Some of the best Christmas markets in Berkshire for 2019

PUBLISHED: 12:06 18 November 2019 | UPDATED: 14:34 18 November 2019

Cookham Street Fair (Photo by Paul Stratford)

Cookham Street Fair (Photo by Paul Stratford)


With shopping, fairs, markets and plenty of food and drink, we’ve rounded up some of the best festive offerings in Berkshire

Wokingham - 24 November

The town's Winter Carnival is open from 11am to 6pm with a winter wonderland theme. Enjoy fun fair rides, 125 stalls ranging from food and drink to craft and charity.

Newbury - 24 November and 8 December

Newbury Artisan Market has added an extra date for Christmas due to high demand. The home of all things handmade, fresh and local, the Newbury market is the place to go for gifts that live and breathe Berkshire. Christmas sights and smells mingle to create one of the most buzzing markets in the region.

Purley on Thames - 24 November

Held between 11am and 3pm at Purley Barn, this Christmas market will have multiple stalls selling Christmas gifts and cards, a raffle, music and of course mulled wine!

Peacock Farm Pub - 6-8 December

Head down to quintessentially English Peacock Farm Pub for their Christmas market this December. Situated in the heart of royal Berkshire with traditional décor and roaring fires, it really doesn't get much more festive than this. Enjoy the Christmas market along with live music and, of course, a trip to see Father Christmas.

Olney - 8 December

Get into the spirit of Christmas at Olney's Dickens-themed festive extravaganza. With stallholders decked in their best Victorian finery, enough gift and food stalls to entertain you for hours, street performers, live music and a visit from Santa, this unique event is not one to miss.

Dinton - 7-8 December

Make the trip to the beautiful Dinton Pastures Country Park for their Christmas Fair. The ideal fair for families, in addition to plenty of opportunity to find the perfect stocking filler, it is set to feature fairground rides, a climbing tower, meet the reindeer and reindeer talks.

The Lexicon Bracknell - Until 29 December

Luxury shopping mall The Lexicon are holding their first festive markets this year. In addition to the shopping and eating offering the complex already holds, a sea of festive stalls will descend for the season. Visit for delicious sweet treats, personalised Christmas decorations and gifts you won't find elsewhere.



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