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Canterbury Christmas Markets 2018

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Canterbury Christmas Markets 2018

Canterbury Christmas Markets 2018

Canterbury Traditional Christmas Market
16.11.2018 – 24.12.2018
Whitefriars Square
From Monday to Saturday: 10.00 a.m to 9 p.m.
Sunday & Bank Holidays: from 11.00 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Canterburyis a lovely town situated approximately 20 minutes from Dover, in Kent. It owes its fame to the medieval tale collections Canterbury Tales, written by the poet Chaucer and inspired by Boccaccio’s Decameron.

People arriving in Canterbury can wander around the beautiful lanes of the city centre and let themselves be seduced by the little shops, but the must-see place remains the wonderful Cathedral. Canterbury in fact is the seat of the Anglican Church. The Christmas Market is held in Whitefriars Square.

Westgate Hall Christmas Craft & Gift Fair at Westgate Hall
17.11.2018; 15.12.2018
Westgate Hall Road, Canterbury, CT1 2BT
daily from 10.00 to 14.00

Christmas craft and gift fair with a selection of Kent’s most famous activities.

Charlton Park Christmas Fair at Charlton Park Foundation
08.12.2018; 09.12.2018
Charlton Place, Charlton Park, Bishopsbourne, CT4 5JA
Santa’s Tickly Tale by Whizz Bang Pop at Charlton Park Foundation
charge for admission

Hotels in Canterbury


Christmas at the Castle
24.11.2018; 25.11.2018; 01.12.2018 – 02.12.2018; 08.12.2018 – 09.12.2018; 15.12.2018 – 16.12.2018

The Whitstable Castle and Gardens
30 Millstrood Rd – Whitstable – Kent
from 12.00 a.m. to 4 p.m.

A unique chance to do some great Christmas shopping. The Whitstable-Kent Castle, near Canterbury, opens its doors to visitors with a large selection of  stalls, music, entertainment, food and Christmas carols. The switch on of the Christmas tree is the highpoint of all market-related events.

Hotel a Whitstable


Herne Bay

The Kings Hall Christmas Craft & Gift Fair at The Kings Hall
24.11.2018 – 25.11.2018
Beacon Hill, Herne Bay, CT6 5BA
daily from 10.00 to 16.00

A market held in the King Hall along the sea promenade of Herne Bay, with traditional products from Kent.


How to reach

By plane:
Canterbury is served by KentInternationalAirport in Manston (25 km ca), but it can also be reached fromLondon by coach or train.

By car:
Canterbury is served by the motorways  M20 (M25/M26) and M2. Please be aware that in theUK driving is on the left side of the road.


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