Christmas is fast approaching and what could be more festive than going to a Christmas market? Kick start your festivities by discovering these iconic Christmas markets to enjoy right here on your doorstep, according to Tripadvisor.


One of London’s most popular parks every year transforms into a magical Winter Wonderland. Winter Wonderland is located in Hyde Park, London which is known for its iconic festive attractions.

Visitors can explore attractions such as skating on the open-air ice rink, rides, a mega Ferris wheel and take a stroll through over 100 fairy-lit Bavarian-style wooden chalets.

TripAdvisor says: “If there’s only one Christmas market you can visit this year, make it the Christmas extravaganza that is Hyde Park’s Winter Wonderland.”

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When: November 18, 2022 to January 2, 2023

Time: 10.00 am – 10.00 pm


Next up is Edinburgh Christmas Market. If you’re planning a visit to Scotland this Christmas, Edinburgh Christmas Market is the place to be.

TripAdvisor says: “At Edinburgh’s Christmas Market, you can look forward to a diverse range of stalls selling festive food and trinkets, a Ferris wheel and double carousel, and the much-anticipated return of the city’s outdoor ice rink.”

When: November 25, 2022 – January 3, 2023

Time: 10.00 am – 10.00 pm


With more than 300 stalls and chalets dotted across the city centre, visitors can easily have a fun-filled day at Manchester’s Christmas market. Visitors can enjoy Yuletide bars with local ales and foodie favourites like Dutch Frites.

TripAdvisor says: “Another spot that contends for the top Christmas market in the UK is the Manchester Christmas Markets, centring in Piccadilly Gardens.”

When: November 10, 2022 – December 22, 2022

Time: 10.00 am – 9.00 pm


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