Skate into the festive season at these great Ice Skating rinks in London

November means hot chocolates, evening walks, Christmas lights and of course ice skating! There are so many wonderful places around London where you can get your skates on and enjoy the day, whether its with family, friends or work colleagues, ice skating is such a fun activity to get you feeling festive!



Glide at Battersea Power Station


Glide is London’s brand new and only riverside ice rink, located at the fabulous newly renovated Battersea Power Station! From the team who brought you the Natural History Museum Ice Rink and Hyde Park Winter Wonderland, it is set to be the number one must-do activity this winter. Open now, seven days a week until Sunday 8th January 2023, enjoy spectacular views of the Thames as you spin around three interconnecting rinks surrounded by twinkling lights and a glistening 30ft Christmas tree.




Skate at Somerset House


One of the most popular ice rinks in London returns! A magnificent ice rink, now with bigger skate space, transforms the neoclassical courtyard into the essential winter destination, complete with a glorious 40ft Christmas tree, with specially curated decorations from Moët & Chandon, providing an all round magical experience! For the ultimate rink-side seat, enjoy champagne and cocktails in the Skate Lounge by Moët & Chandon, or grab a delicious hot chocolate over at the Hotel Chocolat chocmobile! Skate at Somerset House is open from 16th November until 15th January 2023.




Ice Rink at Winter Wonderland


London doesn’t get more festive than Winter Wonderland, it’s everyones favourite winter day out! With so much to do, see and of course eat, the ice rink is a must visit fan-favourite attraction, set around the charming Victorian bandstand in Hyde Park and beneath a canopy of twinkly lights, enjoy music by a live band whilst skating around, a truly Christmas wonderland! Open from 18th November until 2nd January 2023.




Ice Rink Canary Wharf


The ice rink at Canary Wharf returns! Skate beneath Canary Wharf’s twinkling skyline and treat yourself to one of London’s most captivating winter experiences, make a day out of your trip and visit the wide range of cafes, bars and restaurants on offer, as well as a year-round events programme, one of London’s biggest roof gardens and an award-winning, free-to-visit, public art collection! Open now until 25th February 2023.




Skylight Tobacco Dock Rooftop Ice Rink


Skylight Tobacco Dock is officially transformed into a frosty winter wonderland, complete with Europe’s only rooftop ice rink! Just imagine the city views in the evening, perfect for dates with friends or loved ones! After your skate session why not book an Igloo or Alpine Hut on the rooftop, cosy and heated complete with a delicious alpine themed street food menu, brand new winter cocktails and of course mulled wine! Open now until 30th December 2022.




Hampton Court Palace Ice Rink


Enjoy a unique skating experience as Hampton Court ice rink returns, take in the magnificent views of this beautiful Tudor palace as you glide around this stunning outdoor ice rink! Get together with family and friends for a historic winter day out, from a delicious selection of festive refreshments to packages for special occasions, it’s also the perfect setting to host your winter event, work get-together or group party. Opens 17th November until 8th January 2023.




Alexandra Palace Ice Rink


Open all year round, the Alexandra Palace ice skating rink is a family favourite! Set inside one of London’s most iconic landmarks, enjoy family ice skating, professional skating lessons, ice hockey and discos on ice every Friday and Saturday night. There’s plenty to do at ‘ally pally’ including a farmers market every Sunday, Go Ape, a Garden Centre and plenty of food and drink venues!









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