Christmas cannot come quick enough this year so we have no problem trying to get into the festive spirit a little early.

And we can think of no better way than wandering the stalls of a winter market with the scent of mulled wine and cinnamon circling the air

Nothing screams Christmas like talking with local traders, buying handmade gifts for our loved ones, and indulging in a few sweet treats of our own.

With that in mind, we have put together a list of some of the best Christmas markets across Wiltshire that you need to explore during the most wonderful time of the year.

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Christmas markets in Wiltshire

Bradford on Avon

The Made in Bradford Christmas market is back in Bradford On Avon this year.

Taking place on the night of the lights switch-on, there will be stalls filled with handmade jewellery and gifts along with a host of family-friendly festive outdoor entertainment.

Where: St Margarets Hall, Bradford on Avon BA15

When: November 13 2021, 10am to 3pm

Devizes 

There is so much festive fun in store in Devizes this Christmas season. 

It will be hosting a Window Wanderland which will transform its bustling streets into outdoor works of art.

At the Winter Makery markets, you'll find the ultimate festive shopping experience with plenty of sweet treats to sample and handmade gifts from local traders to purchase.

Where: Market Square and Corn Exchange, Market Square, Devizes, Wiltshire, SN10 1HT

When: November 25 - 28 2021

Malborough

The Christmas cracker fair is being held in Malborough town hall this Christmas. 

Visitors can expect over 80 stalls of festive goods with plenty of great last-minute present inspiration for gifts for your family and friends.

Where: 5 High Street, Malborough

When: December 18 2021, 10am to 4pm

Salisbury Courtyard Makers

Joining the lineup for Christmas at the Mill, the Courtyard markets are running for five Saturdays from November 13 to December 11.

There will be six stalls featuring handmade crafts and gifts that will make a special present for someone you love this festive season.

Where: Fisherton Mill - Gallery, Cafe and Artist Studios, 108 Fisherton Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP2 7QY

When: November 13 to December 11 2021

Swindon

BizSpace is hosting 30 local and independent local businesses selling their festive wares all under one roof. 

There will be plenty of festive activities to do including listening to the Christmas choir, sampling treats at the food stalls and taking part in the treasure hunt.

Where: BizSpace, Cheney Manor Road, Cheney Manor Industrial Estate

When: November 26, December 11 and 18 2021, 10am until 4pm.

Stourhead

The illuminated trail at National Trust's Stourhead is back for 2021. 

This family-friendly trail will get you in the festive spirit as the nights draw in. 

Pair the twinkling trail with a visit to one of Stourhead's independent street food venues.

Where: Stourhead, near Mere, Wiltshire, BA12 6SH

When: November 26 2021 to January 2 2022 (except Christmas Eve and Christmas Day)

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