Things To Do and See in London over Christmas 2023
Posted on 10th November 2023 at 13:06
Embark on a festive journey through the heart of London as we unwrap the magic of the festive season. In this enchanting blog, we're your merry guides to the top things to do in the capital during Christmas. From dazzling light displays to charming markets and cosy winter wonderlands, join us as we explore the seasonal delights that make London come alive with Yuletide spirit. Get ready to immerse yourself in the glittering lights, festive traditions, and the unmistakable charm that makes Christmas in London truly unforgettable.
Let the festivities begin!
1. Winter Wonderland
Head to Hyde Park for the most magical winter destination, with rides, games, food, entertainment, ice skating and more.
Enter a world of fun with family- friendly performances, high- adrenaline rides, the newest street food in London, ice kingdoms & fire pit bars, there is guaranteed festive fun for everyone.
Make the most of your festive season at Winter Wonderland Hyde Park this winter. Please note tickets will need to be purchased in advance for this event.
2. West End Shows
London’s famous West End shows are world renowned. Whether you’re a local or in town for the festive season, a West End show is a brilliant way to spend an evening.
West End shows include book adaptations, re-telling’s of iconic stories, award- winning musicals and limited – time shows, you wouldn't want to miss this experience!
Please note tickets to these events will need to be purchased in advance.
3. Christmas Markets
Every winter, London fills up with unique Christmas markets, where you can enjoy mulled wine stalls, Christmas food and treats, Christmas songs and discover handcrafted festive presents.
If that wasn’t convincing enough- make your Christmas even more memorable with handknitted woollens, ceramics and furniture.
There are many unique Christmas markets all over London to discover while you are in town. We have made a list of our top 10!
4. Ice Skating
What’s a London Christmas without some ice skating rink’s?
London is full of iconic Ice skating rink’s located in beautiful locations. From the renowned Somerset House set in a neoclassic courtyard and a 40 ft Christmas tree and a live DJ to the Hamptons Court Palace ice rink, where you are able to skate around Henry VIII’s sixteenth century pad – these locations have huge Instagram content potential!
Click the link below for some of our top picks, including the freshly revamped Battersea power Station and Hyde Park Winter Wonderland’s ice skating rink!
5. Christmas Light Bike Tours
Immerse yourself with the magic of the Christmas season with an evening Christmas bike tour through London! You will see all of this city’s main attractions from Big Ben, House of Parliament, London Eye, Oxford and Regent Street’s fairy lights, Covent Garden’s Christmas market and Winter Wonderland in less than 3 hours!
There is also an option for a 90-minute Christmas lights bus tour with a local guide which will take your around the same areas while enjoying a panoramic view of the city. This is the perfect time to see London sparkling!
Our friendly reception team will be on hand to help with more Christmas recommendations as you explore the heart of London.
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