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If you haven’t already done so, there’s still one glorious week left to enjoy a trip to some of the UK’s most festive Christmas markets.

According to our research, more than a third of you plan a winter city break to visit festive markets. From sipping mulled wine and tucking into some tasty European delicacies, to picking up unique gifts for your loved ones; there’s plenty of reasons to enjoy a last minute break this December.

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If you’re still in need of some inspiration, check out our top 5 Christmas markets in UK cities:

  1. Manchester

Manchester boasts an impressive eight markets and 300 stalls, bursting with beautiful gifts and tempting treats. Warm up with a mulled wine and tuck into the ever-popular Yorkshire pudding wrap; following the market trail as it winds through the city centre. Open for an extra day this year, the stalls are running until Sunday 23rd December.

Read more: https://www.visitmanchester.com/shopping/manchester-christmas-markets-p327351  

  1. Birmingham

Officially the largest outdoor market in the UK and the biggest German market outside of mainland Europe, it’s easy to see why the Frankfurt Birmingham Christmas Markets attract thousands of visitors each year. Explore more than 80 stalls and soak up the live music in Victoria Square. Pick up some hand-crafted wooden decorations and beautiful gifts including toys, leatherwork and jewellery.

Read more: https://www.thebfcm.co.uk/ 

  1. Glasgow

Taking place in George Square and St Enoch Square, you’ll be treated to live entertainment and family-friendly fairground rides at the Glasgow Christmas Markets. Browse the artisan products and beautiful crafts on offer, and admire the city’s stunning 15ft Christmas tree. The George Square markets will be open until 31st December, providing the perfect excuse to enjoy a New Year’s break to the Scottish city.

Read more: https://www.glasgowloveschristmas.com/whats-on/Pages/Glasgow-Christmas-Markets.aspx 

  1. Cardiff

The Welsh capital transforms into a spectacular array of Christmas characters, music lights and entertainment during the festive season. Explore the stalls filling the city centre streets, and warm up with a mulled wine and sample some hot roasted nuts, luxury fudge and some delicious hot welshcakes. You can visit until Sunday 23rd December, when the markets will close at 4pm.

Read more: http://www.cardiffchristmasmarket.com/ 

  1. Liverpool

Situated on St George’s Plateau, explore more than 40 traditional style festive cabins dressed in garlands, offering tempting Christmas gifts and a variety of mouthwatering dishes and hot festive drinks to indulge in. The markets will be running until Sunday 23rd December.

Read more: https://www.visitliverpool.com/information/product-catch-all/liverpool-christmas-market-p444881

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