Within the end of October many of London’s ice rinks will open. The capital’s outdoor ice rinks are the perfect pre-Christmas activity for a night out or during the holidays. Here are London’s Best Ice Rinks for Winter 2015/2016, with the earliest opening already this October.
Wether you live in London or are visiting during the winter months, a visit to one of the capitals ice rink is a must! A skating session is the perfect activity for a family day out with penguin aid and aprés skate hot chocolate to follow – and equally perfect as the most romantic date night, hand in hand under the fairy lid Winter night.
Natural History Museum Ice Rink, from Thursday October 29 2015 to Sunday January 3 2016
Our favourite, perhaps London’s most enchanting ice rink, Natural History Museum has this year partnered with Swarovski, to add a special sparkle to its Christmas ice rink. Swarovski will decorate the famous 40ft Christmas tree, situated in the centre of the ice rink, with thousands of its crystal ornaments and signature blue boxes. The look will be finished off with 80,000 fairy lights. Magical skating awaits. Children tickets are £8.80 and family from £39.60. Find more information via nhm.ac.uk
Canary Wharf Ice Rink, from Friday November 20 2015 to Sunday January 3 2016
Skate between the towering skyscrapers of London’s new financial district on the Thames. Children tickets £9.95 (4 to 12 years) and family tickets from £41.95 available at icerinkcanarywharf.co.uk
Wembley Park Ice Skating, from Friday 20 November 2015 to Sunday January 3 2016
The 600sqm ice rink sits next to the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium connected by EE and adjacent to London Designer Outlet. you’ll find a weekend food market alongside a vintage family fairground rides as well as aprés skate treats at the Alpine Café. Skating sessions starts from £5.50 for children and £7 for adults. Tickets are on sale now, through iceskatingatwembleypark.co.uk
Somerset House Ice Rink, from Wednesday November 18 2015 to Sunday January 10 2016
The grand 18th-century courtyard at Somerset House is probably the most stunning ice rink this winter. Rinkside you’ll find Fortnum’s Lodge, the perfect place to enjoy aprés-skate with friends, family or your loved one. Somerset is popular – pre booking is recommended. Tickets from £7.50. Book online at somersethouse.org.uk
Become the next Sonja Henie, get your skates on! x