Cheltenham Christmas Markets Not To Be Missed
Cheltenham is beautiful at the best of times, but come Christmas, this Cotswold town lights up. There’s lots to see and do in and around Cheltenham this festive season and as a renowned Cheltenham hotel, we feel it’s our duty to let you know about all of the wonderful festive events! So read on to find out all about what’s coming up nearby…
Cheltenham Christmas Market
24th November – 17th December 2016
Christmas wouldn’t feel complete without a stroll around an old fashioned Christmas market, and Cheltenham boasts a beautiful one. Following 14 years of tradition, this year’s market will be held along the Promenade. The stunning strip of decorated wooden chalets will take pride of place in the town centre, selling various festive treats.
The ongoing popularity of these markets and their beautiful surroundings mean visitors flock from all over the UK. With over 40 stalls selling a wide range of Christmas gifts, crafts, food and drink, you are guaranteed to get into the festive spirit. Take a break from all the Christmas parties Cheltenham has to offer and enjoy a glass of Mulled Wine and a Bratwurst while you wander around these beautiful stalls.
Gloucester Quays Victorian Christmas Market
17th – 20th November 2016
Join in the hustle and bustle that is Gloucester Quays Victorian Christmas Market; a favourite with locals and tourists alike.
Take a look around the 150 stalls selling handmade gifts and the best food & drink the region has to offer. Everything from wooden toys, artisan jewellery, homeware, fine clothes & accessories, this market is the perfect place to treat yourself and your loved ones this Christmas.
As for the atmosphere, you can enjoy live music including brass bands, choirs, buskers, and an old time barrel organ. There truly is something for all ages, from children’s art and craft activities to a micro-brewery for the adults.