Local Christmas Market Festivities

Hatfield House Christmas Market

Hello everyone!

Wow wow wow – isn’t it FREEZING outside!

In this post I wanted to talk about the beauty of Christmas/ festive markets and show come cute snaps of when I went recently.

So you’ve got all the big markets in London, like Winter Wonderland (The Beast) and the Embankment one, and all the others that pop up around Christmas time – there are loads all around the City. However, there will also be local ones new you which are worth checking out!

My boyfriend and I went to one in Knebworth House, and Hatfield House in Hertfordshire and they were much bigger than I expected. The thing I like about local fairs is that the stalls tend to be local companies/ traders so it’s nice to support them as local businesses.

So the grounds at Hatfield House are absolutely beaut, hence why I decided to stop for a quick few snaps – photos courtesy of the boyf! Well done lad πŸ˜‰

 

There were so many different kinds of stalls. Stalls ranging from bakeries with lots of different cakes and pastries, to handmade jewellery and lots of stalls dedicated to Christmas.

Although it was only November when we went, it was so cold, which made it feel really christmassy and cute! There were so many cute instagrammable stalls that I had to take photos of.

How cute are these Besties twin mug pack!

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Now, although we had a good time, I do think they rip you off a bit! To get into the Hatfield House one we had to pay Β£8 each as adults and then when you’re inside you obviously have to pay for everything additionally.

This is pretty funny, but we paid Β£7 for 2 hot chocolates which were literally expresso sizes! Absolute rip off, but still, we had a good time even if we were only there for an hour!

I think next time, my boyfriend wants to have a stand there selling his bespoke furniture/wooden items. If you’re interested in what he sells, you can take a look at the Etsy account πŸ™‚

Have you visited any Christmas fairs/markets this year yet? I can’t wait to visit more πŸ™‚

Love, Rebecca

xx

 

4 Comments

  1. 30th November 2017 / 22:18

    I love this post, beautiful photos. Makes me want to go to Christmas markets! We’re hoping to go to the Bath market as we do each year. Gets me in the Christmas spirit. Sounds expensive but ok for a treat.

    Lovely post.

    Samantha x
    http://thebeautyspyglass.com

    • Rebecca
      1st December 2017 / 08:03

      Ahh I love bath so much! Hope you have a lovely time if you go x

  2. 30th November 2017 / 20:32

    I definitely agree with supporting local traders, and markets like these are the perfect way to do it. I think it’s quite normal for prices to be amped up, but because visitors are hyped up and all Christmassy they get swept away and pay it anyway. Plus Christmas comes only once a year, but I think I would be peeved at a tiny Β£3.50 hot choc too! Looks like there were some lovely items available from your pics, and your outfit is super cute! x

  3. 30th November 2017 / 19:20

    I love your outfit! I’m glad you had a good time seemed like fun. Those mugs are are so cute, too bad I haven’t seen any of these in the states.

    -Ashley

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