November 27, 2017
As Christmas is fast approaching, this week we look at what Christmas markets will be gracing the county of Northumberland. If you are staying in the area over Christmas or New Year, it would really be worth a visit to one of these fantastic events. Most are free and can really offer a great opportunity to buy local produce in a festive atmosphere:
Ellingham Hall Christmas Fair
Where: Ellingham Hall, Alnwick, Northumberland
When: Saturday 9th December 11am - 4pm
There will be a wide variety of high quality craft stalls at this event, all offering unique gifts and treats for all the family. Stock up on Christmas presents for people, or just treat yourself! There will also be a Santa's Grotto and crafts at the Elves Workshop for the kids to enjoy. A hog roast will be cooking throughout the day as well as mulled wines and ciders. Free entry and free parking, too!
Christmas Farmers Market
Where: Hay Farm Heavy Horse Centre, Cornhill-on-Tweed, Northumberland
When: 17th December from 11am-4pm
This offers visitors an indoor Christmas Market with Christmas Stables, hot and cold drinks, Santa’s Grotto and much more. Dogs are also welcome at this event and there is free parking.
Xmas Craft Fair
Where: Newbiggin Maritime, Newbiggin-by-the-Sea, Northumberland
When: Sat 9th December
The Newbiggin Maritime Centre Xmas Craft Fair is back! With lots of attractions to keep the whole family busy.
Alnwick Christmas Market
Where: Alnwick Market Place, Alnwick, Northumberland
- 2nd of December between 10:00 - 18:00.
- 9th of December between 10:00 - 18:00.
- 10th of December between 10:00 - 18:00.
This Christmas Market offers local fresh produce, Christmas gifts and entertainment over various days this Christmas. There is so much to explore and do here for the whole family – a very magical event indeed!
Where to stay when in Northumberland
Grace Darling Cottages offers unique, cosy and luxurious cottages, many of which have hot tubs, for your Northumberland stay. There are also plenty of attractions to explore that are right on your doorstep from many of these fantastic cottages. Book up early, to avoid disappointment!