Best Christmas Markets For Students To Visit In 2022
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Best Christmas Markets For Students To Visit In 2022

Manon Lamy November 15, 2022

Christmas is almost here. It is a little bit over a month until our streets will light up with fairy lights. And, whenever you are ready, your houses will glisten with Christmas lights and festive cheer. Christmas activities, Christmas music, the best time of the year is just around the corner. But what are the best Christmas markets for students to enjoy?

How better to start celebrating the festive period than going to some stunning Christmas markets? What’s more, visiting these markets is the best place to get most of your Christmas shopping done!

Get your Christmas spirit on because these markets begin soon. Mulled wine, ice skating, what is better?

Edinburgh Christmas Market

Edinburgh’s Christmas celebrations are world-renowned. There is so much to do that there is bound to be something for everyone. An ice rink, Christmas Markets and a Santa Land. 

The market is nestled in the heart of Edinburgh’s historic city centre with stunning views of the castle. There are 70 stalls full of stunning products from the UK. In short, there are plenty of opportunities to find those Christmas presents for the family.

The market opens November 25 and the Ice Rink on 26 November. 

Winchester Cathedral Christmas Market

The Winchester Cathedral Christmas Market is recognised as one of the most stunning in the country. The market features wooden chalets just like in Germany. There is a wonderful atmosphere, filled with Christmas spirit and cheer. 

The exhibitions in the quaint wooden chalets attract visitors from all over the world to enjoy the amazing atmosphere of mulled wine and Christmas carols. 

The Winchester Cathedral Christmas Markets opens 18 November. 

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Bath Christmas Market

The Christmas Market in Bath is famous for its magical experience. There are over 150 chalets which showcase some of the best crafters of the South West and beyond. 

Moreover, the Bath Christmas Market supports many local charities through the free charity chalet. If you intend on visiting that market you should visit that chalet. 

Find the market open from 24 November. 

Manchester Christmas Market

Opening on November 10, the Christmas Market in Manchester is one of the best in the country. There will be over 200 stalls throughout the city centre and will bring some festive cheer to the city’s streets. 

There will be a magical Christmas lights trail that will illuminate the city centre throughout the holiday season. 

With a meet Santa, winter gardens and an ice rink there is something for everyone. Manchester is magical at Christmas and this market is stunning.

Nottingham Winter Wonderland

The largest Christmas event in the East Midlands, Winter Wonderland is the perfect place to soak up the Christmas spirit. The market itself will feature some artisan foods as well as fashion, jewellery and plant stalls. 

There are rides and attractions, food and drink stalls and a massive ice rink! Entrance is free. You need to book a ticket but it is well worth it. 

Which market will you want to visit? There is so much choice, but what is certain is that each of these markets will get us ready for Christmas.

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Manon is a freelance journalist for Freshered. She joined Freshered in February 2022 where she is still working today. As a freelance journalist she enjoys covering everything from international politics to Formula 1 and travelling. Manon is currently in her final year of Politics and International Relations at the University of Nottingham after returning from a year abroad in Vienna, Austria. She hopes to continue her studies in Journalism.