With so many seasonal pop-ups and festive activities in London, we have hunted out the very best ‘not to miss’ events.
Have a read through of our top picks of things to do in London this Christmas, from Christmas lights to immersive experiences, hiding under the blanket is simply not an option. Here is your guide to making the most of London in December 2018.
London Zoo Light Trail
Lights rather than animals are the main attraction at this festive do at ZSL London Zoo. Whilst our furry friends snooze, thousands upon thousands of twinkly lights will ping into action, illuminating a one mile path. Marvel at the Light Vortex, contrasting coloured tunnels where fairytale meets fantasy and larger-than-life, illuminated animal sculptures stand tall shining against the night sky.and a canopy of 100,00 pea lights. A one-mile illuminated pathway winds its way through the Zoo in what is actually a magical after-dark experience
Prices from £16.50 and it opens daily at 4.45pm. More info and book here.
Coppa Club’s Riverside Igloos
They are back! Dinner in a dome and more cosy than ever with snug sheepskin rugs and fluffy blankets, festive snacks, and breeze-free dreamy views of the city skyline. This year they have partnered with Sipsmith to bring you a dedicated gin menu, including hot gin, yes, hot gin – google it! If you haven’t booked, fear not, daily walk-ins for chilly Londoners are available.
Location; Lower Thames St, EC3R 6AH More information by clicking here!
Carnaby Christmas Lights
The oh so fashionable Carnaby Street has the most distinctive lights in town. This year the theme is Queen to mark the realease of Bohemian Rhapsody. Freddy Mercurys lyrics shine bright in colourful neon above the street. “Is the the real life?” You may need to pinch yourself!
Location; Carnaby St, London
Skate at Somerset House.
Ice Skating In London over Christmas is always popular with the whole family. Get your skates on. Somerset House’s grand 18th-century courtyard is the stunning setting for an ice rink again this winter. No matter how unimpressive your skating skills a trip to this 900-square-metre outdoor rink will be the very definition of festive fun.
Take a stroll down the Christmas Arcade for a little piece of Piccadilly and visit the Fortnum’s Lodge for Mince Pies, Fondues for Two, Hot Chocolate, Champagne, and more.
Location: Somerset House. For bookings click here.
Backyard Cinema Presents: The Snowman™ Experience is a cinematic walk-through experience.
Explore real life sets and relive your childhood memories on an enchanting Christmas journey. Enjoy The Snowman™ in a whole new light as you travel through his magical world, bringing your favourite scenes to life, as if you had stepped into the film itself. It’s going be one for the whole family to enjoy and it’ll get you in the Christmas spirit like nothing else.
Location; Hyde Park, Winter Wonderland. For more information click here.
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