Visit the Biggest Indoor German Christmas Market in Essex without having to leave the country
I love a Christmas market to get you in the Christmas spirit and being able to visit one that’s local is even better. Meadow-Croft garden centre host a indoor German Christmas market each year in Wickford in Essex. This Indoor German Christmas Market in Essex is in the form of festive laden stalls of German gifts, bratwurst sausages, German Beers and ornaments. I love the hustle and bustle of traditional Christmas market and the excitement it brings.
One of the most exciting things Is that many of items at the Indoor German Christmas Market in Essex are genuinely German and can normally only be found there.
Love Christmas Markets take a look at my list of the best Christmas Markets in Essex
The German Market is free to visit
The German Market is free to attend and is open 7 days a week during the festive season from the second weekend in November to the 23rd December.
26 Christmas stalls
There is approximately 26 Christmas stalls each one full of different treats. I loved the wooden ornaments to decorate your home. With intricately cut houses and even music boxes they would make the perfect home decoration for the festive time of year or a lovely gift. I was in awe of the Cuckoo clocks too, I would love to have one of these in my home a true classic.
German food and drinks galore
Visit the Biggest Indoor German Christmas Market in Essex and also find its full of authentic products to enjoy such as German beers and Gluhwein to help you soak up the festive atmosphere. Enjoy the traditional German market stalls, and be served by a team in traditional German outfits.
As well as festive drinks, There are a wide range of German foods on sale including bratwurst, sauerkraut, waffles and the delicious Schokokusse. The range of Schokokusse are extensive with flavours such as Caramel and even Champagne! ( mmm! adult treats! )
An Extensive Garden centre full of surprises
This fabulous indoor Essex Christmas market is great for a morning or afternoon out. Meadow Croft is a huge garden centre which is well equipped with a cafe restaurant, extensive garden supplies and also giftware. There is also a florist for all your floral needs, petcare and even birdcare supplies. You could easily spend an hour or two here.
Opening Times of Meadow Croft Garden centre
Meadow Croft Garden centre is open Monday to Saturday from 9am to 5.30pm and Sundays 10am until 5pm. The restaurant is also open daily for lunch and coffee and serves breakfast until 11am.
You can catch the market from the October until 23rd December and is open 7 days a week during our opening hours.
Meadow Croft is located in Battlesbridge but not near the antique centre at this postcode SS11 7QU. For more information see their website.
Visit the Biggest Indoor German Christmas Market in Essex before it’s too late and stock up on all your christmas goodies. Why not visit the cafe while you are there and make a day of it. It’s a much cheaper day out in Essex than going all way to Germany for the family.
For more things to do at Christmas take look at my Covent Garden Christmas for kids post.
I Visited the Indoor German Christmas Market in Essex of my only accord all opinions are my own.