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south devon christmas markets 2018

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November 6, 2018

Enjoy the festive cheer in South Devon and head to one of the many Christmas markets…


The festive season is fast approaching and it will soon be time to dig out your shopping bags and head out to collect those much needed gifts for your loved ones. If you’re looking to visit the Christmas Markets in South Devon this year, then why not make a trip of it and book a getaway?

We’ve put together a handy list of the best ones to visit in and around our luxurious Hawkchurch Resort & Spa in the upcoming months …


hawkchurh christmas fayre

Where: Hawkchurch Resort & Spa / When: 2nd Dec / Times: 11am – 3pm

Our own wonderful Hawkchurch Resort & Spa will be hosting a fabulous Christmas Fayre, raising funds for the Families for Children Adoption charity. Start your festive season off with a bang and pick up some beautiful handmade Christmas gifts from local makers, while enjoying some delicious mulled wine and mince pies, which will be free on arrival. There will be some festive carol singers to get you in the spirit, and you can even say hello to Father Christmas himself! If you’re staying with us or if you’re a resident in the local area, help Hawkchurch Resort & Spa raise some funds for a well deserving charity, while getting into the Christmas spirit and maybe doing a spot of early gift shopping.


michaelmas fair

Where: Powderham Castle, EX6 8JQ / When: 8th Nov / Times: 10am – 3pm / Prices: £5 per person

Powderham Castle will be hosting the annual Michaelmas Fair, organised and in aid of ABF The Soldiers’ Charity, this early festive event is sure to get you in the Christmas spirit and is a wonderful way to give to a worthy charity this year. Browse the many stalls around the castle and see the many beautiful, unusual and handmade gifts from local makers.


christmas in dawlish

Where: The Strand, EX7 9PR / When: 1st & 2nd Dec

Enjoy a two day festive extravaganza in Dawlish, with a whole host of stalls to wander that includes local produce and handmade goodies to purchase for you loved ones this Christmas. There will also be live music playing from local bands, a range of street entertainers for the whole family to enjoy, free face painting stations and free balloon modelling to get stuck into too, Father Christmas himself will be making appearance, along with other friendly children’s characters walking around and entertaining the crowds. There will be fair ground rides and inflatables for the little ones to enjoy, the Dawlish Christmas Market is sure to get you in the Christmas spirit!


christmas market

Where: The BIG Sheep, EX39 5AP / When: 1st, 8th, 15th & 22nd Dec / Times: 9am – 4pm

Christmas Markets at The BIG Sheep are not to be missed, with mouth-watering local produce available at the Food Market between 9am and 1pm, which includes everything you could need for a fabulous Christmas dinner, along with delicious treats such as mince pies, cheese platters and handmade chocolates. The Craft Market will be in the Marquee between 9am and 4pm, where you can find beautiful handmade gifts from local makers for that special gift.


Don’t delay and book your stay at the Hawkchurch Resort & Spa today, so you can enjoy all of these fantastic festive markets in South Devon!

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