Christmas markets

Padstow Christmas Festival

Padstow Christmas Festival

Now in its 11th year, Padstow Christmas Festival is one of the largest of its kind in the country, attracting tens of thousands of people to the picturesque town. 

The free-to-attend event has become renowned for its packed Christmas market. Located on Padstow's harbourside, the market houses more than 100 stalls, showcasing a tempting selection of food and drink, ranging from artisan breads and cakes, chocolates, meats and preserves, as well as award-winning craft beers and locally-produced gin. It also boasts an eclectic array of crafts, gifts and artwork created by artisans from all around the South West.

Experience the Magic of Europe’s Festive Markets with Park Plaza this Christmas

London at Christmas

‘Tis nearly the season to be jolly and nothing heralds the start of the Christmas period more than visiting a festive market. Since its first appearance in Germany in 1434, this charming tradition has been embraced by nearly every European city! With more choice and visitors than ever, the decision of which Christmas fair to visit can be overwhelming. To help you decide, Park Plaza Hotels® & Resorts shares its all-time favourite Christmas markets, giving you one less thing to organise yourself this festive season.