This year, experience Christmas in London with the return of festive favourite light displays, from classic light shows to twinkling Christmas illuminations for a memorable holiday. Here’s your guide to unmissable festive family fun in the city:
Christmas Lights at Kew Gardens
Be part of a botanic world brimming with festive cheer at Kew Gardens. Head start your Christmas celebration as you discover glittering light tunnels, trees dappled in jewel-like festive colour and mesmerising lakeside reflections. Take some time to gaze at the beauty of the fire garden with its flickering flames and of course, meet Father Christmas as you stroll beneath the larger-than-life illuminations. Treat yourself to delicious festive delights and spiced warming drinks as you explore an array of amazing independent street food vendors here. Running daily until 7th January’24, make sure to add this gem to your list for a great experience.
Covent Garden Christmas Village
A Christmas celebration in London is not complete without a glimpse of the Covent Garden Christmas tree and decor! Set right in the centre of the piazza, the iconic tree and the market decorations boast huge mistletoes and sparkling mirror balls creating a majestic view to behold. While you soak in the vibrant festive vibes, explore the luxurious retail stores here and reward yourself with some mulled wine!
Book your stay at the boutique Park Grand London Hotel and have a pleasurable experience with impeccable amenities and some of the best London locations at your doorstep. At Covent Garden during Christmas, you’ll find several pop-up food stalls and festive Thursdays throughout December, with live performances, happy hours, late-night shopping and more.
Regent Street Christmas Lights
For a time longer than one could remember, Regent Street has been renowned for its ‘angels’ lights display in London. It is also the first location in the city to boast Christmas lights and celebrate its remarkable history, right in the heart of the city. This year, with your stay at an exquisite hotel near Hyde Park London, experience a seamless blend of British craftsmanship and design that brings forth ‘The Spirit of Christmas’ theme for you. Plan your visit to Regent Street and explore world-renowned retailers, restaurants and more under a charming canopy of lights. Also, this year, the neighbouring St. James Market Glasshouse Street and Piccadilly will be lit up with their own Christmas displays that you can explore.
Trafalgar Square Christmas Lights and Christmas Tree
Find the most iconic Christmas tree in London in Trafalgar Square, which is also a gift from Norway as a sign of gratitude for help in World War II. You’ll see the illuminated tree dominating the Westminster skyline and a special tree-lighting ceremony that takes place on the first Thursday in December, every year. Add to your day with a quintessentially British Park Grand Lancaster Gate afternoon tea and discover the legendary Trafalgar Square Christmas tree accessible 24 hours a day, until 6th January’24! Be it any time of the day you plan to visit, you’ll find it adorned with hundreds of lit bulbs and a cheerful vibe to enjoy!
Bond Street Christmas Lights
Running just parallel to Piccadilly, you can also explore London’s Bond Street this Christmas. It is undoubtedly, one of the best luxury shopping and Christmas lights destinations in central London. Known for its exclusive boutique shops, worth-watching window displays, immersive art galleries and premium jewellery stores, there’s so much for people of all ages at Bond Street.
So, plan your visit as some of the most exciting Christmas displays in London await you and your loved ones this festive season!