Enjoy the perfect winter day out at Somerset House, with a stunning Edmond J. Safra Fountain courtyard as the backdrop to London’s most beautiful ice rink, where you can skate day or night with family and friends. This is possibly the most beautiful and romantic place to skate in all of London.
Somerset House, London WC2R 1LA
14 November 2018 – 13 January 2019
Tickets: From £11.00
Ice Rink Canary Wharf has returned to Canada Square Park for 15 magical weeks of ice skating beneath the twinkling lights. Open seven days a week, it’s the perfect place to enjoy one of London’s most loved winter traditions. We chose this one as it’s a really big space, less crowded than most and the older kids can pick up a bit more speed.
Canada Square Park, Canary Wharf, London, E14 5AB
Until February 2019
Tickets: From £10.95, £2.50 booking fee applies
Set against the backdrop of the Waterhouse building, the Ice Rink at the Natural History Museum is one of the most magical places to skate this winter. Get along for a skate with family and friends for the ultimate winter treat. This one is great for the smaller kids, easy to access and so so pretty!
The Natural History Museum, London SW7 5BD
25 October – 20 January
Adults from £12.65, children from £8.80
Prepare to be swept away by the seasonal atmosphere of Hampton Court Palace as the stunning ice rink returns for another year. We love this rink, it’s a great one for younger kids in a gorgeous setting, steeped in history.
Hampton Court Palace, Surrey KT8 9AU
23 November 2018 to 06 January 2019
Tickets: From £10.50
Another gorgeous historical setting at the Tower of London. You don’t just get to do it with the city’s most iconic historical landmark as a backdrop – you’re actually in it! We love this one and so do the kids.
The Tower of London Ice Rink, London EC3N 4AB
23rd November 2018 to 6th January 2019
Tickets: From £10.50
Enjoy ice skating all year round at one of London’s most iconic landmarks; the Alexandra Palace ice rink provides a stunning location for family ice skating. If you really want to impress you can take professional ice skating lessons.