5 Family Friendly Tips for Visiting York’s Christmas Market
Are you counting down to Christmas yet? Fancy planning a visit to a typical French Christmas markets? Or have you considered one of the most famous ‘foodie’ Christmas markets in England in York? We’re lucky to have done both in the last 12 months, so here’s our ‘5 Top Tips’ to make it a memorable experience for your family too.
So if you’ve decided to take a peek at what York’s St Nicholas Fair has to offer this year, it’s also worth checking out this comprehensive yuletide guide from this local guide ‘York Mix‘.
Christmas Market # 1- Go Early Evening
Christmas Market # 2- Arrive hungry and thirsty
Or if you’re in France it might be layers of chewy nougat in Angers or Bretzels in the Alsace (see more here). In Portugal you can try local liqueurs like Gjnja (served in small thimbles of chocolate) One staple that you’ll find at all Christmas markets is mulled wine. So it’s one to leave the car at home for unless you’d rather opt for the steaming mugs of hot chocolate instead.
Christmas Market # 3- Make it a yearly event
Christmas Market # 4 – Visit with family / friends
Christmas Market # 5 – buy at least one pressie!!!
However, if you’re considering a visit to York’s Christmas Market but want to see if you can make a weekend of it, then here’s a few ‘tried and tested’ family friendly ideas from our first hand experiences this month in Yorkshire. Most if not all are included within any family ‘York Pass’ which is well worth considering if you’re looking to save a few pennies (further York Pass information available here)