Holiday Homes in the UK for Christmas
When Christmas comes to the UK the whole country lights up, Christmas Markets pop up all over the country with vendors coming from far and wide to sell some of the most delicious Christmas treats that you can only find once a year. Staying for your Christmas holidays in a holiday home with a Christmas Market nearby makes the experience all the better.
An English Christmas Market in Bath
For a truly famous English Christmas Market then Bath Christmas Market is the place to go, it is the biggest market event in the South West and is held in the heart of the city’s world heritage site. In keeping with its distinctly British theme over 70% of the stallholders are businesses from Bath and the surrounding region and 60% of the goods available are handmade in the UK. The atmosphere is romantic with sparkling fairy lights, the smell of cinnamon and mulled wine and endless pieces of mistletoe hanging from every corner. Stay in one of the gorgeous holiday homes in Bath and discover the gorgeous old city.
Germany comes to England in Birmingham
If you'd like to travel a little further without leaving the country, then the perfect place to go to is the Birmingham Christmas Market. It is home to the largest authentic German market in Europe outside of Germany and Austria, meaning that you don’t have to go too far for an authentic Christmas holiday and can stay in a lovely city apartment. It is made up of the Frankfurt Christmas Market and the Craft Market, it offers a wide range of delicious traditional German foods, artisan handmade products as well as some unique and quirky products imported from around the world. It also has some extra great attractions for children, including an ice rink and big wheel.
The original market in Manchester
Manchester is the host to not only the biggest but also the original Christmas Market in the UK, year by year the market has grown since 1999. It offers 300 crafted stalls with exquisite international foods, drinks and finely crafted gifts in the heart of the city. The market is spread across 10 individual sites and each is known to have its own distinctive character and this year in addition they will also be adding fun rides, LED light performers, magicians, street theatre and much more. Here you won’t run out of anything to do on your Christmas holiday, stay in a cosy holiday accommodation and come home to a nice warm fire every night.
A journey through London
Or visit London’s Winter Wonderland, with free admission and over 100 rides there will be something for everyone. Then you can make your way to the traditional German Market and snap up some delicious food before going to the Angels Christmas Market of London where they offer gorgeous and usual handmade gifts and crafts. London is one of the most iconic places to visit at least once and experiencing the London life while on holiday there is essential, stay in a lovely holiday home in the heart of the city and don’t miss out on any of the action.
A white Christmas
If you’re craving the snow but don’t want to travel overseas then the ideal place is the magical Scottish Highlands. Watch the diamond like snow drops gently float down around you while exploring the stunning surroundings, maybe you’ll spot one of the majestic deer’s or the Northern Lights. There is nothing more cosy than a little Christmas holiday cottage surrounded in white blankets of snow with a crackling fire while you watch the gorgeous nature through your window.
A seaside Christmas
Find a gorgeous little hidden holiday rental in the gorgeous cliffside village Clovelly in North Devon, a stunning place anyway at Christmas time it turns into a magical fairytale. The cobbled streets are illuminated with colourful Christmas lights creating a kaleidoscope of colours as you walk through them, they are put up in aid of the RNLI and illuminate a path down to the harbor. Then on Boxing Day there’s an annual BBQ with live music, mulled wine and a treasure hunt. It is ideal for children and the perfect place to rent a little cottage and spend the holidays.