The Top Festive Shopping Destinations That Are Just A Train Ride Away

If you're tempted to visit the capital for a spot of Christmas shopping, think again! These brilliant go-to festive destinations are just a train journey away...

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From pretty Christmas markets to one of Europe's biggest shopping malls, these Christmas destinations are the perfect spots to get all your festive gifts in one fell swoop! 

What are you waiting for? Jump on the train and enjoy a great day out at one of these shopping hot spots...

Rochester Christmas Market, Kent

Set in the historic and picturesque Rochester Castle Gardens, this festive market is overlooked by Rochester's 12th century Norman Keep and features fab shopping, live music and plenty of mulled wine and hot chocolate to fight the chill. If you've got stockings to fill, this is the ideal destination! 

Whitstable Harbour Village, Whitstable

If you're looking for quirky gifts that you won't find elsewhere, why not spend a day in Whitstable? This seaside town is the ideal way to escape the hustle and bustle of city life without sacrificing shopping! Start at Whitstable Harbour Village for handmade gifts and great food before exploring the rest of the area. 

Westwood Cross, between Margate and Ramsgate

A visit to Westwood Cross is the perfect way to combine shopping, eating and sightseeing. Stock up on gifts for the family while you can! 

What are your favourite places to shop for Christmas presents? Let us know below... 

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