Country Living Christmas Fair


Happy December, guys! I’m so excited for Christmas! Are you? We already have our decorations and Christmas tree up, and today I got to open my first window on the advent calendar I’ve been waiting for so impatiently! To start the season right, I am delighted to share with you that I’ve been invited to attend the Country Living Christmas Fair in Harrogate!

This event takes place between the 5th and the 8th of December 2019 and is held at the Harrogate Convention Centre.

The Christmas Fair will be full of crafting ideas, festive cooking and recipes with sampling fresh goods, gardening inspiration, and gift ideas with over 500 exclusive exhibitors, such as Iguana Chocolate, Ivy Craft and Samatha Holmes. The full list of exhibitors can be found here: Of course, I can’t forget to mention the champagne bar!

Crafted Advent Calendar

How to get to Country Living Christmas Fair in Harrogate


Harrogate Convention Centre
Kings Road


Visiting Country Living Christmas Fair by car is easy enough as the town is connected by several motorways. See below for instructions:

From London: M1 – A1 (M) exit Wetherby
From the North: A1 – exit Wetherby or Knaresborough
From the East: M621 – A1 (M) – exit Wetherby
From the West: M56 – M62 – A1 (M) – exit Wetherby

Harrogate Convention Centre has its own underground parking space which holds up to 180 car. Cost as below:

Up to 3 hours– £4.00
Up to 6 hours– £7.50
Up to 12 hours– £11.50
24 hours– £13.00

Extra parking spaces are at Jubilee and Victoria car parks located in the heart of Harrogate.


Harrogate is connected to all UK cities via Leeds station. I am also travelling by train from Derby, changing at Leeds station. It’s an easy journey, and from Derby, takes just over 2 hours. Plan your journey here:

For an extra 25% off visit this website:

From the train station, it’s less than a 10-minute walk.


Standard Admission

(Admits one person to the fair)

Adult: £19
Child: £8.50
Child under 5: Free


Adult: £60

The VIP ticket includes bottomless prosecco, access to the private lounge, complimentary cloakroom, priority access to Fair, complimentary tea and coffee all day and a goody bag.

Please be aware that the transaction fee is £2.20 for E-Ticket (it is for the transaction, not per ticket).

VIP Luxe


Includes VIP adult entry ticket including bottomless prosecco, access to the private lounge, complimentary cloakroom, priority access to Fair, complimentary tea and coffee all day, a CL VIP goody bag as well as an additional CL Fair Gift Box of goodies worth over £250.

But don’t worry! I have an extra discount for you! Book via my link and you receive an additional 20% off!

(Disclaimer: This is an affiliate link, which means for each ticket sold I earn a financial reward.)

Opening Times

Country Living Christmas Fair is open from Thursday 5th December to Sunday 8th of December from 10am to 5pm, except Sunday when the opening hours are until 4pm.


Do you like crafting? Maybe you would like to create something handmade for your loved ones this Christmas? Some crafting ideas for you:

  • Adorable Needle Felted Baby Penguin
  • Christmas Basket Weaving
  • Seasonal Calligraphy
  • Festive Bath Bomb Making

If this is not for you, you can always just sign up for festive gin tasting.

Check out the list below and book your tickets in advance to secure your spot:

There is no better way to get into the festive feeling than visiting Christmas Markets and Fairs. You don’t have to be in the mood for shopping, but wondering around stands filled with Christmas decorations, crafts, home décor and fresh food will guarantee that festive glow. Country Living Christmas Fair definitely has the charm, and I am counting down the days down to my visit!

So, my dear reader, will I see you there? Send me an email if you are coming and we can enjoy a glass or two of prosecco together and soak up that Christmas atmosphere!


Karina x





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