Feeling festive after 50: 5 fun things to do this Christmas in London
Posted on: 06 November 2018 by Amy Smith Brown
Christmas time in London can be a spectacular time of year, especially if you fancy heading out to take is some amazing Christmas events that only London can offer!
Let's take a look at five top places to visit over Christmas this year for a truly fun and festive day out:
1: Christmas in Leicester Square
Situated in the heart of Leicester Square, Christmas in Leicester Square features a complete transformation of the area into a festive wonderland full of attractions such as Christmas markets, festive food and drink vendors, a fantastic Santa's Grotto where you can take the kids to meet the man himself. There are too many shows to mention here, but there is sure to be something for everyone!
2: Visit Winter Wonderland
Winter Wonderland is set up each year in Hyde Park and welcomes families to festive treats such as funfair rides, Christmas stalls, festive shows for all ages, ice-skating, and lots of music.
3: Crazy golf venues in North London
Set within the comfortable surroundings of the Victoria Tavern, you can enjoy the wonderful hospitality of the tavern while enjoying a game of crazy-golf, as well as a whole floor dedicated to arcade games activities.
If you fancy some vintage fun, then head over to Winterville for a game of Plonk! Golf set within a converted Dodgems track. The crazy-golf course is situated within a fantastic vintage styled theme park that really sets the scene for some Christmas fun!
4: Take in the Christmas lights
London really pulls out all the stops when it comes to decorating the streets with Christmas lights. Wander around Oxford Street, Covent Garden and Regent Street to see the best light displays on show.
5: Visit Hogwarts
What is Christmas without a bit of Harry Potter? Visit the Warner Brothers Studio Tour this Christmas to see plenty of props and sets from the film series, as well as learn a few secrets. At Christmas, Hogwarts castle is decorated with snow and is dressed up to mimic the actual festive scenes from the films.