Ice Rinks in London

Ice Rinks in London

Ice Rinks

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 during this winter with your friends and family at some of these enchanting ice rinks around London.

I’ve rounded up my favourite’s spots around London.

National History Museum

Natural History Museum the most enchanting ice rink with a row 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 turns has the most stunning settings for an ice rink. The 900-square-metre outdoor rink is the definition of festive fun.

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.

Much improved looking Canary Wharf Ice Rink

Winter Wonderland Ice Skating

The Winter Wonderland’s 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


Festive playground Winterville is back this year, swapping Victoria Park for Clapham Common for more dancing, eating, laughing, drinking and ice skating. Expect comedy, club nights, cabaret and live music as well as Christmas markets and ace food from Street Feast.

Winterville have their skates on

Hope you enjoyed my blog post and now have idea’s to explore many ice rinks around London.

Have you been or skated in any of these ice rinks yet? Love to hear your experiences.


Adil Musa

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  1. 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!

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