Where to find Christmas markets in South Devon 2021
Whether you’re looking for a unique gift or want to soak up the sights and smells of the festive season, here’s where to find Christmas markets in South Devon this year:
Michaelmas Fair at Powderham Castle – 4 November 2021
The yuletide spirit starts early at the home of the Earl of Devon. Powderham Castle near Starcross will be holding its Michaelmas Fair on Thursday 4 November 2021.
The event features stalls with a wide array of things not found on the high street from jewellery and Christmas puddings to homewares and spirits. The fair is also in aid of the ABF The Soldiers’ Charity.
Find out more about Michaelmas Fair at Powderham Castle.
Tavistock Warm up to Christmas Market, Tavistock Town Hall – Saturday 6 November 2021
From sparkly jewellery to Christmas cakes and cookware to candles, you’ll find it all on offer from local traders in the South West.
Entry to this Christmas market outside Tavistock Town Hall is free.
Find out more about Warm up to Christmas in Tavistock.
Exeter Christmas Market – 18 November to 18 December 2021
Come and search for the perfect Christmas gift and sample delicious Devon festive fare in the shadow of Exeter Cathedral. This South Devon Christmas market has been inspired by Germany and will have Bavarian-style chalets offering global cuisine, pop-up bars, local traders and craftspeople.
Pick up unique gifts and decorations while enjoying a programme of live entertainment.
Find out more about Exeter Christmas Market.
Christmas Gift & Craft Fayre at Pavilions Teignmouth – 27 and Sunday 28 November 2021
More than 40 stalls will fill the ground floor foyer of the Pavilions with local crafts and gifts.
Find out more about the Christmas Fayre at Pavillions Teignmouth.
WinterFest Christmas Fair at Torre Abbey – 27 and 28 November 2021
WinterFest will return to the Spanish Barn and Torre Abbey house in 2021. Visitors will have the chance to buy a range of unique handmade Christmas gifts, as well as perhaps indulging in a glass of mulled wine.
Find out more about WinterFest at Torre Abbey.
Dawlish Christmas Street Market – 27 and 28 November 2021
Dawlish Christmas street market will follow the town’s light switch on which takes place on 26 November.
There will be a range of stalls as well fun activities on the lawn in the centre of Dawlish. Father Christmas will be making an appearance on the Sunday.
Find out ore about Dawlish Christmas Street Market.
Christmas Craft Fayre at Lupton House – 27 to 28 November 2021
Visit Lupton House at Churston Ferriers near Brixham for its Christmas Fayre. Entry is free. Parking costs £1.
Find out more about the Lupton House Christmas Fayre.
Plymouth Christmas market – 2 to 19 December 2021
Head to the Piazza in the city centre where you’ll find Plymouth’s Christmas Market. This year there will be an open air festive bar, food and drink, and plenty of artisan gift stalls run by traders from the South West and beyond.
You’ll also be in the heart of the city’s main shopping area, so it’s easy to dive into high street stores for those other gifts on your list.
Find out more about Plymouth Christmas Market.
Kingsbridge Celebrates Christmas – 4 December 2021
Take a trip to Kingsbridge for a thoroughly festive day with market stalls selling scrumptious hot food and gifts ranging from metal garden ornaments to Salcombe Gin.
Find out more about Kingsbridge Celebrates Christmas.
The Shops at Dartington Christmas Markets – selected dates from 4 to 21 December 2021
Stock up on West Country Christmas goodies and pick up unique gifts for your loved ones during the Christmas markets and late night shopping at Dartington Shops near Totnes.
Late night shopping takes place on 7, 14 and 21 December. The Christmas Market is on the weekends of 4 to 5 December, 11 to 12 December and 18 to 19 December 2021.
Find out more about Dartington Christmas Fair.
Newton Abbot Good Food Sunday Christmas Food Fair – Sunday 12 December 2021
Good Food Sunday will be back at Newton Abbot Racecourse for a day of festive food, gifts and fun.
Find out more about Good Food Sunday at Newton Abbot Race Course.
Plymouth Good Food Sunday Christmas Food Fair – Sunday 19 December 2021
Good Food Sunday will be back at Home Park Stadium in Plymouth for a day of festive food, gifts and fun.
Find out more about Good Food Sunday at Home Park.
You might also like to read our guide to where to find farmers markets in South Devon all year round.
Where to stay in Devon at Christmas
If you are looking for accommodation in South Devon this Christmas then we have some beautiful cottages available. Whether you want to visit for a cosy couples’ weekend looking around the Christmas markets in South Devon or a bigger family celebration check out our holiday cottages in Dartmouth and the surrounding Devon countryside.
If you’d like help choosing the perfect cottage for you, get in touch with us at Dart Valley Cottages.