Things To Do For Christmas in London

The most wonderful time of the year is on the way and why not get into the festive spirit with Clayton Hotel City of London, in the centre of London. There are lots of things to do for everyone if it’s a couple getaway or a family break, there is the Christmas markets, great cocktail bars and food spots, ice skating rinks in central London to Christmas at Kew Gardens and Winter Wonderland, there are dozens of magical things to do at Christmas in London.

Kew Gardens

Christmas at Kew Gardens is definitely one of the most magical experiences you can delight your family or significant other during the most wonderful time of the year! Framed by glittering spiral trees, dynamic laser projections will illuminate the Temperate House. Also, walk amongst immersive vines with changing ribbons of light and stroll around the branches where mysterious fairy-fire know as Will-o the Wisp softly glows.

Christmas Shopping Hotspots

Give yourself enough time to prepare for the festive season, and shop to you drop in some of London’s fantastic shopping locations. It is one of the most valuable Christmas activities. Discover a selection of shops only 15 minutes by tube from the hotel at Westfield Stratford City, 20 minutes by tube in Oxford Street and 30 minutes by the tube in luxury Knightsbridge.

Covent Garden

This is a Christmas activity in London you do not want to miss out on discover the Jubilee and Apple Market in Central London! Stunning festive decorations, Christmas tree, hand-crafted gifts, designer shops, and luxury bakeries create unforgettable and truly magical Christmas experience. The market offers home accessories, fashion jewelry, leather, and a lot of other trendy goods.

Winter Wonderland

Enjoy free entry and explore one of the biggest Christmas events in London starting with Winter Wonderland ice skating, circus shows, an observation wheel, and a huge Christmas Market to the festive food and beverages or creating your very own ice sculpture at the Ice Sculpting workshops. This magical Christmas wonderland is located near many hotels in London, making it easy and convenient to organise the perfect Christmas outing in London.

Winter Wonderland will return to celebrate the festive season in 2021.

Oxford Street Christmas

Nothing signifies the Christmas atmosphere in London more than the sparkle of magical Christmas lights in Oxford Street. Enjoy the festive stroll in the iconic shopping streets and admire the festive seasonal window displays.

Natural History Museum skating

Embrace the Christmas atmosphere at the Natural History Museum Ice Skating Rink one of the most spectacular spots in London. Let yourself feel the Christmas atmosphere skating in the festive surroundings whether you are just a beginner or expert. Bring your friends or family and enjoy the festive time together.

London New Year’s Eve fireworks 2020

Looking for a destination for a New Year’s Eve to remember? Taking place along the River Thames in London it is going to be one of the most memorable festive experiences that you have ever had, so make sure you see the London New Year’s Eve fireworks at least once in your life!

Discover London this Christmas and make your stay extra special with a night or two at Clayton Hotel City of London.

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