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Kilduff Christmas Market FAQs

All you need to know about visiting our Christmas market

Where is the Christmas market?

Our Christmas market is held in the Big Red Barn on the farm steading at Kilduff Farm, just outside Athelstaneford in East Lothian. The postcode for the farm is EH39 5BD. Access to farm is from the B1343 Athelstaneford Road. There is no access to the farm from Drem.

Coming by bus? The farm is serviced by the North Berwick to Haddington route – the 121 is currently run by Eve’s Coaches.

Kilduff Farm isn’t a scheduled stop but if you make the driver aware that you are coming to the farm they should stop to let you off. Walk up the farm drive and you can access the market safely from there.

When is the Christmas market?

Our second annual Christmas Market will be held on Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd December 2023. On Friday we will hold an over 16s evening market and on Saturday all will be welcome.

Our Christmas Market is ticketed to allow us to manage car parking spaces and numbers in the barn. Tickets are available for timeslots and sessions will be as follows:

Friday 1st December 2023
6pm – 7.30pm and 7.30pm – 9pm
Book Friday tickets

Saturday 2nd December 2023
10am – 11.30am, 11.30am – 1pm, 1pm – 2.30pm and 2.30pm – 4pm
Book Saturday tickets

You are welcome to arrive at any time during your chosen session but we ask that you leave the market by the end of the session to allow us to clear the car park before the start of the next session.

Do I need a ticket to attend the market?

Yes, the Christmas market is a ticketed event. By ticketing the event, it allows us to manage car parking and numbers in the barn and ensure a safe and happy experience for all of our visitors.

You need to purchase a car parking ticket to access the market. Tickets are PER CAR NOT PER PERSON and cost £5. Each ticket will admit one car and all passengers. Each car parking ticket also gives one entry into the raffle for RSABI.

Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable.

You can access the market at any time during your chosen session but we ask that you leave the event as soon as the session ends to allow us to clear the car parking area.

How much do tickets cost and what is included?

Tickets for our Christmas market cost £5 per car and permit admission of all passengers.

Each ticket also includes one entry into the raffle.

All raffle proceeds and a proportion of the ticket price will go to RSABI.

Tickets are non-refundable and we regret that, due to restrictions on numbers, we are unable to transfer tickets to different picking sessions.

Will I receive a ticket?

You will receive a confirmation email on booking and this acts as your ticket. Please have your booking confirmation with you when you come to the market – it will be checked against an attendee list on the gate.

Please make sure your email address and contact details are correct when making your booking (including Paypal and Apple pay accounts? All correspondence and raffle information will be sent to the email address you provide us with on booking.

Is the Christmas market accessible?

The market is held in a large barn on the farm steading.

Parking is mostly on the farm steading and a short distance from the barn. If you have mobility issues and require accessible parking, please let one of our car parking attendants know on arrival and they will direct you to an accessible parking area as close to the barn as possible.

We will have a wheelchair accessible toilet available.

While we cannot cater for all dietary requirements, we are working hard to ensure our food offering will include gluten and dairy free options.

Should you have any queries on accessibility or would like to speak to us for more information please call Lucy on 07793 600 289 or email on We strive to make our Christmas market a memorable outing for all families and will help in any way we can.

Where do we park?

Parking is on the farm steading, a short walk from the Big Red Barn. Please note that there is no parking on the roads around the farm.

There will be members of staff managing the traffic and parking so please follow their instructions – they are there to help and keep you safe.

If you have mobility difficulties and need to park close to barn please let our staff know and they will direct you to a parking spot as close as possible.

What stallholders do you have attending the market?

We have a wonderful selection of local makers, producers and independent retailers joining us for our Christmas Market this year. We have everything from Jewellery to Skincare, gifts, homeware and delicious festive treats. You are sure to find the perfect Christmas gift for even the trickiest recipient.

Will there be food and drink available?

We are delighted to be joined by The Pimms Truck and East Lothian Deli Box who will be offering a delicious array of festive food and drinks at the market.

There will be mulled wine, festive fizz, warm Kilduff apple juice, hot food from East Lothian Deli Box and an opportunity to toast handmade marshmallows over the firepit in our festoon courtyard!

Do you take cards?

Yes, most (if not all) stallholders will accept contactless and cash payments.

Can we bring our dog along for the fun?

Due to the nature and location of the venue we do not allow dogs into the Christmas market. Dogs must be left at home or, if happy, in the car.

What are your Terms and Conditions?

  • Entry to the Christmas Market is strictly by ticket only.
  • Tickets are non-refundable and cannot be transferred to a different day or time slot.
  • In the event of cancellation by us, ticket holders will be offered a refund and this should be requested by email.
  • Refunds will only be offered in the event full cancellation. No refunds will be given for any partial closure of the event.
  • Children must be supervised at all times by a responsible adult over 18.
  • Dogs will not be allowed into the Christmas Market, with the exception of guide dogs and assistance dogs.
  • Only food and drink bought at the market will be permitted to be consumed at the market.
  • When purchasing a ticket for Kilduff Christmas Market you consent to being filmed and/or photographed while at the market. Any images or footage taken may be used in promotional materials including on our social media platforms and website.
  • Kilduff Farm cannot accept liability for personal damage, loss or injury or damage to vehicles sustained as a result of negligence or unforeseen actions of ticket holders or other visitors.
  • Visitors will be asked to leave market in the event of abusive or antisocial behavior or failure to follow directions given by staff members.