Our Five Favourite Festive Places To Visit

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Grassington, North Yorkshire

Enjoy a step back in time at Grassington's Dickensian Festival and Christmas Market.

Nestled in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales, from the 1st Dec, the picturesque village of Grassington will see shopkeepers, villagers and visitors dressed in Victorian costume.

Grassington offers a wonderful festive shopping experience, including a traditional Christmas Market in the village square and all the shops brimming with stunning Christmas gift ideas.

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With rows of overhanging black-and-white timbered houses and almost complete medieval city walls with goblin towers, this town looks magical for the festive season. There's 70 chalets filled with gift ideas and delicious festive fare to enjoy plus the annual parades fill the streets with festive cheer.

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If you're looking for a destination that offers a picture-perfect Christmas card, then Edinburgh is the place for you.

The streets are filled with markets, ice rinks, winter wonderlands and not to mention the ineffable seasonal aromas infuse each corner, and spirits are high.

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Bath was voted the UK's favourite Christmas market in 2017 thanks to its Georgian streets filled with over 180 Alpine chalets and a fantastic array of bars and restaurants.

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For the festive period, the market square becomes a Winter Wonderland, with an ice rink, pantomime, market stalls selling Christmas food and gifts and of course a bar for shoppers to relax.

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