Autumn is the perfect time to browse the city’s abundant local markets. Whether you are searching for freshest vegetables for a home-cooked meal, or some eclectic vintage homewares to cosy up the house, grab your coats and scarves and explore the wares of Winchester’s markets.
With a fantastic selection of seasonal produce, fresh flowers, vintage clothing and handmade homewares, Winchester Market is the perfect place to shop locally while in the city. Come rain or shine, you can stop by and meet our traders, bring the family, enjoy a snack at one of the street food stalls and make a day of it this Autumn.
The Winchester Market takes place on Lower High Street and Middle Brook Street every Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 9am – 5pm.
Talented artists, makers and vendors, gather on Winchester’s historic streets to show an eclectic offering of their wares at the Antiques, Vintage, Retro & Collectables Market. From vintage homewares to antique jewellery, you can take home something truly one-of-a-kind form your visit to this heritage city.
The Antiques, Vintage, Retro & Collectables Market takes place on The Broadway, Lower High Street and Middle Brook Street every first Sunday of the month from 9am to 5pm. Next date: 5 November 2023.
The Art & Design Market is the perfect please to indulge in some quality art and crafts from the artists and makers themselves. Choose from fine art, mixed media, graphics, glass jewellery, photography, textiles, cards, carvings, prints vintages clothes and much more.
The Art & Design Market takes place on The Broadway, Lower High Street and Middle Brook Street every third Sunday of the month from 9am to 5pm. Next date: 19 November 2023.
Hampshire Farmers’ Markets brings fabulous produce to Winchester from across the county each and every month. Showcasing the best of what Hampshire has to offer, all stallholders are the producers – small businesses based in rural areas growing and rearing their own to bring to customers. Where better to shop fresh, seasonally and locally?
The Winchester Farmers’ Market takes place on the High Street and Middle Brook Street every second and last Sunday of the month from 9am to 2pm. Next dates: 29 October, 12 November and 26 November 2023
For a city renowned for its medieval buildings and ancient history, Winchester is ahead of the curve when it comes to supporting local businesses. Over a hundred independents call Winchester their home, so whether you are looking to stop by a trendy café or a browse in one of England’s oldest bookshops, Winchester has something exciting to offer around every cobbled street-corner.
Find Winchester’s independent shops, food and drink here.
Bishop’s Waltham Country Market is held in the medieval market town every Friday, selling a delightful selection of home-cooking, preserves, free-range eggs, crafts and honey. While in the district, why not also visit Alresford Watercress Line for Hampshire Farmers’ Market’s offering of locally brewed cider and ale, artisan breads, and an assortment of plants and produce from the edge of the New Forest.
Bishop’s Waltham Country Market takes place at Jubilee Hall, Little Shore Lane, Bishop’s Waltham, every Friday from 10am to 12pm. Next dates: 27 October, 3 November and 10 November 2023.
Hampshire Farmers’ Market takes place at Alresford Watercress Line Car Park, Station Road, New Alresford, every first Saturday of the month from 10am to 2pm. Next date: 4 November 2023.
Stepping into the Winter months, the Winchester Market will be held on additional days (Monday to Wednesday) on the run up to Christmas, commencing Monday 11 December up to and including Saturday 23 December 2023. Be sure to check also visit Winchester Cathedral’s world-famous Christmas Market, just a stone’s throw away from the High Street. It will be open daily from Friday 17 November 2023 to Thursday 21 December 2023.
Find more Christmas events in Winchester here.