Why you should visit London near Christmas Time


When Christmas turns around the corner, London begins to dazzle with lights and decorations. Oxford Street, not far from the Park Grand London Hounslow, is the ideal spot to take in the festive spirit during the winter season. Christmas switch onstake place throughout London, most notably in Carnaby Street, Duke of York Square, Regents Street, and of course – Oxford Street. All these areas have already been lit up early November – which means you’ll be treated to the same visual spectacle even if you don’t exactly arrive right near Christmas.

216453922Besides, the magical Winder Wonderland opens during the Winter, attracting thousands of tourists daily. Here guests will delight in a range of attractions, all within Hyde Park. A Ferris wheel, a circus, and boutique shops are featured inside the venue. Ice skating rinks are also accessible, with one found just outside the National History Museum – making it highly convenient.

Sales are at their full plomp during Christmas time, and naturally there’s no better time to visit the capital if you want to do some shopping. Whether it be for winter clothing, niche items, or else – you’ll find a lot of everything you desire at discount rates.

Plus, there are a lot of Christmas family activities available in London. From plays to Santa meetings, you have a lot of choices. Have a Victorian Christmas by visiting Kensington Palace, and relive the experience of living in the days of Queen Victoria. Victorian themed restaurants and activities fill the venue.

A great theatre show to watch with family, under the theme of Christmas, is The Snowman at the Peacock Theatre. The story is based on a snowman who comes to life – it’s perfect for young children who love magical adventures, and it’s the perfect introduction to theatre. It’s light hearted, fun, and is shown at the Peacock Theatre.

Father Christmas will be visiting numerous stores in London this season. The stores where he’s expected are: Lapland UK, Harrods, Hamleys, and BatterseaPark Children’s zoo. So be sure to visiting one of these locations if you’re visiting with family. Hamley’s is the most convenient one to get to if you’re around Oxford Street – and is a favourite for children’s toys. With the sales this Christmas, you can pick out some great presents for your family, or to bring back home to your loved ones. Visit London this Christmas to have a festive time!