The seasonal differences in London are not as extreme as in other countries. Winter season roughly runs from November to February. Instead of staying inside your houses, go out and enjoy this season in a different way. There are plenty of things to do in London during the winter season. Here are some interesting places in our list. Try not to miss them!
Hyde Park Winter Wonderland
The Hyde Park Winter Wonderland hits top on our list. It is one of the best places that you can visit during the winter season. It includes winter markets, festive fairground rides, ice skating and much more. This place gets busy all the time (especially the ice rinks), so book your tickets in advance and enjoy the max.
Go on Ice Skating
The next comes in our list is Ice skating. Usually, the ice skating rinks open in December and January. They are beautifully decorated with lots of lights.
So lace up your skates and go on skating.
Here are some best places in London to go ice skating.
- Tower of London
- Somerset House
- The National History Museum
- Hyde Park
The Christmas tree at Trafalgar Square’s is a gift to the people of London from Oslo, Norway. The tree itself is 20m tall where the hydraulic crane is used to decorate it. This is one of the best tourist attraction venues in London since 1947. You can also listen to Carol Concerts which are held under the tree during December.
Rooftop Bars in London
Visiting a Rooftop bar sounds a little bit crazy but London has some amazing Rooftop Restaurants and Bars with different types of menus and themes especially during winter.
Top rooftop Restaurants and bars in London,
- Queen of Hoxton Winter Wigwam
- Hyatt Regency’s Churchill Bar and Terrace
- Skylounge at DoubleTree Hilton Tower of London
Christmas in Covent Garden
Covent Garden is famous for giant 22-foot silver reindeer. You can also pet a reindeer on weekends. There are so many things to do at Covent Garden, such as buying crafts and gifts at the market and visiting the top stores in the surrounding area.
A walk in the London’s Parks
A visit or a walk in the London’s Parks is one of the top things that you can do during winter. You can relax and feel refreshed in the winter air.
Hyde Park, St. James Park & Regents Park are some of the best parks that you can visit during winter. “A cup of hot chocolate would do justice during your walk”.
Go for Museums
For those who like to stay under a roof during winter, then going to a museum would be the best choice. There are a lot of museums in London which are beautiful as well as historical. And the best thing about it is that you can enter for free.
Popular museums in London
- The British Museum
- The National History Museum
- The Victoria & Albert Museum
- Museum of London
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