Embrace magical


Feel the heart of Bristol come alive with the vibrant holiday spirit as you soak up the lively Christmas atmosphere of dining, shopping, and seasonal festivities. 

With a selection of more than 40 Christmas market booths, stretching from the Harbourside to the Bristol Shopping Quarter, you can enjoy a varied selection of souvenirs and arts and crafts. Indulge in delicious traditional food from crepes to churros, sweet treats and Bratwurst offered at the Bristol Christmas market, and use this unmissable festive day out to pick up some personal gifts for your loved ones.

Based in the heart of the city centre, Bristol’s Shopping Quarter is home to hundreds of shops including high street names, designer stores, restaurants, bars, cafes and independent stores, making it the perfect location for you to pick up some Christmas gifts.

Take a trip to The Galleries and treat yourself to a wide variety of shops across three floors as well as a food hall for a little refuel for the long shopping day ahead. Explore The Arcade, Bristol's Grade II listed Victorian shopping arcade with independent stores throughout for a more personal shopping experience.

Just a short walk from Clayton Hotel Bristol City you’ll find the incredible indoor and outdoor shopping destination, Cabot Circus. Treat yourself to a new outfit for the festive season or tick some items off of your shopping list in some of Cabot Circus’ many high street, high-end and designer stores. 

Light up your life this Christmas at the historic St Nicholas Market. Trading since the 1700s St Nicholas Market has the largest selection of independent retailers inside ‘The Exchange’, a large historic building, and ‘The Glass Arcade’ where you can explore a selection of food outlets, florists, and sweet shops offering unique gift options for everyone on your Christmas shopping list.

Nestled in Bristol’s Old City, the charming Christmas Steps Art Quarter is the perfect location for you to find a personal gift, souvenir or piece of artwork for that special someone while you fall in love with the architecture of this fun, quirky and historic area.

Let Clayton Hotel Bristol City take the stress out of organising your festive break away. Round up your family and friends this holiday season and get set to embrace the festivities at Bristol’s most famous Christmas attractions this year.