The region of Tunbridge Wells is brimming full of fantastic independent boutiques, shops and delis packed with perfect gifts for your loved ones this Christmas.

Christmas Shopping in Royal Tunbridge Wells

Christmas shopping in Royal Tunbridge Wells is a delightful experience that captures the festive spirit in a charming and picturesque setting. Royal Victoria Place, offers a selection of well-known high-street stores, making it the perfect one-stop destination for gift shopping. The charming high-street and Chapel Place area is equally inviting, with its quaint boutiques, art galleries, and specialty stores offering unique, locally sourced gifts.

Set against the iconic Georgian colonnade in heart of the historic old town, The Pantiles Market offers an array of food & drink, artisan goods and great gifts and distinctive pieces that make for thoughtful presents.

The town centre itself transforms into a winter wonderland during the Christmas season, with festive lights and decorations adorning the streets. Shoppers can enjoy the Christmas market for more unique finds and delicious seasonal treats. The combination of excellent shopping opportunities and the town’s festive atmosphere makes Christmas shopping in Tunbridge Wells a memorable and joyous experience for visitors and locals alike.

Christmas Fairs in Kent

craft fair stall holders

The Artisan and Craft fair – One Warwick Park

Come and spend a fabulous day at the very popular indoor market at One Warwick Park Hotel. Featuring the best of the area’s traders selling jewellery, fashion , beauty , artwork , artisan crafts, photography , candles , soaps, gifts,  local food and much much more !

The Wealden Times midwinter fair

Find that perfect gift at the Wealden Times midwinter fair at the Hop Farm in Paddock Wood. Over 250 hand-picked exhibitors spread throughout 7 interlinked heated marquees. There’s something for everyone with gifts galore, festive fashion, handmade Christmas decorations and so much more.

Enjoy a hot coffee or a glass of something bubbly in one the Cafés or if you want something a bit more substantial, sample the delights of one of the many street food vendors. It’s a great day out and the perfect start to Christmas.

A family walking out of a festive gazebo tent
the chiddingstone gift shop displaying antiques

The Chiddingstone Castle Christmas Fair

Step into a world of artisanal wonders, vintage treasures, and creative small businesses at our Christmas Artisan Fair. Over 50 hand-picked stalls await you inside the enchanting Castle and a spacious, heated marquee nestled in the Castle grounds. Discover a unique selection of Christmas gifts, decorations, and delectable food and drinks, all locally sourced and sustainably produced. As you explore this historic venue, you’ll be enveloped in the sights and scents of the season, making it the perfect place to discover something extraordinary for your home, find that ideal gift, set a festive table, and even treat yourself. Bring your friends and transform your day into a memorable holiday adventure.

More Christmas shopping around Kent..

For a Christmas experience in gorgeous rural locations do support local and pay a visit to the Pashley Manor Christmas Shop and the Penshurst Place Gift Shop.

Cranbrook and the surroundings villages is a great place to find that unique gifts with highstreets full of independent shops. Be inspired by our souvenirs shopping in Tunbridge Wells article.

What’s on this Christmas in Tunbridge Wells
Joy to the Wells logo. Royal Tunbridge Wells