So Christmas is coming and the geese are getting fat. We all know about the big Christmas markets in Somerset in Bath and Frome, but we’ve dug a little deeper to find some hidden gems. Here is a selection of other markets that caught our eye in and around Somerset this festive season.
Norton Fitzwarren: Christmas Shopping for a Good (Netballing) Cause. Link
30th November from 6pm. Taunton Netball Club are hosting a Christmas Fayre at Norton Fitzwarren Village Hall. Home made gifts, arts & crafts and a brilliant raffle. All proceeds go towards Taunton Netball Club and it’s great that a local charity is taking the initiative for a Festive fundraiser.
Tintinhull: Tinsel town comes to Tintinhull. Link
9 December 12-5pm. Free entry to this family friendly festive fun at Tintinhull Village Hall. Roast hog, mulled wine, and Santa’s Grotto.
Cheddar: Festive shopping for one night only!
7 December from 6pm. Held annually on the first Friday before Christmas, Cheddar opens up it town for festive cheer. No tickets required. Full details to be announced so give it a Google or Facebook search before heading over.
Allerford and Selworthy: Christmas gets crafty. Link
1 & 2 December 10-4pm & 10-2pm. Festive craft fair at Allerford and Selworthy Hall, where you can buy one off gifts from local traders.
Minehead: Choo, Choo, Choose the perfect gifts! Link
1 December 11-5pm. The West Somerset Railway is holding a Christmas Market to remember. Stalls will adorn the platform and you can even get the steam train there! Tickets are £10 per adult.
If you fancy some of the big events, check out Visit Somerset’s site Link.