At last, it’s that time of the year, Christmas is nearly here! You may feel overwhelmed with the X-mas spirit, but this is just the beginning. Don’t try to fight it, just embrace it.
Below are 10 magical Christmas activities that you should try.
London is one of the finest places to be at Christmas and we should feel blessed.
1.A casual evening stroll can be transformed to a lifetime experience if you explore London Regent Street, Oxford Street, Canary Wharf, Carnaby, Bond Street and Trafalgar Square. Here are located some of the capital’s most iconic shops, from Selfridges and Hamleys to John Lewis and Liberty. The stunning lights, the Christmas decorations in addition to the number of people shopping and having fun is astonishing, it’s like Christmas in a nutshell.If you are looking for an alternative Christmas atmosphere, check out the Christmas lights at Carnaby Street.
2.Visit Warner Bros Studio, which is decked out for Christmas with Hogwarts in the Snow. Don’t forget to take the kids (unless if you are a big kid yourself).
3.Meet Santa Claus. He is busy at this time of year, but he will make time for you.
(locations: Rainforest Cafe, Royal Albert Hall, ZSL London Zoo, WT London Wetland Centre and Museum of London.)
4.Experience Christmas decorations as it would have been in Victorian times at Kensington Palace.
5.Go ice skating in London.
(Locations: Natural History Museum, Hampton Court Palace, Somerset House and Canary Wharf.)
6.Sing along with Christmas carols and join hundreds of wannabe singers around Trafalgar Square’s world-famous Christmas tree or be part of traditional Christmas carols at the historic St Paul’s Cathedral.
7.Hyde Park’s Winter Wonderland. (Really no explanation needed for this one!)
8.Wander along a mile-long, twinkling trail past singing trees, a flickering Fire Garden, kaleidoscopic projections and giant flora-inspired lights beautiful botanical gardens during Christmas at Kew. The Christmas decorations are just stunning!
9. London hosts some the finest Christmas shows worldwide, this stands especially true at Christmas. For example, enjoy the stunning performance of over 100 dancers and musicians bringing The Nutcracker to life or witness Rhys Ifans transforms into Scrooge for A Christmas Carol at The Old Vic.
Fun Fact: Oxford Street is the longest high street in Europe hosting 67 flagship stores. And that is just one London street…
But more importantly, remember to spend as much time as you can with your loved ones.
Create memories and don’t forget to have as much fun as possible.
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