Sat 24th – Sun 25th November

This event brings all the fun of the fair to The Forum, with all the traditional festive activities: a tombola, charity stalls, live music and gift shopping. Perfect for a family day out!

Free

2. Christmas Fair, Holt Hall, Sat 24th – Sun 25th November 

Picture a blazing log fire, a 15ft Christmas tree and over fifty stalls, and you have the Holt Hall Christmas fair. Lose yourself in the gorgeous rooms of the Hall whilst enjoying the best of local food and crafts. We can almost smell the mulled wine from here!

Book tickets for £3

3. Hingham Christmas Craft Fair, Lincoln Hall, Hingham, Sun 25th November

With a raft of hand-picked stalls selling artisan delights, Hingham‘s Christmas Craft Fair will play host the cream of Norfolk’s makers and bakers – and speaking of cream, Daisy Boo’s cafe will be serving up afternoon tea to the tune of a traditional silver band. Bliss!

Tickets are 50p OTD (under threes are free)

4. Pensthorpe Christmas Market, Pensthorpe, Sun 25th November 

Pop-up stalls, food and drink stands and the switching on of the Christmas lights plus a complimentary mince pies!

Tickets can be purchased on the day

5. King’s Lynn Christmas Market, Thurs 29th November

King’s Lynn town centre will be transformed into a shopping haven of over sixty stalls, with street entertainment and activities all evening. Definitely worth a visit!

Free

6. The Global Village Christmas Market, Thurs 29th November – Sat 1st Dec

The cosmopolitan gifter’s choice, this market at The Forum will feature stallholders from across the world, all against a backdrop of traditional carols and music and the best of continental festive food! Warm up with a Gluhwein whilst you browse. Yum!

Free

7. The Christmas Craft Spa with Grow Her Wild, Guestwick, Thurs 29th Nov – Sat 1st Dec

If the stresses of the festive season are already starting to take a toll, then take a trip into mindfulness heaven with Grow Her Wild. Craft a Scandi jar and a bath bomb, discuss your wellbeing in like-minded company and much more. The perfect escape from Christmas chaos.

Book tickets for £29 (includes take-home treats, snacks, coffee and mulled wine)

8. Magical Christmas Evening, Wroxham Barns, Fri 30th Nov

The perfect Christmas outing for young and old – head across to Wroxham Barns for their Christmas light switch-on. Santa will be there with his elves AND his reindeer too plus stalls, shopping, a choir, mince pies and the much needed shopping accessory – mulled wine!

Book tickets for £5 (under 16s are free)

9. Deepdale Christmas Market, Burnham Deepdale, Fri 30th Nov – Sun 2nd Dec

Not many places can do Christmas like Deepdale. Three marquees, over a hundred stallholders with unique and handmade gifts, plus the famed Deepdale food and drink to sample and take away! With everything from penguins to salamis, there’ll be something here for even the fussiest shopper. If you only make it to one Christmas fair this year, make it this one!

Free

10. Holkham Festive Food Fair, Holkham Hall, Sat 16th – Sun 17th Dec

It’s all about food at the Holkham Festive Food Fair taking place at the stunning Lady Elizabeth Wing on the Holkham Estate. Elevate your Christmas meals with locally made produce from Norfolk producers or find a perfect gift for a foodie loved one. Entertainment will include music and live cookery demonstrations to inspire you this Christmas season.

Free 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

About the author

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Helen Burgess

Helen has worked in the charity sector for 20 years in fundraising and marketing roles. Prior to becoming Regional Manager for Age Space Norfolk, Helen was at Age UK Norwich and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience on all aspects of elderly care.