Best Things to Do in London at Christmas

Best Things to Do in London at Christmas


No matter where you are, there is something pretty magical about Christmas. However, things seem to get even better when you head into some of the bigger cities such as London. Not only are there plenty of shops, stalls and festive charm for you to enjoy, but London is also a great place to take in some fascinating Christmas lights. 

If you are looking to get into the Christmas mood and need a little inspiration, then you are going to want to head to London. To inspire you, we have put together some of the best things to do in London this Christmas. 

Winter Wonderland

The main festive attraction for Christmas in London has to be Winter Wonderland. Found at Hyde Park, one step through the gates and you will be transported into a fascinating winter world. With fairground rides, shopping opportunities and plenty of food and drink, this really is a great place to get into the mood for Christmas. 

Go Ice Skating at The Natural History Museum

Every winter, the outside of The Natural History Museum becomes an outdoor ice skating rink and is a huge attraction to so many families visiting the area. Ideal for those who like to strap their skates on and get going, the only thing to remember is that this rink can get busy, especially during peak skating times. 

Visit the Trafalgar Square Tree

You are going to see plenty of Christmas trees dotted around the capital during Christmas, but if you want to see one of the most amazing trees out there, then you are going to want to visit Trafalgar Square. Not only is the square a great place to get some fresh air amongst the hustle and bustle of London, but during the festive season there are also plenty of people singing carols in the square too. 

Watch a classic film on the Southbank

Who doesn’t love snuggling up in front of a good movie? Why not visit a cinema with a difference and book in to the Winter Pop-Up Cinema in London. Located within the Circus Bar on the Southbank, not only does this cinema s how a number of classics such as Home Alone and The Muppet Christmas Carol, but it also has a number of free movies that you can watch too including Frozen and the Jungle Book for the kids too.

There are so many things to do in London all year round, but there truly is something amazing about being there during the festive season. Even if it is just to take advantage of some of the amazing shopping opportunities that London has to offer. 

Want to take in the lights when they look their best? Why not take a look at The Classic Tour Christmas Lights Tour, travelling around some of the most illuminated spots in London, you will feel festive in no time at all. 


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