Top 5 Things to do in London at Christmas

Posted on December 04 2019

Top 5 Things to do in London at Christmas

What better place to be than London Town during the festive season! Twinkling lights, Christmas trees and festive treats galore; you can guarantee an insta-ready pic in all 5 of these super Christmassy locations.

Oxford Street Lights

First up, if you’re looking for a festive evening without a big budget, then we have the perfect idea. The famous Oxford Street lights are must-see if you are visiting London over Christmas. This year, Oxford Street has lit it up the eco-way with their energy saving lights. For the perfect pic there’s even a pathway down the centre of the street to get all those twinkling lights in.

 London's Best Christmas Trees

What makes you feel more warm and fuzzy inside than a twinkling Christmas tree in December? If you’re looking for some tree inspo, then London is the place to be. Our must-visit trees include Covent Garden, Trafalgar Square and Somerset House. You’ll be dazzled by the gorge baubles and festive lights, simply stand and admire!

Ice Skating

Now this place is insta-worthy. Grab your bobble hat and gloves, and get down to Somerset House for the ultimate skating session. The beautiful tree is decked with all things glitzy making this venue extra special. Set in the beautiful fountain court which is transformed into a winter oasis during the festive season, this place is the perfect fun outing with all your friends.

Christmas Markets

What’s more Christmassy than a traditional Christmas market? Whether you're going on a first date, fun with your friends or a cute family trip; strolling around a Christmas market is as festive as it gets. Mince pies, mulled hot drinks and chocolate crepe’s galore, you’re sure to find a sweet treat at some of the London Christmas Market locations. Check out South Bank and Leicester Square for ultimate cute vibes.

 Winter Wonderland

If you’re ready to dance in your puffer coats to Mariah Carey, with a chocolate waffle in one hand and an enormous cuddly snow man in the other, then Winter Wonderland is the place to be. Hyde Park Winter Wonderland is one of London’s top Christmas locations. Full of yummy food, cute trinkets and fun rides this place is suited for everyone. You can’t not fall in love with the German themed Bavarian Village, where the fun continues to 10pm! The market stalls sell hand crafted goods, perfect for Christmas shopping for loved ones and the you'll find your fave festive treats with the many food stalls!