Getting Into The Festive Spirit : The Best Christmas Markets In Somerset
Christmas markets in the UK are becoming increasingly popular and the south-west boasts some of the best. As a popular Somerset hotel, we can recommend some of the top local events that will get you in the festive spirit. Whether it’s live music, christmas lights, fireworks or German style markets that you are after, there is so much going on in Somerset.
Here at The Webbington Hotel & Spa we have carefully selected the best Christmas markets taking place across the county. With so many picturesque villages and market-towns, Somerset is a beautiful location to enjoy the festive season.
This year Frome will be hosting a Christmas market with a special family focus. Children will be able to meet real-life reindeer and enjoy a spectacular fireworks display. The centre of town will also be laden with various Christmas stalls.
Glastonbury’s annual ‘Frost Fayre’ is set to spread seasonal spirit this November 26th. Glastonbury’s community comes together to celebrate peace and goodwill to all at this festive time of the year. The fayre contains some delectable street food stalls boasting the very best of local and seasonal cuisine. Take a long stroll around the illuminated stalls and take advantages of the late night gift shopping. There is truly something for all ages from Mulled Wine for the adults and a Santa’s Grotto for the children.
The Christmas Shopping Show is set to return to Shepton Mallet this November. Held at the impressive Royal Bath and West Showground, The Christmas Shopping Show offers presents galore with live musical entertainment and of course a special appearance from Santa Claus.
For the first time this year Wells will be holding an extravagant Christmas market. A range of food and drink will also be on offer, including mulled cider and wine, cheese rounds, organic beef, spicy sausages, variety of breads, olives, coffee, Christmas puddings and festive pies. This is the perfect opportunity to begin that festive indulgence. There will also be live Christmas performance by the Wells City Band on town hill will get you into the Christmas spirit.
Head down to the impressive Grand Pier in the seaside town of Weston-super-Mare to enjoy the festivities. Children will get the chance to enter Santa’s Grotto deep within its fantasy winter wonderland. The pier will also be laden with plenty of charity stalls and seasonal fare for all to enjoy.
If you are looking to celebrate this festive season in this beautiful county make sure you book a stay at our Somerset spa hotel for an unforgettable Christmas break.
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