December 1, 2017 11.44 am This story is over 76 months old

Lincoln named best Christmas market in national poll

Lincoln Christmas Market defeated 11 other festive markets in the poll.

Lincoln Christmas Market has been voted the best festive market in the UK.

The iconic market, which sees people from all over the world visit Lincoln, won the poll by 492 votes, with Ludlow Medieval Christmas Fayre in second place.

The poll was put together by Holiday Lettings, a partner of Trip Advisor.

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Lincoln Christmas Market will begin on Thursday, December 7 and conclude on Sunday, December 10.

The victory in the poll comes just three weeks after Lincoln Cathedral won the Cathedral World Cup on Twitter.

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Lincoln Castle was also named the UK’s most popular castle in June, in a similar poll.

Here are the full results for the Best Christmas Market poll:

  1. Lincoln Christmas Market- 1,942 votes
  2. Ludlow Medieval Christmas Fayre- 1,490 votes
  3. Naturally North Coast and Glens Christmas Markets- 342 votes
  4. Padstow Christmas Festival and Market- 328 votes
  5. Knaresborough Christmas Market- 113 votes
  6. Bath Christmas Market- 96 votes
  7. Chester Christmas Market- 31 votes
  8. Birmingham’s Frankfurt Christmas Market- 28 votes
  9. Edinburgh’s Christmas Market- Princes Street Gardens- 15 votes
  10. Bury St Edmunds Christmas Fayre- 11 votes
  11. Worcester Christmas Fayre- 9 votes
  12. Newcastle Christmas Market- 2 votes