Christmas time in London can be especially exciting. The special and festive mood just spreads in the air as the streets come alive with festive lights, and carol concerts. Count yourself lucky if you happen to be in London during the festive time. There is so much to see and do here. You can just hop on an open bus tour and feast your eyes on all the celebrations in the city and the classic sights like the Tower of London, Piccadilly, Harrods, etc. Well, there is still a lot more to Christmas in London. Just explore the following ideas.
Christmas carols in Trafalgar Square
Trafalgar Square, London’s popular sightseeing destination gets abuzz with Christmas Carol services and singing. You will love those rousing seasonal tunes under the warm glow of 20 meter tall Christmas tree that is gifted by the people of Norway to London every year since 1947, in memory of Britain’s support to them during World War II. Be a part of this and historical gesture and enjoy your Christmas.
Christmas at Kew Gardens
Head straight for Kew Gardens, as it adorns a special festive feel this December and offers a guided Winter Walk to its visitors! Enjoy carousel rides on the Kew Palace lawn along with a Santa’s Grotto. Entry is free for kids and the adults pay £13.90 to get enter into the Kew Gardens. You will love those carousel rides, face-painting and a lot more fun. This is a great way to spend some quality time with your family and kids among all that hustle and bustle of Christmas. Get Kew’s unique family experience this year at Christmas.
Westfield Shopping Centre
Don’t miss London’s biggest shopping Centre, the Westfield Shopping Centre and one of its main attraction is the ice rink. This where you can spend some quality time while shopping for Xmas, what with those sales going on. This is one of the biggest department stores in London and if simply great for plenty of exciting Christmas shopping at some great rates. It is crammed with new shops and fashion boutiques. It is also referred to as one of the largest in Europe.
Christmas Carols by Candlelight
Enjoy Christmas carols by candlelight at St Martin-in-the Fields performed by the Vivamus Choir. The audience can participate and will love those seasonal readings. You get to hear the best selection of hymns and choral music and this is the best way to celebrate the start of the Advent season. The choir is well known for its remarkably broad repertoire and expressiveness of its performances.
There is plenty to do and see in London this festive season, once again and you are in for a swell time, whatever your age. The mood is set for the winters, with the mistletoe up and presents under the tree. Explore London if you want to add to your excitement beyond the usual turkey dinner. Start with the above attractions to make a good start.
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