The best UK Christmas markets to visit in 2017
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It might not feel like it if you’re currently neck-deep in essay deadlines, but Christmas is almost upon us. Get your warmest woolies ready and pop along to a few of these Christmas markets to get yourself in the festive spirit. Bath Winding around the historic city of Bath, the market’s 200+ wooden chalets offer everything from personalised stationery to homeware, with a backdrop of Bath Abbey and the Roman bathhouses. 99% of the market’s produce is handmade, so you’ll be left with plenty of gift options for the folks back home! At the heart of the market sits The Lodge - a cosy cafe bar offering mulled wine, festive ciders and a range of Christmas-y snacks, perfect for warming your over-shopped feet. Birmingham Birmingham’s Frankfurt market takes place every winter, usually beginning mid-November and running up until Christmas Eve. It’s the largest German Christmas market outside of the country itself, and features a whole host of German snacks, from schnitzels to pretzels. You can expect handmade toys, gifts and jewellery, live music, and enough food to tide you over ’til Christmas dinner.
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