The best Christmas Markets near Hartlepool to get you ready for the festive season

This Christmas get ready for the festive season with some traditional market shopping – with a few local Hartlepool favourites.

Saturday, 16th November 2019, 8:00 am
The Greatham Christmas market - back this year for browsing, shopping and festive cheer.

If you want to know about all the Christmas Markets in and near Hartlepool then keep reading:

Saturday, December 21 from 10am to 3pm

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The Greatham Village Christmas Market, is back to spread a little holiday fun.

Christmas Shopping Market down at the Navy Museum, with local independent stalls and business selling handmade gifts, art, clothing, food and vegan and gluten free products and treats. There will also be live music and entertainment.

Greatham Christmas Market at Greatham Village

Sunday, November 17 from 3pm to 6pm

Christmas craft stalls and activities, including Country Feather Art stall and Santa’s Grotto.

The traditional Greatham Christmas Market - "Water into Wine" stall in aid of the parish church were, from left, Maureen Smith, Carol Wyngard and Mary Scholes.

Durham Christmas Market at Durham Cathedral

Friday, November 29 to Sunday, December 1

The three day event will see more than 180 market stalls and entertainment inside the heated crafts and gifts marquee. There will also be hot food and drinks provided by more than 30 local producers.

Admission: £3.50

Students from Durham University played carols to those arriving at Palace Green where a Christmas Market had been set up in a giant marquee.

Christmas Market at Hardwick Hall Hotel

Sunday, November 17 at 11am to 4pm

More than 50 stalls including the Body Shop, Neal’s Yard, handmade gifts and homemade cakes.

Thursday, November 21 to Sunday, November 24m from 10am to 5pm

One of the biggest shopping events of the season, discover a treasure trove of artisan food and drink, home and gift ware, clothes, jewellery and more.

Tickets: Adults £6 (pre-booked) or £7 (at the door), Children £4 (pre-booked) or £5 (at the door)

Parking: Free parking and shuttle bus available on site.