Leeds & Harrogate Christmas Markets
This seasonal day trip takes us to two festive street markets.
Leeds’ Christkindelmarkt is described as a little piece of Germany in the heart of Leeds city centre. As one of the most established German Christmas Markets in the UK, with traditional wooden stalls, festive greenery, Christmas carousel ride and twinkling colourful lights, this is a place of truly continental festive atmosphere in the heart of Leeds city centre.
The market consists of over 40 wooden chalet stalls from authentic German traders providing a wide range of seasonal gift ideas for everyone including; handcrafted toys, jewellery, Christmas cards and festive decorations, speciality foods and traditional German delicacies such as gluhwein, bratwurst sausages, goulash, soups, schnitzels, stollen, gingerbread and candied fruits.
Then we go onto Harrogate’s festive market, held in the historic Montpellier Quarter of the city. This market sees the streets filled with nearly 200 stalls selling everything from Yorkshire cheeses and chutneys to handmade gifts and Christmas decorations. Among the highlights will be the Gift and Craft Marquee, Food and Drink Marquee and funfair rides to entertain the children.