CHRISTMAS GIFT IDEAS WITH STREETHUNT GAMES
Stuck for Christmas Gift ideas? The popular Christmas markets across London are fantastic for inspiring gift ideas. You can find anything from festive foods to unique gifts, this Christmas market season is sure to bring festive cheer citywide and provide all the Christmas gift ideas you need.
We have zoned in on our favourite Christmas markets in London. You can easily spend a good portion of your day enjoying the holiday festivities, with a glass of mulled wine or hot cider, then finishing up your holiday shopping!
1. Gifts and rides at Winter Wonderland
Enjoy a brisk walk through Hyde Park this holiday season and stumble upon a magical Winter Wonderland. Make sure to visit in the evening to see all the beautiful festive lights.
Hyde Park Winter Wonderland is one of the biggest Christmas markets in London- filled with winter carnival rides, hundreds of shopping stalls for Christmas gift ideas, delicious food, and an ice rink!
Winter Wonderland will be open from November 18th to January 2nd, so make sure to add it to your holiday to-do list!
Where: Hyde Park
Best day to visit: Weekdays are less busy, and Saturday evenings tend to be the busiest.
Top Tip: Winter Wonderland is home to the UK’s biggest ice rink!
2. Quirky Christmas gift ideas in Camden
If you’re looking for a unique and untraditional Christmas gift shopping experience, Camden Lock’s Christmas Market over in the North Yard is for you. Filled with music, street food, mulled wine, and quirky Christmas gift ideas, Camden’s Christmas Market is a must-see.
Taking place every Thursday of the holiday season, Camden Christmas Market will be themed each week. The first theme is “Camden-Curates,” which will showcase all of the different gift options available around the market.
Where: Camden Lock North Yard
Best day to visit: Camden Christmas Market is every Thursday from the 17th of November.
Top Tip: Definitely come with an empty stomach, the wide variety of food options are spectacular!
3. The oldest food market in London
Borough Market is the oldest food market and the perfect place to get some authentic fresh produce. The perfect place to find Christmas gift ideas for foodies!
Starting December 1st, Borough Market is sure to bring holiday cheer to you and your stomach. The market is especially famous for its “Evening of Cheese” on December 15th. Enjoy high-quality cheese shopping in a fun and festive atmosphere.
Where: 8 Southwark Street, London, SE1 1TL
Best day to visit: Wednesday-Saturday
Top Tip: Borough Market vendors will be sharing tips and tricks for perfect Christmas meals on the market’s Instagram page.
4. Christmas gift idea inspiration in the snow
Larger-than-life decorations, Christmas trees, festive markets, and mulled wine are set to fill Covent Garden for Christmas 2022! Covent Garden has hand-made art, antiques, collectibles, and more to fill this season’s stockings.
You can find some more high-end stores as well while shopping around and stop in for a bite to eat at the several restaurants located in the market. There’s even a Christmas sleigh!
Where: Covent Garden
Best day to visit: Saturday afternoon
Top Tip: From the 1st to 31st of December there will be hourly snow flurries throughout the market!
5. Shopping, Santa and pretty Christmas lights
The Greenwich Christmas Market is sure to inspire this year’s gift-giving. Crafts, clothes, knick knacks, and art fill the varying market stalls. It’s easy to find something for everyone here!
Not only will you find great holiday shopping at the Greenwich Christmas market, but you will also get a chance to see Santa himself! Over the course of December you can have a personal meeting with Santa where children can share all of their Christmas wishes.
Where: Greenwich Market London SE10 9HZ
Best day to visit: Saturday
Top Tip: Make sure to walk around the neighborhoods surrounding the market for some amazing Christmas light displays.
We hope that you’ve enjoyed reading about all of the dazzling Christmas markets to shop those Christmas gift ideas.
6. Looking to gift a memorable experience?
While Christmas markets can be some of the best places to find holiday gifts, we understand that the holiday season can be chaotic- not everyone can get out and about shopping! Fortunately, we provide the perfect last-mnute easy gift vouchers for a festive city treasure hunt.
Gift your friends, family or colleagues a unique experience this holiday season with a StreetHunt Games voucher for £16.50!
StreetHunt Games provide engaging outdoor, self-guided mysteries set around captivating locations – think grown-up treasure hunt meets escape room meets murder mystery, played outside across London or York.
Purchase your voucher at: streethuntgames.com/gift-voucher/