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Local markets characterise the individual flavour of the different areas of the British Isles. Over a thousand local markets throughout the country supply fresh, good-quality, locally-sourced and seasonal produce, traditional fare, exotic foods, gifts, toys, vintage clothes, books, fabrics, pet supplies, everyday items... this list is endless. And even the smallest market usually has at least one speciality stall, whether it's selling delicious Mediterranean delicacies, stunning hand-made jewellery or a guitar man!

Follow localmarkets on TwitterSoak up the atmosphere and grab yourself a bargain at these traditional, historic local markets. Find a market close to you or when you're away from home by using the search facility on the right - and you can be sure of finding something special for all the family!

Bite Street Food Market, Chrisp Street, London

Bite Street Market LondonThey'’ll be bringing “eats and beats” to Chrisp Street featuring a range of quality street food traders, live music, a pop up bar, plus table tennis and giant games, perfect for celebrating the end of a busy working week.

You can find them in East India Square, just off East India Dock Road in front of the Idea Store (opposite All Saints station), so join them for a bite on your lunch break on the last Friday of every month (just in time for the old pay packet) from 11am to 3pm.

Find out more @BiteStreetFood

Shepherds Markets, London
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Shepherds MarketYou will find some amazing, scrumptious food at Shepherds Markets dotted across Central London plus in Reading.

They say... we are proud to bring a selection of fine local and international specialities to markets across London. You will find a delicious array of classic and unique foods on the menu expertly prepared by our artisans, producers and chefs.

We say: definitely worth a visit!

Find out more.

Barnstaple Real Food Market, Devon

Barnstaple Real Food MarketBarnstaple Real Food is a monthly Farmers' and Street Food market showcasing all that is great about North Devon Food. From Posh Kebabs through hand made chocolates to the best that can be offered in locally caught seafood.

With music and two breweries this a great day out for everyone! Not to be missed!

Barnstaple Real Food starts on Sunday 8th June 2014 and is then on the 2nd Sunday of each month throughout the year. The market runs from 9.00am to 3.00pm. Find out more...

Elleray Hall Craft Market, Teddington

art crafts and giftsElleray Hall Monthly Craft Market is held on the last Sunday each month, 1.30pm to 4.30pm. The market is a great social and networking event with around 30 stalls and lots of local artists and craft people including dressmakers, photographers, cake makers, jewellery designers and much more. Well worth a visit! Find out more on the website.

The Rochester Flea Market
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antiques and bric-a-brac at the Rochester FleaThe Rochester Flea has around 35 stalls and is a fabulous mixture of bric-a-brac, antiques, vintage clothing, cameras, art, furniture and jewellery. There are also wonderful Swedish home-baked cakes, music and activities for children.

It all happens once a month at the Gordon Hotel, High Street, Rochester between 11am and 4pm. For more info check the Rochester Flea website.

Artisans of Ware, Herts
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Artisans of Ware MarketArtisans of Ware is a new arts and crafts market bringing together the talented artisans of Ware (and surrounds) and keen customers who appreciate unique and handmade wares.  The locally handmade and bespoke array of arts and crafts range from textiles, jewellery, glass, decopatch, ceramics, cards and candles to pickles, cakes, honey and outdoor / indoor furniture.

Harringay Market, London N4
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The amazing Harringay Market in North LondonThe fabulous Harringay Market is a family-friendly community market held in a vibrant corner of north east London. You'll find a warm welcome from a wide range of artisan producers, street food heroes and artistic talent every Sunday from 11am to 3pm.

Treacle Market, Macclesfield

street food at the treacle market, macclesfieldThe lovely Treacle Market has over 100 stalls of locally reared and produced breads, beer, vegetables, cakes and delicious street foods. There's also unique crafts, vintage treasures and unusual finds plus live music all day in the handsome cobbled marketplace and streets around.

Held on the last Sunday of the month (except December when it's the Sunday before). Not to be missed!


