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Celebrate Christmas 2015 in Nottinghamshire

With its festive markets, boutiques and independent shops and sparkling events spending Christmas in Nottinghamshire is a truly magical experience. From ice-skating to family pantomimes and theatrical extravaganzas, not to mention the chance to meet Santa Claus in his Grotto, there is something for everyone to enjoy in the run-up to Christmas 2015.

One of the highlights of the festive programme is the Winter Wonderland in Nottingham's Old Market Square. Browse the traditional market stalls, treat yourself to a warming mulled wine or skate on the ice rink in the centre of the square.

Another firm favourite of the season is the Christmas Art & Food Market which takes place at the beautiful Welbeck Estate in north Nottinghamshire. During the weekend, the Welbeck Farm Shop will be showcasing some of the area's finest local produce, include ales, cheeses, bread and chocolates made on the estate. At the nearby Harley Gallery you will be able to pick up unique handmade Christmas presents.

Many of our attractions will also be open between Christmas and New Year if you want to work off some of those treats during the holiday.

Find out what else is happening by clicking on our dedicated Christmas What's On listings. Don't forget to share your Notts Christmas experiences with us via our Facebook and Twitter pages using the hashtag #LoveNotts.

Ho-ho-ho-pe you have a Merry Christmas in Notts!

    • Christmas Markets

      Christmas Markets

      Nottinghamshire’s towns have a strong market tradition. Why not start your Christmas shopping in style at our gift markets and craft fairs.

    • Christmas Parties

      Christmas Parties

      Our cafés, bars, restaurants and everything in between, serve the finest foods. Menus and party entertainment aplenty.

    • Christmas Skating

      Christmas Skating

      Experience an atmospheric Christmas in Notts with both indoor and outdoor skating available.

    • Christmas Lights

      Christmas Lights

      See the Christmas lights switched on around the county. Many ceremonies are a small part of a bigger event with gift stalls, activities and carol singing.

    • Christmas Events

      Christmas Events

      Use our search functionality to browse seasonal events in the run up to, and including, Christmas and New Year.

    • Late Night Shopping

      Late Night Shopping

      Make the most of Christmas shopping opportunities with many stores open for additional hours in the run up to the festivities.

    • Parking & Travel

      Parking & Travel

      City and countywide bus, tram and train services, plus Park & Ride schemes for drivers and information about car parking.



Special offers

  1. Food and Drink

    Food and Drink

    We have a host of special offers at restaurants, bars and cafes throughout Nottinghamshire to make your money go further during your visit.

    From: Thursday, 1st January 2015

    To: Thursday, 31st December 2015

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