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Test Valley Christmas Markets all wrapped up

Test Valley, Hampshire, is a beautiful region with a rich history and culture. It's also a great place to visit during the festive season, with several exciting Christmas markets taking place throughout the Test Valley.

If you're looking for a magical Christmas experience, be sure to check out some of these markets:

The Andover Christmas Festival on Friday 17th November from 4pm to 8pm is a must-visit for anyone looking for a truly festive experience. The market features a wide range of stalls selling everything from Christmas decorations and gifts to food and drink. There's also a variety of entertainment, including live music, carol singers, the Christmas tree light switch on and children's activities.

The Romsey Show brings you the annual Winter Fair at Crosfield Hall on Friday 17th November from 10pm to 5pm. The place will be packed with stalls and a café will be open to serve you some lovely treats.

Hampshire Medical Fund are hosting a beautiful Christmas Fair in a festive marquee set in the beautiful circle Vineyard at Black Chalk Wine. The fair will offer an array of high-end stallholders and foodie delights, giving visitors a relaxed Christmas shopping opportunity with delicious drinks and refreshments. Friday 17th November 9.30am to 4pm.

The Andover Museum Christmas Craft Makers Market is the perfect place to find unique gifts made locally to Andover by amazing local artists and crafts people. Pop in for a browse on 18th November between 10am and 4pm.

The Romsey Makers Markets are taking place on the Sunday 5th, 19th and 26th November and the 3rd and 10th December. The markets feature a variety of artisan makers, bakers, artists, and crafters showcasing their products. With a wide range of stalls selling everything from jams and chutneys to paintings and pottery, there's something for everyone to enjoy.

Sir Harold Hilliers Gardens is providing the perfect opportunity to shop small this Christmas at the Artful Christmas Weekend on Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th November from 10am to 4pm. Discover and buy contemporary art, crafts and Christmas gifts, directly from the makers. Including fine art, ceramics, jewellery, printmaking, textiles, glass, sculpture and woodwork.

The Hawk Conservancy Trust Christmas Market on Thursday 23rd, Friday 24th and Saturday 25th November is one of the most popular in the area, and it's easy to see why. With over 60 local businesses attending, there's something for everyone to enjoy. From Christmas decorations and handcrafted treats to beautiful homeware and unique gifts, you're sure to find the perfect presents for your loved ones.

The Christmas Fair at Romsey Abbey on Saturday 25th November from 10am to 2pm will see Father Christmas visiting earlier on in the day and be surrounded by stalls and an array of delicious food and mulled wine. Come and celebrate all things Christmas, with proceeds going to Romsey Abbey.

The Army Flying Museum Christmas Fair is on Saturday 25th November from 10am to 3pm, a great opportunity to buy special gifts for your loved ones from a wide range of local stall holders, including jewellery, candles, original artwork, and home furnishings. Tickets include admission to the Museum. There will also be Christmas craft activities to keep the little ones entertained, along with some festive treats in the Apache Café.

The Romsey Craft and Gift Market on Saturday 2nd December is another great place to find unique and handmade gifts. With a wide range of stalls selling everything from jewellery and pottery to candles and soap, you're sure to find something special for everyone on your list.

Hampshire Farmers Christmas Market is held in the Alma Road car park in Romsey on Sunday 3rd and 17th December from 10am to 1pm, this market focuses on Christmas items and is a lovely chance to purchase fresh, local, seasonal foods.

Held inside Romsey Town Hall, Romsey Country Market and Community Café will be running on Friday 1st, 8th, and 15th December from 10.30am to 12.30pm, this is a wonderful opportunity to buy homemade Christmas food and gifts and to make new friends over a cup of tea and a mince pie.

The Christmas markets in Test Valley are a great way to get into the festive spirit and find the perfect gifts for your loved ones. With their festive atmosphere and wide range of stalls, you're sure to have a magical time. Find out more about what is going on this Christmas on the events page.

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