Bath’s famous Christmas market is one of the busiest times of the years in the city. We have put together some top tips to help you make the most of this years Bath Christmas Markets.

1. Plan your trip in advanced.

You will have much more choice and will get some great deals when you book in advance. Advance fares on First Great Western Trains from London to Bath start at just £9.50 each way or you can splash out on an advanced FIRST CLASS ticket for just £20 each way, But you will have to be quick to take advantage of these fares.

Accommodation is selling fast for this period, whether your looking for great value, luxury boutique room, or a homely B&B, book early to avoid disappointment.

2. Experience Bath as well as the market.

Take advantage to experience the World Heritage City of Bath. Go ice skating at the magnificent Royal Crescent, relax under the night sky at the Thermae Bath Spa, take in the sound of a carol concert at Bath Abbey and savour the tastes at one of Bath many restaurants.

You save with your BIG BEN discount card when you book with one of member properties.

Take a look at the accommodation on offer >

3. To get the very best experience, visit during the week!

The biggest complaint we receive about the Christmas markets is it’s simply just too busy on Saturdays with crowds 10 deep at some stalls. This overflows into the cafe and restaurants.

To get the best experience of Bath’s Christmas Markets and come during the week. The markets are less busy, you can also take advantage of some great value accommodation with Double or Twin rooms for two people sharing form £69 bed & breakfast.

If you can’t avoid the weekend, extend your stay by arriving on Thursday or staying Sunday night.