the best Christmas markets in the Isle of Wight for 2021

Make the festive season this year one to remember.

We have done the hard bit for you and researched to find the best Christmas markets on the Isle of Wight that are on this year. Have a browse and see which ones take your fancy and which you might consider adding into your festive days out.


Christmas Market at the Donkey Sanctuary

Where? Lower Winstone Farm, St Johns Road, Wroxall, Isle of Wight, PO38 3AA

When? 21st November & 5th December 2021

Time? TBC

How Much? Free

Other Info:

  • Located in the Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary
  • Plenty of stalls selling a range of items
  • Can see the donkeys after you go the markets

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Briddlesford Christmas MarketGirl is at the Christmas Market with her mother and is enjoying the Christmas Baubles.

Where? Briddlesford Rd, Wootton, Wootton Bridge, Isle of Wight, PO33 4RY

When? 5th December 2021

Time? 3pm – 7pm

How Much? Free

Other Info:

  • Live music during the day
  • Delicious food and mulled wine
  • Christmas gifts from local stalls

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Santa Specials at Isle of Wight Steam Railway

Where? The Railway Station, Main Rd, Havenstreet, Ryde, PO33 4DS

When? 4th, 5th, 11th, 12th, 18th, 19th, 22nd & 24th December 2021

Time? Departure times from 10.10am – 2.33pm

How Much? £10.75 – £16.75

Other Info:

  • Meet Santa on the Isle of Wight steam railway
  • Ride through the wintery woodland
  • The carriages you will ride in are heated and beautifully restored

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Christmas Adventure Quest at OsborneYoung child choosing food off a stall at a Christmas market

Where? York Avenue, East Cowes, PO32 6JT

When? 27th November – 23rd December 2021 (every Wednesday and Sunday)

Time? 10am – 4pm

How Much? Prices start from £12.60 for children and £20.90 for adults

Other Info:

  • English Heritage Members go free
  • Christmas adventure quest
  • Follow the trail and find clues around the grounds

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Make a full weekend of it and have a festive staycation at one of our amazing resorts

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