Ford & Etal Christmas Market is returning in 2023 bigger and better than ever and spread over two days Saturday 25th November and Sunday 26th November, from 10:00-16:00.
The new-style market has stalls in Ford, Etal and Heatherslaw, with entertainment, activities and decorations in all three hubs so you can make a merry day of it. Everything is spread out to avoid a crush This year for the first time there will also be stalls in Ford Castle, a venue not normally open to the public.
Visitors can enjoy browsing over 70 stalls across the four site for delicious local food and drink, cakes and sweet treats, crafts, gifts, pottery, presents for your pets, confectionary and much, much more. Outside stalls will tempt you with all kinds of delicious food and drink. You can buy tickets to ride on Heatherslaw Light Railway between Heatherslaw and Etal, or enjoy a journey on two vintage double-decker buses running between Etal, Heatherslaw and Ford. All the local shops, cafes and the pub will be open and up in Cheviot Tap you can meet the alpacas and unwind with a glass of local ale. There will be all kinds of festive entertainment including free seasonal storytelling sessions. There is a free Christmas Tree Trail to follow. All the trees are being decorated by local businesses in a festive theme, follow the trail map around the Estates and try to guess the theme for each tree. Christmas comes early at Ford & Etal Estates! Please note that the main parking area will be in Etal Showground, parking elsewhere is very limited. Buy tickets to travel in style with Heatherslaw Light Railway or on the vintage double-decker buses. If the weather is lovely you can enjoy a beautiful walk between the four hubs and follow the Christmas Trail Tree as you go.
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