Places of Ice Rinks to visit in London

Magical Ice Rinks in London 2021

Find your top ice rink spots in London this year. Whether you love viewing the magnificent ice rinks around London or even love to try. Regardless of your skills in ice skating, the fun you can have this winter with your friends and family at some of these enchanting ice rinks around London is exquisite.

In this blog post, I've rounded up some of my favourite and top spots to ice skate around London. You can always look forward to and explore them when it's the winter holidays. Also, I've managed to put together a few vlogs to see for yourself and hope you all enjoy it.

Vlog of Canary Wharf Ice Rink here

National History Museum 22nd October 2021

The Natural History Museum is the most enchanting ice rink with rows of trees dripping with fairy lights and a majestic Christmas tree in the middle of the ice. It's become a London Christmas classic. This year will be the last ever Ice rink at National History Museum.

Stunning Xmas tree in the middle of NHM Ice Rink.
Capturing the National History Museum view

Somerset House - Nov 17th

During the winter period, Somerset House's grand 18th-century courtyard turn has the most stunning setting for an ice rink. The 900-square-metre outdoor rink is the definition of festive fun. Opening from 19th November 2021, you can skate at one of the historic buildings.

Somerset House Ice Skate
Somerset House Ice Rink

Canary Wharf Ice Rink - 25th October

The ice rink at Canary Wharf is back once again. The 80-metre long rink is open for four months, plenty of time to get your skates on and there’s a dedicated children’s rink for those who bring along their kids here.

Canary Wharf Ice Rink
Canary Wharf Ice Rink settings

Winter Wonderland Ice Skating - 19th November 2021

The Winter Wonderland ice rink, the biggest outdoor rink in the UK, surrounds the Victorian bandstand and is illuminated with more than 100,000 lights.

Skating on the ice at Winter Wonderland

You can find many other places this year such as:

  • Alexandra Palace - Open Now
  • Queen's House - November 18th
  • Hampton Court Palace - Nov 19th

Hope you enjoyed my blog post and have an idea, where to explore ice rinks around London this year.

Have you been or skated in any of these ice rinks yet? I'd love to hear about your experiences.

Adil Musa

Adil Musa
Adil Musa

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  1. obyakhigbe
    21/12/2017 / 3:19 PM

    Wow! I live in London and I haven’t experienced the beauty of these rinks. They look magical. Thanks for sharing this.

    • Adil
      21/12/2017 / 3:37 PM

      Much appreciated! Yeah the History Meseum is my personal favourite, truly stunning!

      • obyakhigbe
        21/12/2017 / 3:45 PM

        I will sure check it out!

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