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A Seaside Christmas in Somerset

The countdown for Christmas has already begun. With a little bit more than a month left, Somerset is getting ready to host the different Christmas festivities throughout the County. If you’re looking for a venue to hold your Christmas do, in Somerset – or a Christmas getaway near the seaside, the Webbington Hotel and Spa is the ideal location.

Bristol Christmas Market

Bristol offers a varied selection of cultural and fun activities during November, December and January.

For instance, the several Christmas markets placed in different centric locations, where we can browse and buy various local-produced gifts and food. Here are some of the most important ones:

  • Bristol Christmas Market: 09th – 23rd December
  • Harbourside Christmas Market [Only weekends]: 21st November – 16th December
  • Christmas St Nicholas Market: 18th November – 11th December

Also, from the 17th of November to the 6th of January 2019, the Winter Fair will be placed at the Millennium Square. With plenty options for entertainment (including food stalls, an ice rink and a giant wheel), the Fair is a fantastic way to enjoy the spirit of winter in Bristol’s city centre.

For more info on dates and addresses, you can check out Visit Bristol’s website:

Other places to visit

Other nearby locations for the Christmas lights switch on in Somerset are:

Bath Christmas Market and Bath on Ice

Also, as every year, Bath on Ice will be installed at the Royal Victoria Park, near the Circus. There are plenty of fun options to do: You can skate in the ice rink, play a game of glow-in-the-dark mini golf or enjoy a fantastic meal at their premises.

From the 22nd of November to the 9th of December the annual Christmas Market is set in the city centre, surrounding the beautiful Abbey and the Roman Baths. You can browse through the different stalls and purchase a variety of products from local producers.


The official event will take place on Thursday, November 29 in the Italian Gardens in High Street.


Our neighbouring town Christmas Switch On will take place on the 24th of November. Come and visit the gorgeous Clevedon Pier.


The Christmas Lights switch on will take place on the 24th of November. Every year, a few weeks before Christmas, the shops and cafes of Cheddar open late one evening, an ideal opportunity to buy unique local gifts. Also, visitors can attend The Christmas Experience, a series of activities held at the Cheddar Gorge.


After two years of hiatus, the Christmas Lights switch on will take place on the 25th November outside the Market House in Somerset.

A Seaside Christmas Getaway

Our hotel is based in a stunning Edwardian manor, renovated to develop a peaceful and spacious hotel with extensive Leisure Club facilities, free to use for our guests staying at the Hotel.

The Webbington Hotel and Spa enjoys with a good access to the M5, as well as diverse local attractions, such as the Cheddar Gorge, The Mendip, Wookey Hole Caves and Weston Super Mare among many others.

Your Christmas Party, at the Webbington Hotel and Spa

Looking to celebrate a Christmas Party to remember in Somerset? Whether is a family or an office Christmas do, the Webbington Hotel and Spa is the perfect setting. Our gorgeous Edwardian manor is ideal to make an impression on your guests. Our experience events team will take care of every detail to make sure your night is extra special!

We also offer special bed and breakfast accommodation rates, so you don’t have to worry about driving back home late.

  • Click here to see our 2018 Christmas Menu and Party Nights brochure.