Where to go Ice Skating in London For Christmas

Where to go Ice Skating in London For Christmas

Magical Ice Rinks in London

Find your top ice rink spots in London. Whether you love viewing the magnificent ice rinks around London or even love to try. Regardless of your skills of 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.

National History Museum

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, the rink provides the usual festive fun with the chocolate goodness of Hotel Chocolat serving hot chocolates.

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

Somerset House

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.

Somerset House Ice Skate
Somerset House Ice Rink

Canary Wharf Ice Rink

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

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

Skating on ice at Winter Wonderland

Covent Garden Tiffany’s Ice Rink

This year Covent Garden has its very own ice rink and it looks pretty special. Tiffany’s have decided to throw a display to promote their new perfume and the best part is it’s FREE! to skate.


Camden Market Ice Rink

It seems like the ice rink is the real deal this year, as more seem to be opening, with this ice rink being newly opened in the middle of the market. illuminated by fairy lights and antique chandeliers.

The Queen’s House, Greenwich

For the first time, Greenwich opened up their very own ice rink. if you live or are nearby greenwich park you can have skate till 12th Jan 2020.

Hope you enjoyed my blog post and have the idea to explore so many ice rinks around London.

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


Adil Musa



  1. 21st December 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
      21st December 2017 / 3:37 pm

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

      • 21st December 2017 / 3:45 pm

        I will sure check it out!

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