Chatsworth House Christmas Fayre

Chatsworth House Christmas Fayre

Visit a fabulous stately home dressed for Christmas & a festive German ChristmasMarket


Visit a fabulous stately home dressed for Christmas & a festive German ChristmasMarket

Chatsworth Xmas Fayre

  • Live seasonal musical entertainment from brass bands to string quartets.

  • Enjoy mulled cider and German beers in the Bavarian beer tent.

  • Find the perfect presents for all the family from the wide range of stalls including toiletries, clothes and things for your home.

  • Enjoy delicious food, with gourmet burgers, hotdogs, pancakes, churros, fudge and chocolate and treats galore.

  • See the stunning ranges of items in the Chatsworth gift, interiors and garden shops, up in the Stables.



Christkindelmarkt German Christmas Market.

A little piece of Germany returns to the heart of Leeds, as over 40 authentic German traders set up stall in Millennium Square for the annual Christkindelmarkt German Christmas Market.

One of the largest and best established German Christmas markets in the UK, a visit to Christkindelmarkt is the ideal way to chase away those winter chills, where you can relax with a warming mug of Glühwein or a traditional German Bratwurst whilst browsing the fantastic range of goods on offer.

The little village of traditional snow capped wooden chalet stalls creates a magical city centre festive wonderland, featuring a wide variety of handcrafted gifts, toys, festive decorations, speciality foods and tempting delicacies. The popular Frank-furter Scheune, Kuh Stall and Alp Chalet Bavarian eatery provide visitors with a warm and cosy retreat in which to sample the very best in authentic German food & drink, and the ideal way to celebrate the festive period with family and friends and there is a Christmas funfair too, with a festive carousel, dodgems and a variety of rides.

Day 1

We leave Cumbria in the morning and travel via Scotch Corner to Richmond for coffee, from here we head south to Chesterfield, famous for its crooked spire, time at leisure for lunch before we head to Belper and our hotel Makeney Hall. Dinner in the hotel tonight.


Day 2

After breakfast in the hotel, we have the short journey to the Chatsworth estate, here you can get your Christmas shopping off to an early start, with over 100 stalls full of gifts for the whole family, festive spirit abounds with live seasonal musical entertainment from brass bands to string quartets. Enjoy mulled cider and German beers in the Bavarian beer tent and delicious food, with gourmet burgers, hotdogs, pancakes, churros, fudge, chocolate and treats galore. Entrance to the house is also included to see the interior decorated for Christmas. Dinner at the hotel tonight.

B, D

Day 3

A leisurely breakfast before departing the hotel and heading north to Leeds and the Christkindelmarkt, a well established German Christmas Market set around the award winning Millennium square with traditional wooden stalls, providing a wide range of seasonal gift ideas for everyone including; handcrafted toys, jewellery, Christmas cards and festive decorations, speciality foods and traditional German delicacies such as gluhwein, bratwurst sausages, goulash, soups, schnitzels and gingerbread. We leave late afternoon for the journey home to Cumbria.


B=Breakfast Included, D=Dinner Included

Makeney Hall Hotel

Makeney Hall Hotel is a magnificent Victorian country mansion situated in the heart of Derbyshire, aet in six acres of beuatifully landscaped gardens with views across the Amber Valley. Two miles from Belper and eight miles from Derby the hotel enjoys tranquil surroundings.

Each of the 46 en-suite bedrooms at Makeney Hall have been designed to provide guests with comfort and relaxation. With a mixture of traditional, original features along with the modern refurbished Courtyard bedrooms the hotel offers a high standard of hotel accommodation with free wifi, en-suite bathrooms, flatscreen TV, tea and coffee making facilities, hairdryer, telephone iron and ironing board.

The restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, dinner and an award winning afternoon tea and has views overlooking the stunning hotel grounds.

The bar also offers a selection of wines, beers, spirits and soft drinks to enjoy in a laid back and relaxed environment.


Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Appleby The Sands Appleby
Aspatria Car Park beside Spar Aspatria
Brough Monument Bus Shelter Brough
Carlisle Entrance to Sands Centre Car Park Carlisle
Cockermouth Monument Main Street Cockermouth
Dearham Commercial Corner Dearham
Distington Outside Prospect Works Distington
Egremont Conservative Club Egremont
Flimby Railway Station Flimby
Harrington Galloping Horse bus stop Harrington
High Hesket Palmerstons Furniture Store
Keswick Bell Close Car Park Keswick
Kirkby Stephen Market Square Kirkby Stephen
Maryport Outside Coop Maryport
Penrith Sandgate Bus Station Penrith
Thursby Bus Stop Thursby
Waverton Bus Stop Waverton
Whitehaven Old Bus Station Whitehaven
Wigton Old Bus Station Wigton
Workington Lay By opposite Grahams Travel Jane St. Workington
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