The Best Christmas Markets In Oxford

Oxford is beautiful at the best of times, but come Christmas, this town lights up. There’s lots to see and do in and around Oxford this festive season and as a popular hotel in Abingdon, Oxfordshire, we feel it’s our duty to let you know about all of the wonderful festive events!


Oxford Christmas Market: 8 – 18 December 2016


It coming up to that time of year again when the streets of Oxford become laden with classic German style Christmas markets. Located in the heart of the city, on the beautiful and historic Broad Street, be sure not to miss this 10 day festive extravaganza.

What says Christmas more than the sound of choirs singing Christmas carols, colourful illuminated decorations and the aroma of mulled wine and cinnamon drifting in the air?

The ongoing popularity of these markets and their beautiful surroundings mean visitors flock from all over the UK. With 40 stalls selling a wide range of Christmas gifts, crafts, food and drink, you are guaranteed to get into the festive spirit.


Bicester Christmas Craft & Foodie Market: 10 December 2016


Join in the hustle and bustle that is Bicester Christmas Craft & Foodie Market. A favourite by locals and tourists alike, this market will run for one day only, on 10th December.

Take a look around the stalls selling handmade gifts and the best food & drink the region has to offer. Choose from a selection of festive street food to enjoy and drool over the handmade delights. Everything from wooden toys, artisan jewellery, homeware, fine clothes & accessories, this market is the perfect place to treat yourself and your loved ones this Christmas.


As for the atmosphere, you can enjoy live music including brass bands, choirs, buskers, and an old time barrel organ. There is truly something for all ages from children’s art and craft activities to a micro-brewery for the adults.


So if you can’t wait to get your festive season started, take a look at our amazing hotel deals in Oxford! Book your stay at The Oxford Abingdon hotel today or call the team on 01235 541 876 to enquire.