What do you want for Christmas? How about a relaxing day out to do some Christmas shopping at the best Christmas markets in Newport?
We know exactly what you need this Christmas. So we’ve put together a list of some of the most exciting and festive markets around, where you can tick things off your gift list and still have time for a mulled wine or two.
So here are some of the best Christmas markets, to find the perfect presents this festive season in Newport.
Newport Christmas market
This year sees the return of the popular Newport Christmas Market thanks to Newport Now BID and Newport company Green Top Events.
Throughout December there will be multiple festive stalls on Commercial Street, in Friars Walk, and at John Frost Square. Markets will be held every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in the run-up to Christmas.
Christmas shoppers can enjoy a range of festive treats, as well as handmade goods and crafts from numerous traders.
Cotyledon’s food and craft market, at Tredegar house
You can enjoy a traditional Tredegar House Christmas in Newport this year with yuletide tours, festive trails and stalls. Because Cotyledon’s food and craft market will be returning just in time for some Christmas shopping!
There’s a variety of stalls full of local produce and the market is the perfect place to collect some unique Christmas gifts. The market is being held on Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th December, 11am – 4pm.
Belle Vue Park Markets
Belle Vue Park has a number of events this Christmas courtesy of Belle Vue Tea Rooms. Firstly, there’s the two-day Christmas market on Saturday and Sunday December 4 and 5 from 11am to 4pm. The market will feature stalls by local artisan foodies, makers and creators selling hand crafted gifts and treats.
In addition, there’s the exciting Polar Express-themed Santa’s grotto. The man in red will be arriving for four days only on the weekends of December 11 and 12 and December 18 and 19 between 12pm and 4pm.
Tickets cost £7.50 per child and this will get you and one adult to come along to see Santa, get a gift and have time to play games with the elves.
For more info: Christmas at Belle Vue (bellevuetearoom.uk)
Caerleon Festival Christmas Market
Held by the long-running Caerleon Festival, Caerleon’s Christmas farmers’ market will be held on Saturday December 11 from 10am to 4pm in the town hall.
There’ll be a host of great local vendors to choose from, both regulars to the annual market as well as some first-time traders.