Christmas Markets in Rutland 2018

Christmas Markets in Rutland 2018

As the evenings draw in and the temperatures slowly start to drop, Christmas will be here before we know it!

Christmas is a lovely time of the year in Rutland and the independent, boutique shops in Oakham, Uppingham and Stamford make the area a great place to pick up a more unusual and thoughtful gift. Here are details of local Christmas Markets.

Rockingham Castle Victoria Christmas: Monday 19th November 2018 to Friday 23rd November 2018

Stamford Christmas Festival and Lights Switch On: Sunday 25th November 2018

Market Harborough Christmas Fayre, Friday 7th December 2018, 6pm – 9pm

Uppingham Christmas Market: Thursday 6th December 2018, 5.30pm to 9 pm

Christmas Fine Food Market and Christmas Fair at Burghley House: Thursday 6th December 2018 –  Sunday 9th December 2018

Oakham Late Night Shopping: Monday 10th December 2018, 4pm- 9pm.

Christmas at Oakham Castle: Saturday 22nd December 2018 – Sunday 23rd December 2018

Finally, Gates Garden Centre opens its Christmas doors in October and with 14,000 square foot of displays, as well as real life reindeer from November, if you are looking to get into the Christmas spirit, this is the place to go to!

If you are looking for a winter break to tie in with some Christmas shopping then why not consider a stay at Puddle Cottage. The cottage is located within 8 miles of Oakham, Uppingham and Stamford, as well as being only a short walk to the banks of Rutland Water in the charming village of Edith Weston. The 4 star, self catering-cottage has recently been renovated and is the perfect base to curl up and relax in front of the open fire after a day exploring the local area. Well behaved dogs are warmly welcomed. For more information, please contact Anna on 07734175291 or e/mail We would be delighted to welcome you.

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