There’s no better way to get into the festive spirit than to visit a Christmas market. And there’s no Christmas Market quite like Winchester’s.

Set in the grounds of the stunning Winchester Cathedral, this traditional German Christmas Market features a covered ice rink and is surrounded by more than 100 wooden chalets. Each chalet offers a variety of high-quality crafts and gifts from local British craftspeople, as well as a range of tasty food and drink stalls.

It’s the perfect place to find that unusual gift, a unique decoration or for a pre-Christmas gathering of friends and family. Enjoy your festive favourite foods and drinks; mulled wine, mince pies, bratwurst hot dog… 

Since 2006, the Winchester Cathedral Christmas Market has been attracted more than 350,000 visitors each year and continues maintain the reputation of being amongst the best in Europe. 

The Winchester Christmas Market & Ice Rink is open from Thursday 21 November until Sunday 22 December 2019 and it has never been so easy to enjoy in style…

As featured in The Telegraph’s Festive Breaks features, the Winchester Royal Hotel is just a short five-minute stroll from Winchester Cathedral and with the great value Christmas Market package, guests can enjoy a fabulous festive break in Winchester in 2019.

For just £140, two people can enjoy a one-night stay complete with tea/coffee and mince pies on arrival, a delicious two-course dinner that evening, followed by breakfast the following morning.

The Winchester Royal Hotel is the perfect base to warm up and relax after a day or evening at the Winchester Christmas Market.

Book your stay on our Christmas Market Package or find out more about the Winchester Cathedral Christmas Market.