Kent is a vast county often referred to as “The garden of England” and with good reason – this is particularly true at Christmastime. Kent is also famed for it’s castles which are often the backdrop for many a Christmas market
At Christmas surely the question in everyone’s minds is “Where are the best Christmas markets in Kent?”. Look no further than this handy list:
Leeds Castle Christmas Market
Weekends only 23rd November to 15th December 2019
The Leeds Castle Christmas Market is set on the lawns overlooking Leeds castle itself. At the market you will find a splendid array of seasonal gifts, toys, decorations and food. A live band will play from the bandstand to keep visitors entertained each day.
At the centre of Leeds Castle Christmas Market you will find a fairground including a Victorian Carousel, or why not take a trip on the Big Wheel for a spectacular view of the castle?
For more information and to book tickets click here
Canterbury Christmas Market, Whitefriars
15th November to 24th December 2019
Canterbury is a beautiful city and makes for a wonderfully nostalgic Christmas Market. Stalls are set up outside the Whitefriars Shopping Centre where you can buy season gifts, winter warmers and food. Of course you can also visit Santa
For more information click here
Rochester Christmas Market
Various dates from 30th November (see website for full dates and times here)
Rochester Christmas Market takes place in the picturesque Rochester Castle Gardens there are an array of stalls selling quirky stocking fillers along with more traditional gifts. There is also a Bavarian food village and funfair.
On 7th and 8th December 2019 Rochester Christmas Market becomes Rochester Dickensian Christmas Market! Be transported back to Christmas past where entertainers dressed in Victorian costume wander the streets, carols are sung and merriment is had by all.
Also have a look at our best Christmas Markets in the UK.