Top 10 Christmas markets in Devon holiday cottages

Top 10 Christmas markets in Devon

There aren't many better places to get your gift-buying underway than at the fabulous Devon Christmas markets. Exeter and Plymouth both have major markets running over several weeks, but there are various other events for you to visit – including an increasingly impressive one in Braunton.

Make an evening or day of it, because here you'll find a range of gift ideas alongside some of the area's top food and drink producers:

Exeter Christmas Market

Where: Cathedral Green, Exeter

When: Thursday, November 15th to Sunday, December 16th

Times: 10am to 7pm (Monday to Wednesday), 10am to 9pm (Thursday to Saturday), 11am to 5pm (Sunday)

What to expect: Some of Devon's best traders, selling food and drink, crafts, gift ideas and much more

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Plymouth Christmas Market

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Where: Plymouth City Centre

When: Thursday, 29th November to Sunday, 16th December

Times: 9am to 9pm (expected)

What to expect: More than 50 stalls selling the best arts, crafts and foods from around the South West

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Christmas Market in Newton Abbot

Exeter Castle Street Christmas Market

Where: Queen Street and Courtenay Street, Newton Abbot

When: Wednesday 12th and Wednesday 19th December

Times: 9am to 5pm

What to expect: All things chrismassy from good seasonal food to designer chintz

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North Devon Christmas Market

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Where: Caen Street Car Park, Braunton

When: 1st December

Times: Midday to 8pm

What to expect:  Live music, great food and drink, and some of North Devon's best crafty creators

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Christmas Flea Market

Where: South Molton Pannier Market

When: Sunday, December 9th

Times: 10am to 3pm

What to expect: A wide range of unexpected trinkets, wonderful food and drink and live entertainment

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Totnes Night Christmas Market

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Where: Totnes Market Square

When: Tuesdays, December 4th, 11th and 18th

Times: 3.30pm to 9.30pm

What to expect: A diverse and eclectic mix of Christmas stalls and performances from local musicians

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Crediton Christmas Farmers' Market

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Where: The Square, Crediton

When: Sunday, 23rd December

Times: 10am to 1pm

What to expect: Some of Mid Devon's best traders, offering up some last-minute Christmas treats

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Christmas Market at Dingles

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Where: Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre, Lifton

When: 1st and 2nd December

Times: 10am to 5pm (saturday and sunday)

What to expect: Glassware, aromatic candles, home furniture and much more, in fairground surroundings!

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Totnes (Early) Christmas Market

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Where: Totnes Civic Hall

When: Saturday, November 10th

Times: 10am to 4pm

What to expect: Around 30 stalls offering everything from stocking fillers to special, unique gifts

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Tavistock Warm Up To Christmas Market

Tavistock Town Hall

Where: Tavistock Town Hall

When: Saturday, November 3rd

Times: 9am-6pm (expected)

What to expect: Unusual gift ideas, winter hardy plants, Christmas decorations and fun for the kids

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Christmas markets in Devon are some of the UK's most popular, with a fantastic and unique variety of stalls to shop, music to enjoy and activities to take part in. Combine a trip to one of the fabulous events with a Christmas in Devon, perfect for unforgettable winter holidays.

Find somewhere special to stay in Devon this festive time via our range of cottages for ChristmasB&Bshotels and holiday parks.

Be sure to check the local press and online for changes nearer the dates, as they are subject to change.

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