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Experience the Christmas Markets during your English course in the U.K.

Christmas Markets are an old European tradition. The markets have several stalls, Christmas-themed food, arts and crafts, live music, and some of those markets also have an ice-skating rink and, of course, Father Christmas. The lights and decorations are beautiful at the festive time of the year. Find here a list with some of the most famous Christmas Markets in the UK.

London, England


The main Christmas Market happens in Hyde Park, called Winter Wonderland. It has more than 100 stalls and local attractions, which are in the park for only six weeks, and free to enter. The market operates from late November to January, except on Christmas day. Find schools to learn English in London:


IH London
Bell London

Oxford, England


Oxford Christmas Market happens in the heart of the city, on the beautiful and historical Broad Street. From early to late-December, you can get delighted by the beautiful decorations that light the stalls, while listening to Christmas choirs and sampling the delicious cinnamon smell of mulled wine in the air. The market is open all week.. Entrance is free. Schools to learn English in Oxford:


CES Oxford
Kings Education Oxford

Edinburgh, Scotland


Enter the Christmas spirit with the Christmas Market at East Princes Street Gardens. This  traditional Scottish market sell many traditional Christmas items, and lots of Christmas-themed food and drink. The entrance is free and the market operates from November to January. Check out these schools in Edinburgh: 


Mackenzie School of English
BSC Edinburgh





Bournemouth, England


The central-Bournemouth Christmas Market happens in the main city square and has an immense variety of stalls with delicious treats and arts and crafts.. You will be able to find the Alpine Lodge, a bar with a selection of hot and cold beverages, cheese-boards and areas  inside and outside to enjoy the spirit of the season. Entrance is free and happens every day from mid-November to early-January. If you want to learn English in Bournemouth, contact:
Southbourne School of English


Brighton, England


Here you will find delicious local food in a warm ambience, known as the Brighton Christmas Winter Fair. You can find drinks like hot chocolate and mulled wine to keep you warm. Located the south coast of England only 50-minutes from Central London, the market only happens for 2 days during November, entrance is free.
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Liverpool, England


Celebrating its 11th birthday in 2018, besides its delightful Christmas atmosphere, Liverpool Christmas Market also has 40 stalls with various foods and arts and crafts from different places from all over the world. You can enjoy the delicious roast-chestnuts, warm mulled wine, and gingerbread. You are also sure to hear The Beatles from street performers while you are there. The market, which is free to enter, takes place at St. George’s Hall and happens from mid-November to mid-December, all week.
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