Things To Do In London This Christmas


We’ve put together a list of the best activities in London this Christmas:

1. Visit one of London’s famous Christmas Markets

Discover bespoke gifts, Christmas festivities, magical live entertainment and delicious street food at The Southbank Centre Winter Market. Moments from the London Eye and Big Ben, the sights of central London are the backdrop for this Christmassy shopping wonderland.

Nearest tube station: Waterloo

2. Hogwarts in the Snow

This winter, see the iconic Harry Potter film sets transformed into winter wonderlands in a walking tour of Warner Bros. Studio in London, during their festive feature: Hogwarts in the Snow. Think special effects, twinkling snow and new for 2021, the Forbidden Forest has had an icy makeover.

Nearest station: Watford Junction, via London Euston

3. Wander under the famous Carnaby Street Christmas lights

As well as the boutiques along Carnaby Street featuring the most incredible store-front displays, each year a dazzling themed display of lights and decorations adorns the street. This year, as of the 4th November, over 600 sparkling 3D and 2D butterflies will feature through the streets of Carnaby, as a part of this year’s theme: Carnaby Christmas Kaleidoscope.

Nearest tube station: Oxford Circus

4. Take part in the Royal Albert Hall Christmas Festival

The Royal Albert Hall has been celebrating Christmas in London for 150 years. This year’s programme is full of heart-warming live events from our Christmas carols to traditional concerts, jazz, classic ballet - there’s something for all of the family. 

Nearest tube station: High Street Kensington

5. Browse decadent gifts and decor in Fortnum & Mason

Christmas shopping in London is infamous, stores feature mesmerising window displays, are stocked full of Christmas gifts and party outfits. Situated on the famous Piccadilly, Fortnum & Mason offers an incredible Christmas experience, with grand displays and beautiful gifts. This year, the first floor is being transformed into a festive food hall. 

Nearest tube station: Piccadilly Circus 

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