Bracknell Market, Berkshire
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bracknell market fruit and vegBracknell's new outdoor market in the High Street is small but perfectly formed with stalls including jewellery, charcuterie, fruit and veg, flowers, cakes and sweets.

Market days : Fridays and Saturdays.

jewellery, charcuterie, flowers, cakes and sweets.
Your market on our front page? Priceless!

Would you like your market to be seen by thousands each month?  Buy us a coffee and we'll put your market on our home page!

Our home page is the most visited page on our website and we have around ten market slots available on this page.  Once you've bought us a coffee your market will appear as the first market entry on the home page, there is no time limit as to how long your market will stay there but it will naturally work it's way further down the page over time - then you can just buy us another coffee!

The Stones Market, Newcastle-Under-Lyme
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on the stones market newcastle under lymeThe Stones Market has over 70 stalls, held in the High Street. Market Days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday.

On the Stones Market is a fabulous new monthly handmade and craft market, here's a taste of what you might find... Held in company with the Farmers' Market on the third Friday every month, it's definitely worth a visit!

The Stones Antique Market is held on Tuesday and Thursday selling antiques and bric-a-brac.

Long Ashton Market, Somerset

organic cheeseLocal, affordable, sustainable and sociable! This exciting new monthly Saturday market (held on the first of each month) in pretty Long Ashton has an emphasis on local, affordable and sustainable produce; food and also crafts. The market aims to support the development of local producers with an active interest in sustainable practices. Anything for sale at the market will be grown, produced or made within a 30 mile radius. Produce on sale includes: Bread, Vegetables, Meat, Fish, Pies, Cheese, Eggs, Cakes, Jams, Preserves, Sauces, Juices, Arts & Crafts, Health & Beauty, Flowers and Plants

Romford Market, London
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Romford Market flowers and plantsRomford's lively market has over 150 stalls and attracts people from far and wide, including coach tours and film crews from The Apprentice and TOWIE! They all come for the fantastic range of stalls and the friendly traders; you can buy everything from the freshest fruit, vegetables, fish, meat to upholstery, fashion,

Pollards Hill Market, Croydon

children's clothes at Pollards Hill MarketPollards Hill mini markets are held every week on Mondays and Fridays, including some bank holidays, in the New Horizon Centre, Pollards Hill, CR4, from 8am to 1pm.

On a Monday you'll find sweets, drinks, petfood, make-up, new clothes, bric-a-brac, food, toiletries, jewellery, handbags, watches, hardwear, tape, children's games, 2nd hand DVDs, second hand clothes, cameras, mobile phones, hi-fi and dvd players, curtains, bedding and cosmetics.

Cabbages & Frocks Market, London

lovely cupcakes at Cabbages and Frocks Market, MaryleboneThey say that the Cabbages & Frocks Market in Marylebone is London’s first bespoke market! If you're looking for a real  find and fabulous food then this is the market for you. Come early and you may find a once worn Mulberry handbag or pair of Jimmy Choo's.

West Wickham Farmers' and Artisan Food Market, Bromley

west wickham farmers' and artisan food marketWest Wickham Farmers' and Artisan Food Market is a brand new farmers' and artisan food market offering fresh seasonal veg, free range eggs, organic cheeses, breads, gluten free cakes, preserves, chilli sauces, organic meat and poultry, award-winning sausages and an array of delicious hot food.

The market was started by a small group of local people who are passionate about real local food.

Burnley Market, Lancashire

Burnley Market Burnley Market is located in the heart of the town centre, featuring around 120 stalls. Not to be missed!

You’ll find award-winning florists Sweet William and Brady’s and some fantastic food from the butchers and fishmongers: take your pick from Sharp’s, Burnley Fish and Seafood, Andrew’s Family Butchers and Haffner’s delicatessens. There's a fantastic choice of fruit and veg stalls - Donald Smith and Hartley’s fruit and veg plus J and A Fruit and All Fruits.