Recognised as one of the best in Europe, Winchester Cathedral’s Christmas Market will be returning on 19th November until 22nd December 2021. Renowned for its unique location, handpicked high quality exhibitors and bustling atmosphere.

The Christmas Market will be open daily from Friday 19 November – Wednesday 22 December.

Sunday – Wednesday: 10.00am – 6.30pm

Thursday – Saturday: 10.00am – 8.00pm

Admission to the Christmas Market is free.

The Christmas Market is inspired by traditional German Christmas markets and attracts more than 400,000 visitors each year. The authentic wooden chalets are situated in the Cathedral’s historic Inner Close, selling a range of tempting seasonal treats and delightful Christmas gifts.

Winchester holds its own with any European destination for those in search of an authentic Christmas experience and is regularly recognised as being in the top 10 in Europe. The Cathedral is at the heart of the city’s celebration, with its many Christmas services, Christmas Market, and festive activities that offer a truly unique and wondrous experience.

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Health and Safety: 

There are popular times for visiting which may result in crowding, so we encourage people to consider coming earlier or later in the day. There is no timed entry or tickets to the Christmas Market so queuing may be necessary.

We also encourage the wearing of face coverings in busy areas, and following the recent guidance (November 2021) face coverings will be mandatory in the 4 indoor chalets at the Christmas Market (Heyland and Whittle, Glenalmond Tweed Co Ltd, Winchester Cathedral Gift Shop Chalet and Georgie Porgies Puddings) unless exempt.

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