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Christmas Markets That Are Sleighing It In 2021

Date: 08 Dec 2021

Nothing says Christmas quite like the smell of freshly baked crêpes wafting through the air as you wander around market stalls under twinkly lights.
Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with the best Christmas markets across the UK, all of which can be reached directly from Belfast City Airport.



Experience the biggest German market outside Germany and Austria with a trip to Birmingham Frankfurt Christmas Market.
Tickle your tastebuds with the delicious food on offer or warm up with a glass of hot Glühwein, a German take on mulled wine.
Fly to Birmingham from Belfast City Airport with British Airways.



Cardiff is well-known for its love of independent retailers and local artists, and now you can find them all in one place at the 2021 Cardiff Christmas Market!
Explore over 200 stalls spread across The Hayes, Trinity Street, St John Street, and Working Street to find the perfect gift for a loved one or treat yourself to something special.
Fly to Cardiff from Belfast City Airport with Eastern Airways.



Edinburgh is a beautiful place to visit all year round, but there is something extra magical about experiencing the Scottish capital at Christmas.
Nestled in the heart of the city, Edinburgh’s Christmas market has stalls selling everything from tasty homemade treats to bespoke crafts, jewellery and more.
Fly directly to Edinburgh from Belfast City Airport with Aer Lingus.



With something for all the family, a wander around London’s Winter Wonderland is the perfect way to get into the Christmas spirit.
Situated in Hyde Park, its spectacular markets aren’t all that’s on offer. From ice-sculpting workshops to Christmas-themed rollercoasters, you’ll be having dreams of walking in a winter wonderland long after you leave!
Fly from Belfast City Airport to London Gatwick Airport with easyJet, London City Airport with British Airways, or London Heathrow Airport with British Airways and Aer Lingus.



With over 300 stalls to discover across seven city centre locations, you will be spoilt for choice at Manchester’s world-famous Christmas markets.
Experience ice-skating under the stars in Cathedral Gardens, take a selfie with Manchester’s Giant Santa at St Peter’s Square, or enjoy some mouth-watering festive treats in St Anne’s Square.
Fly from Belfast City Airport to Manchester with Aer Lingus.


Be sure to visit Marischal College Quadrangle this December, where you will find Aberdeen’s Christmas Village.
With a new line-up of local traders, artists, and shops exhibiting at the markets every weekend, Aberdeen’s Christmas Village has all you need to make it a December to remember.
Fly from Belfast City Airport to Manchester with Loganair.



Step into Christmas with a trip to the Belfast Christmas Markets this festive season.
Situated against the beautifully decorated backdrop of Belfast City Hall, you can experience the city’s magical atmosphere and taste delicious cuisine from across the world including Belgian chocolates, German bratwurst, and Spanish paella.

Whether it’s a family trip, a weekend away with friends, or a couple’s city break, start your festivities with Belfast City Airport this Christmas.

Get your journey off to a convenient and comfortable start when you fly from Belfast City Airport to 18 destinations across the UK and Europe with a choice of six top airlines.

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