Take advantage of the capital’s magical festivities

We’re beginning to really feel very festive at Pai HQ. The halls are decked and the vacation tunes are on repeat.

London is such a jolly place to be for the vacations, and there are such a lot of festive happenings that it’s laborious to select just some. However right here goes – our prime 5 outings to get you within the spirit of the season.

Strolling in a Winter Wonderland

Christmas simply wouldn’t be the identical in London with out a stroll by way of Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park. And this yr’s celebration appears to be like larger and brighter than ever.

You’ll discover cute little picket cabins promoting warming Bavarian treats, glühwein (in fact) and arty makes. Plus there’s ice skating, festive fairground rides and grottos.

Not forgetting the long-lasting wheel the place you’ll be able to take time to chill out and luxuriate in some peace from above.

Skating on the Natural History Museum

Gliding (or sliding) alongside the capital’s most enchanting Christmas ice rink has develop into a little bit of a Christmas traditional. With the gorgeous backdrop of the Alfred Waterhouse buildings and the magnificent Christmas tree within the center, you’ll be able to’t assist however really feel filled with festive cheer.

Higher nonetheless, Lodge Chocolat can be serving up some luxurious scorching sweets this yr.

Escaping to an Alpine bar

Step into Archer Street Alpine bar and also you’ll quickly be transported to an Alpine ski lodge.

Cosy up subsequent to the fireplace, put your ft up on a fur-lined lounger and settle right down to a festive cocktail.

The Piste Bar is an ideal wintry escape. In addition to an ideal antidote to the frenzy of Christmas consumers, it’s additionally the following neatest thing to hitting the slopes for actual.

Silent Discoing on the Shard

When you’re seeking to blow off some steam, get your dancing footwear on and head to Silent Disco on the Top of the Shard.

It’s not solely one of the best view on the town (perfect for trying out the town’s beautiful array of lights), however you get to bounce your socks off to a selection of pop, rock or social gathering classics.

Meandering round Hampstead Heath

Blow away the cobwebs, pull in your boots and fill your lungs with some crisp air on a brisk stroll round Hampstead heath. Don’t overlook to climb up Parliament Hill, London’s highest level, for some breathtaking metropolis views.

To make it much more magical, you’ll want to refuel at a correct cosy Christmas pub like The Stag or The Holly Bush for a festive mulled wine, and a few compulsory canine recognizing.

 

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