10 Things to Do in Devon in the Festive Season

10 Things to Do in Devon in the Festive Season

With the Christmas season fast approaching, it's a great time to get out and about and get into the festive spirit. Here's our 10 suggestions for things to do on the run up to everyone's favourite holiday.

Exeter Cathedral Winter Fair

When: 8th November - 9th November

A range of 60 or so stalls hand picked from across the UK will be selling a selection of gifts, crafts, homeware, jewellery, clothing, and much more, with 10% of sales going to the cathedral. The cathedral itself will be free admission throughout the event.

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Candlelit Dartmouth

When: 25th November - 26th November

Candlelit Dartmouth celebrates its 10th anniversary with a fantastic Christmas market, entertainers and musicians, carol singing, kids workshops, entertainment, and Santa's grotto, plus the switching on of the Christmas lights, and much more.

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Lanterns, Lights, and 'luminations at Brixham

When: 26th November

Head down to Brixham's quay and enjoy the picturesque sights as the quaint fishing town is taken into the festive season with the switching on of the Christmas lights and an illuminating lantern parade.

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Cockington Court Christmas Fayre

3rd December - 4th December

Cockington Court's galleries and studios will be open to give you some inspiration for Christmas gifts; there will also be craft and food stalls, santa rides, mince pies, and mulled wine to get you into the Christmas spirit.

Cockington Court will also be open for late night shopping on Wednesday 7th, 14th, and 21st December.

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Totnes Night Market

When: 6th, 13th, and 20th December

Totnes' Christmas market offers a great range of stalls from local traders and producers, plus local entertainment from choirs, bands, and more, a Santa's grotto, and some delicious food and drink on offer.

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Exeter Christmas Market

When: 19th November - 18th December

If Exeter's Winter Fair has got you wanting more, why not head back for their Christmas market, with gifts, crafts, food, decorations, and more, within the grand setting of the Cathedral Green.

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Darts Farm Festive Indulgence Evening

7th December

Indulge yourselves as two Michellin-starred chef Michael Caines, Saturday Kitchen's wine expert Susy Atkins, world-class cheese-maker Mary Quicke MBE, and more host an evening of treats including cookery and pampering.

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Riverford Christmas Wreath-Making Workshop with Head Gardener Penny Hemming

When: 10th December

Join Penny Hemming for coffee and mince pies, followed by a day-course to get you making your own Christmas wreath and other Christmas foliage to deck your home with.

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Exeter Philharmonic Choir: Carols in the Cathedral

When: 14th - 15th December

Enjoy the Christmas music Exeter's Philharmonic Choir bring to Exeter Cathedral, and brush off those vocal chords ready to sing along with the congregational carols.

The Santa Express featuring Aladdin and the Golden Lamp

When: 10th, 11th, 17th, 18th, 20th, 21st, 22nd, 23rd, and 24th December

Departing from Queen's Park Station, Paignton, children are invited for a magical journey, with a pantomine from Aladdin, Jasmin, Jafar, and Genie, and a visit from Santa.

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Book an indulgent pre-Christmas break at Bickley Mill

Why not treat yourself to an early Christmas present this year, and check out our festive offers.  


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