Christmas may be just around the corner, but there's still time to get the Christmas shopping wrapped up and stock up on delicious food and drink for the big day. From handmade crafts at Christmas markets and local produce for delicious Christmas dinners, to luxury designer brands for the perfect gift, our shopping experiences in Kent will provide all the inspiration and top tips you need to add a little festive fun to the Christmas shopping.
Take the stress out of holiday shopping by combining the best deals with a great day for the whole family. At McArthurGlen Designer Outlet, Ashford you can find your favorite brands for up to 60% less, all year round, and there's something for everyone this Christmas with a children's playground, meet the reindeer experience and even a German bar complete with mulled cider!
For a day trip that covers all the festive bases, head straight for Ice Skating and The Grotto, a day of fun for the whole family, and make sure to visit The Giving Tree, where you can donate gifts for less fortunate children. Better still, expert gift-wrapping services are available for those who hide from the sellotape and scissors - we won't tell if you don't!
Looking for the perfect fayre for the Christmas table? For all your festive food and goodies, head to Macknade Fine Foods in Faversham. The huge farm shop offers a wide variety of locally produced, delicious seasonal food and tastings from local suppliers. A must for the Christmas gourmet in you!
Nothing beats raising a Christmas toast with a glass of Kentish sparkling wine and the Biddenden Vineyard Christmas shop means you can stock up on award-winning wines to ring in the festive season. Choose from specialist hand-made goodies and craft the perfect hamper for the foodies on your Christmas list.
Escape the hustle and bustle of the high street this year at the Penshurst Place Christmas gift shop and discover gift ideas, ornaments and goodies right up until Christmas Eve. Choose from jewellery, home-ware and decorations, all within the setting of the stunning Penshurst estate.
Relax, sip on mulled wine and sing your heart out at Kent's Christmas markets this year. In full swing all across Kent throughout the season, these festive fairs are the perfect way to source those stocking fillers, discover hand-crafted treats for the table and soak up that festive cheer along the way. And, with a sensational selection of unique gift ideas and inspiration at all of our favourite Christmas markets, you'll find presents to impress even Scrooge!