Christmas in London
London must be one of the best places in the world to celebrate Christmas. Thousands of small lights, and of course the huge Christmas tree at Trafalgar Square, literally make the city glow. Whether you decide to go Christmas shopping, take a trip to the London Christmas Markets, go skating on the ice rink or make a visit to Santa, amongst many other festive activities over Christmas, London makes it all possible.
Christmas shopping in London
When it comes to Christmas shopping, London is definitely one of the most popular places in the world, packed with gift solutions across a range of stores. Streets like Oxford and Regent Street are amongst the most popular places to go Christmas shopping in London and each year they fully decorate their shops with lights and all sorts of Christmas articles. The larger department stores such as Harrods take a different theme each year to surprise their customers. Besides the normal shops, during Christmas there are also Christmas markets in London. The stands are packed with unusual Christmas gifts, inviting shoppers to browse for a range of exclusive items and vintage goods. The 2010 Christmas markets can be found on Camden Lock and Carnaby Street.
Every winter ice rinks spring up all over London. Most of the ice rinks are open late and attract a lot of people. With dozens of rinks, children and adults can enjoy a spin on the ice in London. The ice-rinks in London are fabulous and offer you a unique ice skating experience in beautiful surroundings. Tickets can be bought at the rinks or online.
Children's Christmas Activities
Travelling with children? The city of London offers a wide amount of Christmas activities for children. Walk into one of the gigantic department stores and you will have the opportunity to meet Santa face to face. An alternative is visiting the Hampton Court and enjoy the Ghost tour. Fun for both children and adults is Christmas at Kew. Walk through the winter landscape and marvel at the beautiful decoration. Celebrate Christmas in one of our beautiful London apartments and enjoy the city at its best.
Sebastian – Marketing Team