don’t miss these christmas markets in Surrey

Book your winter break away with us at Tilford Woods Lodge Retreat and explore Surrey at the most magical time of year. Surrey is home to a wide range of Christmas markets for you to discover while basing yourself in the sheer luxury of our lodge accommodation at Tilford Woods. With such a variety of markets to visit, there will be a perfectly festive day out for all!


Farnham christmas lights switch on

When: 16th Nov / Where: Gostrey Meadow

This fabulous event kicks off the festive season in Farnham so pop along and and enjoy a fun filled day out for all the family.

  • stalls selling hot food and drink
  • santa’s grotto
  • fairground rides for all ages
  • arts and crafts for the children
  • stage with live performances
  • shows by local theatre groups, school choirs and local bands

christmas craft fair

When: 16th Nov / Where: Rural Life Centre / Times: 11am – 4pm

Stroll around the stalls of handmade gifts and unique presents this festive season. All the craft creators are out in force for you to marvel at here.

  • Rural Life Centre turned into Winter Wonderland
  • Old Kiln Light Railway will take you through the woods
  • visit the Elves workshop
  • live animals will be in stalls
  • Father and Mother Christmas in their magical grotto
  • stalls filled with handcrafted goodies

Dorking’s christmas festival

When: 24th Nov / Where: Dorking centre / Times: 12 – 6pm

Head to Dorking for a family friendly festival where local businesses team up with musicians and artists for the fabulous lights switch on and Christmas event.

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  • produce on offer
  • special Christmas themed market in town
  • lots of entertainment to enjoy
  • live music and games
  • face painting and Santa’s Grotto

RGS christmas fair

When: 28th Nov / Where: Royal Grammar School, Guilford / Times: 5:30pm – 8:30pm

Enjoy a spectacular Christmas shopping night at the Royal Grammar School where you can buy a special gift for that special someone. The event is in aid of charity.

  • over 40 stalls
  • local crafters
  • handmade gifts from artisan makers
  • in aid of Shooting Star Chase, Cancer Research and Water Aid

santa’s christmas wonderland

When: 28th Nov / Where: Chessington Garden Centre / Times: 9am – 6pm

Pop along to Chessington Garden Centre and stroll around the shop for the ultimate gift this festive season, while marvelling at the stunning festive wonderland around you.

  • journey through santa’s grotto
  • santa’s elves will take you through the experience
  • join in with the craft workshop
  • there will be photo points and interactions
  • Santa’s Grotto
  • pick a present straight from the Toy Factory

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