Hot chocolate, alpine chalets and festive foods-the sights and scents of a Christmas market are in the air! There is no better place to visit to get those seasonal merry and bright vibes and Yorkshire Christmas market has all you need for this upcoming festive season.
Market Location and Opening times
York is one of the UK’s most festive cities with beautifully decorated shops and attractions, plus a variety of Christmas special events.
Opening times for the York Christmas Market are from 17th November 2022- 23rd December 2022.
The charming country style Yorkshire Barn in St Sampson’s Square will give you a cosy festive feeling. Seasonal treats such as hot chestnuts and mulled wine will delight shoppers visiting the Christmas market.
In addition, nearby the main market area in Kings Square, you will discover a lovely attraction for families. A funfair with classic helter-skelter and vintage carousel.
York Minster Winter Village
Also, this year there are plans again to have picnic benches near the wooden huts, perfect to stop and take in the scenic view of York city centre at Christmas time.
Santa’s Grotto Coppergate
Organised by the team behind the Christmas lights and events in York’s Stockeld Park, kids will love the cosy grotto. So, make sure you take a stroll over to this area of York city centre and give that all important list to Father Christmas!
Where to Stay In York
At the Malmaison York Hotel enjoy stunning views of the cathedral. The hotel is only a few minutes walk from the city centre which, as a result makes it perfect for little children’s legs that can tire easily.
Hilton York Piccadilly has a good central location, only a short walk from all of the major attractions including York Minster, York Barbican and Christmas markets.
The friendly staff at Hotel Indigo York are experts on what to do and where to go in York. So if you need any advice for your stay they will be able to help. The comfortable beds and stylish interiors here are an added bonus!
Getting to the Market
Alternatively, if you are arriving by train, the city centre and Christmas markets are around a 10 minute walk from York train station.
We hope you have found our guide to York Christmas market useful and have a great time if you visit.
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