The festive season is upon us, and we want to help you make it as special as possible, creating new memories for the new year! There are so many gems in London that you might not have thought of doing. Here is a list of activities and attractions you can add to your to-do list for Christmas.
London Eye - Book here
Starting off strong with a classic, when you think of London's skyline, The London Eye is one of the standouts. Being the world's tallest wheel, you can experience London like never before with 360-degree views! The ride usually lasts 30 minutes. You can either take in the amazing views on its own or add a champagne experience, toasting to Christmas. You can even book a private pod for family and friends, enjoying Hotel Chocolat truffles and complimentary drinks, which is definitely an eye-deal' for celebrating.
See London By Night - Book here
You've seen London in the daytime, but what about at night? A perfect way to end your day, especially with the magical Christmas lights lighting up the city. Take a trip around London, making stops at famous landmarks such as Tower Bridge, Big Ben, London Eye, Harrods, and many more along the way.
Skate West End - Book here
Glide your way into Christmas! Here's your chance to ice skate in the new ice rink with historic surroundings. This activity is perfect for everyone, whether it's a romantic date night, an activity for after work, or a family outing. Even if you're not so keen on ice-skating, you can enjoy your favourite festive drink at the seasonal bar. And in the spirit of Christmas, 1 from every ticket is donated directly to Great Ormond Street Hospital Charity.
Shrek's Adventure - Book here
In a land Far Far away, there was London's only fairy-tale walk-through experience! Shrek Adventure is here to bring out your adventurous side this Christmas, with a 4D flying experience, live magical themed shows, interactions with your favourite characters, collecting each ingredient to guide you to the swamp king Shrek to make it home safely. There may even be waffles...
Warner Bros. Studio Tour - Book here
Calling all Potterheads, it's time to head to Platform 9 and jump on the Hogwarts Express! While you are in London, why not enter the world of magic and take a trip to the Warner Bros. Studio? In this tour, you can get insights into the making of the famous Harry Potter series, including sets, props, costumes, making of the special effects and creator effects and many more. With many packages, including the deluxe tour, souvenir gift ticket, as well as the studio tour, not only would this be a great outing for you and your family, but a perfect gift this Christmas for Hogwarts fans.
Up at The O2 - Book here
Love a bit of adrenaline? Want a more adventurous activity? What about climbing the roof of the famous O2? Enjoy interesting facts from your climb guide and amazing views of London 52 metres above ground level with either the daytime climb, sunset climb, twilight climb, or celebration climb with a glass of bubbly on the roof. Approximately 90 minutes of stunning views and an experience to remember forever, Up at The O2 could be a perfect way to end your time in London. Make sure to wrap up warm!