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How to get cheap train tickets to some of the most magical Christmas markets in the UK

There are Christmas markets happening all across the country, including in London, Manchester and Bath

The festive season is just around the corner and many of us are starting to think about where to go for the best Christmas markets.

European countries, such as Germany and Czech Republic, might be on your bucket list but travelling there does not always come cheap.

Here in the UK there are plenty of fabulous Christmas markets to explore, including in west London.

There are also a number of Christmas musicals, tours and performances lined up at various stages in the capital.

So if you are thinking of spending some festive fun at one of Britain's winter wonderlands this Christmas you will be able to save even more money if you book a train ticket with Virgin Trains.

With cashback site Quidco customers can receive £15 off a Virgin Trains fare this winter.

You can travel to Cardiff Winter Wonderland with Virgin Trains(Image: Handout)

Simply sign up to the Quidco site and click through to Virgin Trains website here.

Then you can select your preferred travel dates and times and start planning your day out at the Christmas markets

The offer ends on October 1 but is valid for travel throughout the festive period.

If you are thinking of where to visit for the day or long weekend there's Birmingham's Frankfurt Christmas Market, which is the largest of its kind outside of Germany.

There are hundreds of Christmas markets all across the UK(Image: Newcastle Chronicle)

The traditional Birmingham markets is often voted as the best in the UK when annual lists are revealed each year.

Meanwhile London's Hyde Park offers Winter Wonderland which includes a fairground and lots of shopping experiences.

Plus you are likely to spot a few celebrities there.

Other UK markets include Bath, Cardiff and Manchester which all offer festive treats and can be travelled to with Virgin Trains.

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