Five top Christmas shopping destinations for you
Christmas shopping can be stressful, but in Staffordshire you can make it something to look forward to by exploring the county’s gems and finding something unique for everyone on your shopping list, all whilst savouring festive foods and soaking up the seasonal atmosphere!
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Browse the picturesque Christmas stalls where a magical array of handmade gifts, decorations and a wide range of arts and crafts can be found at the Shugborough Estate’s Christmas Fayre, from Friday 28th until Sunday 30th November.
Enjoy the sights of a traditional Victorian Christmas as the mansion house is adorned with hundreds of candles and decorated throughout with Christmas cheer.
To add to the magic, visit the Christmas Food & Craft Fayre at Weston Park on Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th December to find perfect presents and festive food and drink you won’t find anywhere else.
Wander around the beautifully decorated house and get creative, design your own personalised Christmas hamper, create the perfect cheeseboard and choose from a unique range of stocking fillers and gifts for all the family.
Children are invited to explore the magical house and follow a mystery trail to learn more about the festive tradition celebrated at Weston.
Find the perfect gift to make that special someone smile this Christmas with Late Night Shopping at the Trentham Shopping Village, kicking off on Friday 28th November with The Christmas Lights Switch On and running on Wednesday 3rd, 10th and 17th December.
Twinkling with Christmas cheer and festive ambience, wrap up warm and give ice-skating a whirl in the Trentham Ice Marquee, surrounded with food and drink stalls this is the perfect way to get into the Christmas spirit.
For some serious seasonal shopping and one-off Christmas offers, head down to the Wedgwood Shop & Factory Outlet in Barlaston until Tuesday 23rd December to snap up some festive bargains.
Wander around the Wedgwood Shop and enjoy a “Buy One, Get One Half Price” offer, or shop in the Factory Outlet for an additional 10% off everything in store. This offer is too good to miss!
Go back in time and visit Leek town centre as it is transformed into a Dickensian Market on Saturday 20th December.
Filled with independent stores, antiques and bustling markets, the quaint town will be subject to a Victorian style flash mob with amateur dramatics painting a picture of Christmas in the 19th century.
Then why not go to the Christmas Gift Bazaar at the Nicholson Gallery and Museum from now until Tuesday 23rd December for a truly magical shopping experience?
Browse the unique range of quality gifts and listen to the sweet sound of Christmas carols as you shop with a mince pie in one hand and a warm mulled wine in the other.