28th November–
15th December 2019

Open today: 10am–8pm

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When you’re here, make sure you stop off at our Visitor Information Centre to make the most of your visit to the Market — our team will be happy to help.

When is Bath Christmas Market?

This year’s Bath Christmas Market will run from Thursday 28th November–Sunday 15th December 2019.

What are the opening times?

Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays: 10am–7pm
Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays: 10am–8pm
Sundays: 10am–6pm

When is the best time to visit?

Weekends and lunchtimes can be busy and bustling. Weekday evenings and mornings are a great time to visit if you prefer a more relaxed experience with plenty of time for browsing.

Do the stallholders accept card?

Although many stallholders provide chip and pin machines, some of them take cash only. Please come prepared with plenty of money for quick and easy purchases.

Where are the nearest cashpoints?

  • NatWest on Stall Street
  • Outside the newsagents on Terrace Walk
  • Inside Marks & Spencer’s food hall
  • Outside Santander on Bath Street
  • Outside HSBC on Milsom Street

Is Bath Christmas Market accessible?

We are committed to ensuring, so far as reasonably possible, that Bath Christmas Market is accessible to everyone wishing to attend.

The main areas of the event site can be accessed via dropped curbs, which are permanent features of the city centre and for 2019, there will be extra tarmac ramps around the Market. There will also be Mobility Assistants at the Market every day. Visitors with mobility requirements are welcome to ask stallholders or members of staff to ask Event Control to send a Mobility Assistant to aid them during their visit. An accessible toilet facility is also made available.

For those who would prefer to browse the Market at a quieter time, weekday mornings are the best time to visit if you prefer a relaxed experience with plenty of time for exploring.

During Bath Christmas Market, Bath Central Library is offering a relaxed, safe space for families of young people with SEND and/or additional needs who need a break from the hustle and bustle. On Saturday 30th November, Saturday 7th December and Saturday 14th December, families are invited to drop in between 11am and 4pm, with sensory toys, bag books, story sacks, a blackout tent and accessible toilets available to use.

Click here to find out more about accessible Christmas shopping in Bath.

Click here for more information on visiting Bath if you have accessibility issues.

How do I get to Bath Christmas Market?

All the information about travelling to the Market can be found here.

Do I need a ticket?

No, Bath Christmas Market is not a ticketed event and anyone can come and enjoy the atmosphere and browse for Christmas gifts.

Can I bring my dog?

Although we don’t prohibit you bringing your dog, we wouldn’t recommend it. The Market can get busy, especially at weekends, and it may not be a comfortable experience for your dog.

Where are the toilets?

The toilets are located on Terrace Walk (known by locals as Bog Island) and Bilbury Lane, which are both very close to the Market.

Where is Bath Christmas Market located?

The Market is an outdoor market set in the beautiful Georgian streets in the centre of Bath. It is located close to Bath Abbey, the Roman Baths and Thermae Bath Spa. Click here to see this year’s Bath Christmas Market map.

How can I download a guide?

Click here to download the Bath at Christmas Guide.

You can also pick one up from the Visitor Information Centre when you’re here:
Visitor Information Centre
Bridgwater House
2 Terrace Walk
Bath
BA1 1LN

Do you have a lost property point?

If you lose an item during your visit to the Market, please approach a member of security in high-vis to inquire about lost property, or head to 10 York Street to see if it’s been handed in. If you are no longer at the Market, please email christmas.market@visitbath.co.uk, and we will check for your item.

Where should I go if I have any questions during my visit to Bath?

Head to the Visitor Information Centre, where the friendly team will be able to help you with any questions you have. You’ll find plenty of information to plan your visit, and can pick up a few Bath-themed mementoes. You’ll no doubt spot the Bath BID Welcome Ambassadors on your travels around the city, who will provide a warm and informed welcome to visitors, acting as human information points and guiding people to their destinations at busy times. The Welcome Ambassadors cover the city centre, and you are welcome to stop them to ask questions. Their distinctive blue jackets, emblazoned with ‘Ask me!’, will help you find them. They have all the information you could possibly need at their fingertips and carry a tablet to look up anything they don’t know.

Have you got a question that we haven’t answered?

You can get in touch with any burning questions by emailing us at: christmas.market@visitbath.co.uk

or, get in contact with us on social media:

Facebook: Bath Christmas Market
Instagram: @bathchristmasmarket
Twitter: @bathxmasmarket

Bath at Christmas Guide

Download the 2019 Bath at Christmas Guide, featuring full chalet listings and the official Bath Christmas Market map. Download

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