The winter period is quickly drawing closer, and as Halloween and bonfire night come and go, the christmas lights begin to appear along the streets and the carollers can be heard across the city. If you’re planning on spending christmas in London, you’ll be in for a treat as the Christmas lights become one to remember. The city becomes a magical place over the christmas period and there is of course plenty of entertainment and events to explore during your stay at the Park Grand Central Hotel London. With so much on offer across the city in the winter, London should be on your christmas wishlist.
Winter Wonderland is one of the most popular winter destinations in London. Based in the beautiful Hyde Park, Winter Wonderland has fast become one of the most prized festivals in the city. Consisting of street markets, festive food eateries and beautiful bars, Winter Wonderland is fun for all the family. Whether you’re looking to ice skate, visit Santa’s Grotto or enjoy a drink in the world famous ice bar, Winter Wonderland has it all and then some.
Somerset House Ice Rink
Somerset House becomes the stomping ground for some of the best December experiences in the festive month. Whether you’re looking for a killer DJ set, a beautiful light show or just want to have ice skating with the family, the Somerset House courtyard plays host to the most beautiful ice rink, festooned with beautiful light shows and some of the best DJ’s in the city.
Visiting London’s Christmas Markets
London is historically known for its abundance of markets. As one of the most beautiful cities in the world, it’s markets are even more beautiful, and when the christmas period comes around you can be sure to find a range of seasonal treats, gift ideas and cuisines. Whether you’re visiting the Borough Food Market or Broadway Market in London Fields, you’ll no doubt find some of the best food in city during christmas.
Whether you’re at the South Bank Centre or simply watching a street performer, there is plenty of entertainment around the christmas period for you to enjoy. With one of the best theatre and arts scenes in the world, London is well known for having greta christmas shows.
There are plenty of pantomimes around London during christmas. If you’re looking for a great day out for all the family, a traditional pantomime in one of the many city boroughs will no doubt have the whole family laughing.
The National Theatre on the South Bank is well known for its christmas shows. With classics such as Treasure Island and Peter Pan becoming London family theatre favourites. There’s nothing quite like seeing the glittering christmas lights of the Thames from the terrace of the National Theatre.
Whether you’re at the Royal Opera House or you’re enjoying a show at Sadlers Wells, why not enjoy December in style with one of the many ballets and dance shows going on across the city. From contemporary to classical, you’ll find something to keep you toe tapping all night long.