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Festive food shopping at Preston Markets

22 November 2023

Christmas turkey dinner

With the countdown to Christmas officially on, why not head down to Preston Markets to pick up your festive foodie favourites for the big day.

Let our marvellous market traders take care of your festive food list with their extensive range of locally sourced seasonal staples, which are sure to go down a treat at the Christmas table. From high quality traditional turkey hampers and delicious green veggie boxes to an impressive assortment of cheeses with an equally fabulous range of crackers and chutney, it's certain this year's Yuletide feast will be a win with the family.

The Orchard are also serving festive mulled wine, available to drink in or takeout, it makes the perfect seasonal tipple whilst out and about.

Christmas Hampers - Livsey's Butchers

Wondering what meats to put on the Christmas shopping list this year? Then don't, as Livsey's has thought it through for you... With three different delicious meat packs to choose from, all containing turkeys from locally sourced farmers with prices rolled over from last year, you can be sure you're getting great value as well as quality from our award winning butcher.

Hamper Pack A (feeds 3 - 5 people) - £45

  • 3-4lb - boneless turkey crown
  • 1kg - gammon joint
  • 700-800g - topside joint
  • 400g - streaky bacon
  • 1 - tray of pigs in blankets
  • 454g - sausage meat

Hamper Pack B (feeds 5 - 8 people) - £65

  • 4-5lb - boneless turkey crown
  • 1.8kg - 2.2kg gammon joint
  • 1 - 1.1kg - topside joint
  • 454g - streaky bacon
  • 2 - trays of pigs in blankets
  • 454g - sausage meat

Deluxe Hamper Pack (feeds 8 - 12 people) - £100

  • 6-7lb - boneless turkey crown
  • 2.2-2.5kg - gammon joint
  • 1.6 - 1.8kg - topside joint
  • 1.2kg - lamb joint
  • 3 - trays of pigs in blankets
  • 454g - streaky bacon
  • 454g - sausage meat

To order, pop into the stall and place your order over the counter or give them a call on 01772 253212.

Festive Veggie Boxes - Fresh and Fruity

Veggie box - Fresh and Fruity trader

So, you've got the turkey sorted, but what about the trimmings? Look no further than Fresh and Fruity to stock up on your seasonal sides.

Create your own order from scratch or place an order for their classic £12 hamper which includes:

  • 6lbs - washed white potatoes
  • 2lbs -  carrots 
  • 2lbs - brussels sprouts 
  • 1lb - parsnips
  • 1 - medium swede
  • 1 - net of onions 
  • 1 -  net of satsumas 

Pick up your order form from their stall and return it next time you visit them.

Holly pots and wreaths

Whilst you're there, why not pick up one of their famous locally handmade holly pots (small £5, large £10) or a beautiful handmade wreath.

Handmade holly pots and wreaths

Christmas cheeses - Pickles of Preston

Christmas cheeses at Pickles of Preston

What Christmas dinner would be complete without a mouthwatering cheeseboard to round off the family meal? Head over to Pickle's of Preston for an amazing assortment of cheeses, including a special Christmas variety and their ever popular wheel - you'll be spoilt for choice on what to select.

Grandma Singletons Tasty Lancashire Santa Hat cheese

Cheese wheel

Heavenly hampers

For those after a hamper, you're in for a treat with beautiful hand festive wrapped baskets filled with traditional local cheeses, chutney and luxury biscuits. For more information, including prices, how to order, deliveries and collections, visit Pickles of Preston - Christmas Hamper.

Christmas cheese hampers

Christmas cheese hamper

Christmas treats for pets

With all the festive goodies on display over Christmas, make sure your furry friend doesn't miss out on the fun with a trip to Pet Stop Pet Supplies located on the Box Market. Offering a range of festive themed toys and treats, you can spread the festive cheer to your four legged friend.

Cracking Christmas events

Why not team your festive food visit with one of our Christmas family events this year and make a day of it. With carol singers, Father Christmas and other fun activities for the kids, there's plenty going on this season.

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Map address for Preston Markets

Preston Markets, Earl Street, Preston, PR1 2JA.