7 Things to Do This Christmas in Chipping Campden

Dec 2, 2023 | News

With Christmas just around the corner, we've put together a collection of 7 things you can enjoy during this festive period in and around the town.

As the festive season approaches, the historic and picturesque town of Chipping Campden, nestled in the heart of the Cotswolds, becomes a beacon of Christmas cheer and tradition.

Renowned for its honey-coloured limestone buildings and rich heritage, Chipping Campden transforms into a winter wonderland, offering a plethora of activities that capture the essence of an English countryside Christmas.

From bustling markets to tranquil nature walks, Chipping Campden offers a unique blend of festive activities suited for all ages.

Whether you’re a local or a visitor, these festive activities are sure to fill your holiday with joy, warmth, and the timeless charm of the Cotswolds.

Stroll Through the Christmas Market

Chipping Campden, a beautiful Cotswold town, transforms into a festive wonderland during Christmas. The Christmas Market is a must-visit, offering an array of local crafts, seasonal treats, and unique gifts. Wander through the stalls under twinkling lights and enjoy the warm, festive atmosphere.

Attend a Carol Service at St. James Church

Experience the true spirit of Christmas with a traditional carol service at St. James Church. This historic church, known for its magnificent architecture, hosts beautiful services featuring classic carols that resonate through its ancient walls, creating an unforgettable holiday experience.

Explore the Chipping Campden High Street

Food enthusiasts will love exploring the Chipping Campden High Street, rich in food and shops. This is your chance to sample local culinary delights, including mince pies, mulled wine, and artisan cheeses while exploring the charming streets adorned with festive decorations.

Visit Hidcote Manor Garden

Although primarily a summer attraction, Hidcote Manor Garden offers a tranquil escape during the winter months. Enjoy a peaceful walk amidst the frosted gardens and take in the serene beauty of nature in winter.

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Experience the Town’s Festive Lights

As evening falls, Chipping Campden lights up with its stunning Christmas lights display. Take a leisurely evening walk and enjoy the magical ambience created by the sparkling lights against the backdrop of the town’s historic buildings.

Indulge in a Traditional Christmas Dinner

No Christmas in Chipping Campden would be complete without indulging in a traditional Christmas dinner. Many local pubs and restaurants offer festive menus featuring classic dishes like roast turkey, Christmas pudding, and other seasonal specialities.

Participate in the Boxing Day Walk

Finally, join the locals for the traditional Boxing Day walk. This is a wonderful way to experience the Cotswolds’ countryside and work off some of the festive indulgences. The walk often includes routes through picturesque fields and along historic footpaths, offering stunning views of the winter landscape.

If you have never been to Chipping Campden or would like to revisit, then Cotswold Charm is your perfect holiday accommodation.  Book your stay today.

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