Top Christmas Attractions in London
Christmas in London is most exciting time as the city acquires an unmatched glow during this festival. From the awe-inspiring aura of Hyde Park Winter Wonderland to ice skating at some of the best ice rinks in UK, London offers the most magical and memorable experience during the festival.
If you are planning to visit London during Christmas, then here are some of the events you can look forward to while your stay in the city. However, make sure you book an accommodation well in advance as the city overflows with visitors during that time of the year.
Winter Wonderland at Hyde Park
November 2013 - January 2014
This annual winter hinterland is among the best activities for you during your Christmas stay in London. A huge hit among families, this wonderland promises exciting activities coupled with exquisite food. Santa Land and the Christmas market are among the most visited sections of the wonderland. In addition to this, the newly-added Magical Ice Kingdom has added to the glamour of the event.
Skating at the Somerset House
November 2013 - January 2014
If ice-skating is in your mind, then there could be none better place than Somerset House for that. Considered the most glamorous ice-rink in the city, this outdoor rink is one of the major attractions for both locals and visitors alike. This 900 metre-square ice rink is one of the biggest in the city with a mind-sweeping backdrop.
Along with the rink, the House also boasts on-site club and bar serving winter-warmers. So, what are you waiting for? Book the tickets for the event and either glide to the tunes of Tchaikovsky or skate the way along with some of the biggest DJ numbers.
Christmas Carols at St Paul’s Cathedral
November - December 2013
Want to get into the real Christmassy feel! Visit St Paul’s Cathedral and attend the Christmas Carols there. Favoured by both young and old alike, these carols are the best way to celebrate the holy spirit of this festival. After you are done with this, head towards Madison’s rooftop bar and cafe and have some exquisite munchies with stunning views of Cathedral dome giving you company.
Mulled Wine and Cider at London Bars
The best way to keep you warm in the cold of the city is to visit the numerous bars and have a go at mulled wine, considered the classic winter warmer. The city abounds in various bars where you can enjoy the winter drinks, the most prominent ones being Freud Bar in Covent Garden, The Jam Tree in Chelsea and Casista in Shoreditch.
Ice Bar London
Your experience in the city will get even chillier with the Ice Bar. Venture into an environment where the walls, tables, chairs, bars and even your wine glass is made out of sculpted ice imported from the winter wonderland of Jukkasjarvi in Northern Sweden. In addition to this, ice sculpting classes are also given to interested candidates.
Belowzero restaurant at this icy-cold venue serves extremely delectable starters and desserts.
London winters are as alluring and attractive as its summers. With a range of exciting activities lined up, rest assured your time in the city will be full of memorable incidents and pleasure.
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