What better way to nail your Christmas shopping this year than by combining it with a Cotswold mini break? Shop til you drop at designer outlet Bicester Village, historic Stratford Upon Avon or a whole host of gorgeous independent festival Christmas markets.

We’ve listed them all in our area so you can plan in any shopping recovery in front of our roaring fires with 2 Rosette food and gorgeous relaxing bedrooms. Take advantage of our 3 for 2 night and Winter deals - treat yourself & take the pain out of the shopping this year!


Cheltenham 22 Nov - 15 December (market plus over 140 independent boutiques & shops)

Oxford - Christmas Lights Festival - 16-18

Blenheim Palace - 17-20 - Living Crafts for Christmas Fair

Woodstock - at the Hopcroft Holt Hotel with artisan traders & Santa’s Grotto on Sun 18th

Moreton in Marsh - 24 November

Tewkesbury - 25 November

Broadway - 30 November

Blenheim Palace wonderland of illuminations in the estate grounds plus indoor Cinderella experience in the state rooms inside - From Fri 23rd Nov - January 13th


Chipping Campden - market & light switch-on with 40 stalls, entertainment & food - Sat 1st (and market on Sunday 2nd too)

Kelmscott Christmas Craft Fair - 3rd Dec

Stow on the Wold Annual Christmas Tree Festival plus festive food, funfair & Father Christmas - 6-9th

Broadway - late night shopping & carol singing & street entertainers until 8.30pm - 7th Dec

Stratford Upon Avon - 7-9th - Big Christmas fair with over 150 stalls!

Oxford Christmas Market - 7-22nd

Cogges Manor Farm Xmas market, near Witney (60 stalls plus Father Christmas!) 8th & 9th

Sudeley Castle display of light & sound with ‘Alice in Wonderland’ theme - 8-30th

Chipping Norton - 70 stalls great for foodies and arts and crafts gifts - Sun 9th

Christmas Gift & Fashion Fair at Cheltenham Racecourse - 14 & 15

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