The nights are drawing in and the Coca-Cola truck has been spotted on TV, which can only mean one thing: Christmas is coming! And with it, a glut of Christmas markets to enjoy!
Here’s our list of some of the best markets in the area for you to add to your Christmas calendar:
3rd & 4th December – Free entry
Celebrate Christmas in Usk at its traditional Christmas market, offering a weekend of live music, entertainment and stalls full of festive goodies and gifts.
11th December – £5 per ticket
Enjoy the sound of Christmas carols, whilst slurping on a mug of mulled wine and wandering the 85 festive stalls, which are owned by some of the top producers in the area.
10th & 11th December – £6 per ticket
Warm up with a bratwurst or an indulgent hot chocolate at Shrewsbury Winter Festival held in Shrewsbury Quarry Park. Pick handmade gifts for your whole family and unleash your inner creativity at one of the workshops on offer.
15th, 16th, 22nd & 23rd December – Free entry
Breathe in the smell of roasted chestnuts at the Hereford Christmas Market, and spend a couple of hours picking riches from some of the best foodie stalls on offer.
12th November – 23rd December – Free entry
Cardiff Christmas Market occupies a stunning location in the heart of the city so you can enjoy wandering around the 80 carefully-selected stalls and, surrounded by the smell of gingerbread and mulled wine.
Christmas is just the most wonderful time of the year to indulge in some delicious food and drink so enjoy it all!
I hope you all have a very merry Christmas and a happy New Year!