The festive season is now in full swing. Christmas lights are glowing across the country’s high streets and our weekends are becoming full of festive cheer. We’ve compiled a list of the best Christmas markets in South West London this year, from European-style pop-up villages to magical light displays. Read on to find out more.
Where: Ancient Market Place in the centre of the town between Clarence Street and High Street. Alpine Village is located on the front lawn of All Saints Church, directly opposite John Lewis.
When: 18th – 24th December 2021
A European-style market in the middle of Kingston complete with 40 wooden cabins filled with mulled wine, unique gifts, and delicious treats.
Visitors can also stroll through the Alpine Village where they can indulge in roasted chestnuts and warm-up next to the fire pit, whilst children enjoy a ride on a vintage carousel. There’s no doubt you will leave feeling full of the joys of the season.
Where: Kew Gardens, Richmond
When: Now until the 9th January 2022
The Kew Gardens winter trail is back for another year of magic. Take your time to stroll through tunnels and sparkling displays after dark. Along the way, you can enjoy some seasonal food and drink from stallholders.
Where: The Piazza, Wimbledon
When: 10th – 12th December and 17th – 19th December 2021
Now in its 10th year, the Wimbledon Christmas markets are a winter wonderland of 30 stalls selling Christmas decorations, gorgeous gifts, stocking fillers, and tasty treats.
When: Various dates during December 2021, see event calendar for full details
If you’d like to support local businesses, the Duck Pond Markets are the place to go during Christmas 2021. With a festival feel, these markets are brimming with sustainable, ethical, and magical crafts, homewares, art, and food.
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