Ashbourne Artisan Market (Malt Market) is a regular highlight on the town’s calendar and will take place on the second Sunday of every month plus some additional festive dates on the Market Place right in the centre of town.
Ashbourne is a market town in the Derbyshire Dales, England. It contains many historical buildings and many independent shops and is famous for its historic annual Shrovetide football match.
Due to its proximity to the southern edge of the Peak District and being the closest town to the popular area of Dovedale, the town is known as both the ‘Gateway to Dovedale’ and the ‘Gateway to the Peak District’.
Ashbourne Artisan Market (Malt Market) will be filled to bursting with eclectic treasures, delicious seasonal temptations and quirky handcrafted gifts from the very finest artisans of the region.
Come along and enjoy some of the best artisan fayre from around the region.
Our selection process is exacting so you will find a high-quality range of authentic goods with an emphasis on all that is local, ethical and original. Our traders are all super-talented and we expect great things of them..
Whether it is something for dinner, a gift for a friend, a treat for someone special or simply stocking up on essentials that you can’t get elsewhere – Ashbourne Artisan Market is the place to visit. No matter what the weather rain or shine, the market will enliven your spirit; it will be a great day out!
What to expect
Positioned centrally on the Market Place, a magnificent spectacle, an opportunity to browse stalls, taste the culinary treats, talk to artists, vintage dealers and designer-makers, or sample the hot authentic street food whilst being entertained by local musicians.
The artisan traders will have been busy, baking, brewing, preparing, making, capturing (pictures that is!), designing, distilling, sewing, stitching, stirring, cooking, sourcing, painting, growing and constructing.
All the very finest, exquisite craftsmen and craftswomen, many local to Ashbourne, talented, award winning, passionate, knowledgeable, creative and wonderful artisan market traders bringing a whole array of mouth watering, quirky, unusual, design led, aromatic, tasty, curious, gorgeous, distinctive, original, beautiful, useful, hand crafted, locally sourced, inspiring, seasonal, tempting, fresh, delicious, bespoke, interesting, must have goodies.