Christmas in London

Red bauble at ChristmasIt’s the most wonderful time of the year, and what better place to enjoy the festivities than in the bustling hub of the nation’s capital?

Here at The Brewery, our love of London lasts all year through, but when it comes to festive fun, you are spoilt for choice.

We’ve compiled a list of our favourite seasonal activities to help you make the absolute most of what the capital has to offer this Christmas.

Winter Wonderland

Get wrapped up and head to Hyde Park for a true festive spectacular. Opening on 21st November, this year’s event is brimming with new attractions for the whole family including:

The world’s tallest Observation Wheel

‘A Christmas Carol’ theme at the Magical Ice Kingdom

Seasonal ride pass

Paddington on ice

New comics at the Winter Wonderland Comedy Club

Showcase your skating skills on the UK’s largest open-air ice rink and enjoy a leisurely visit by day.  Watch Hyde Park transform by night into a glittering spectacle, the perfect setting for sipping on festive drinks and enjoying the atmosphere with friends.

Find out more and book attraction tickets here.

Christmas shopping

Christmas in London wouldn’t be complete without a visit to one of the many department stores the city has to offer.

The festively decorated shop windows of Harrods, Selfridges and Fortnum & Mason look Christmas card perfect, while many have delightful Santa’s grottos inside them, making them well worth a festive visit.

You never know, you may even spot that perfect piece of clothing to show off on Christmas Day or to make an entrance with on New Year’s Eve.

Syon Park’s Enchanted Woodland 2019

What could make for a more romantic festive experience than a visit to this year’s winter Enchanted Woodland event at Syon Park?

Now in its 14th year, enjoy a truly magical spectacle as the woodland surrounding the West London manor house is transformed by light.

Witness lasers, strobe and flood lights in a rainbow of colours illuminating the historic arboretum, enjoy the mile-long romantic trail and visit the picturesque ornamental lake.

Christmas in London surrounded by splashes of mesmerising colourful light – perfect.

Christmas markets

If you’re a sucker for a mince pie and swig of mulled wine, a visit to London’s Christmas markets are an absolute must.

The capital boasts an array of pop up festive markets that guarantee an enjoyable wintry experience. Grab those gloves, your favourite Christmas jumper and enjoy Christmas in London – market style and visit:

Leicester Square

Kingston Christmas Market

Hampstead Village Christmas Fair

Belgravia Christmas Sunday (December 1st only)

Southbank Centre’s Winter Market

Get your skates on

Re-enact your favourite festive movie scene and take to London’s jaw dropping ice rinks this season. Christmas in London wouldn’t be complete without getting your skates on and attempting your best figure skating moves.

There are a host of pretty pop up ice rinks at locations across the city, including:

The Natural History Museum

Canary Wharf

Somerset House

Hampton Court Palace

Many venues are open from October through to February, so you’ll have plenty of time to practice your pirouettes!

Enchanted Eltham 2019
Be truly bewildered by the winter lights trail at this year’s Enchanted Eltham Palace. The exquisite grounds will be transformed into a true spectacle, with the beautiful grounds lit with thousands of stunning fairy lights.

Enjoy a delicious festive hot chocolate or mulled wine and watch in awe at the light spectacular this Christmas.

Christmas parties at The Brewery

If you are keen to head to London and host your own 2020 Christmas celebration, contact The Brewery today.

Our team of experts create a unique themed event each year, from Golden Palm Las Vegas to this year’s Goodnight Cabaret theme, each Christmas is nothing short of spectacular. With six event spaces, a delicious selection of food and delicious drinks, we’ll help you mark Christmas 2020 in true style. Click here to make a booking.