There's nothing better in the Winter monrhs than going out and enjoying all the different things London has to offer. Here is a list of the top 10 things to do during the winter season.
1. Madame Tussauds
Address: Marylebone Road, Marylebone, London, NW1 5LR
Opening times: Mon – Fri: 9:30–17:30
Sat – Sun: 9:00–18:00
Journey time: 46 minutes
What can you do at Madame Tussauds?
Madame Tussauds is a wax museum in London. The wax art is of current celebrities in the media that are very realistic looking.
2. London Dungeon
Address: Riverside Building, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, Lambeth, London, SE1 7PB
Opening times: Sun – Wed & Fri: 10:00–17:00
Journey time: 51 minutes
What can you do at The London Dungeon?
The London Dungeon recreates various gory and macabre historical events in a humorous style. It uses a mixture of live actors, special effects and rides so everyone can enjoy.
3. Winter Wonderland
Address: Hyde Park, London, W2 2UH
Opening times: 21/11/19 – 5/1/20: 10:00–22:00
Price: Entry is free but there is a charge for attractions
Journey time: 53 minutes
What can you do at Winter Wonderland?
Winter Wonderland is a large annual Christmas event held in Hyde Park, London. It has thrilling fairground rides and ice skating to charming Christmas markets and family shows making it suitable for everyone.
4. Christmas Markets
Address: 5b Greenwich Market, Greenwich, London, SE10 9HZ
Opening times: Mon – Sun & Bank Holidays: 10:00–17:30
Journey time: 1 hours
What can you do at a Christmas Market?
Christmas markets are street market associated with the celebration of Christmas during the four weeks of Advent. There are many things you can buy there and you can also create small pieces of art as well.
5. Ice Skating
Address: Canada Square Park, Canary Wharf, London, E14 5AB
Opening times: Mon – Sun: 10:00–22:00
Price: Adult/Teen: £16.95
4 - 12 years: £10.95
Journey time: 33 minutes
What can you do at Ice Skating?
Grab a pair of skates and glide across ice at this beautiful rink for an hour. Ice skating is enjoyable for all ages and perfect for any type of outing.
6. Winter Lights Festival
Address: One Canada Square, 1 Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London, E14 5AB
Opening times: Mid–Late January 2020
Journey time: 35 minutes
What can you do at the winter lights festival?
The Winter Lights festival is an annual event in Canary Wharf to brighten the January Evening Skies. Fun, inventive light artwork is dotted around the Canary Wharf Estate, making full use of the area's water and skyscrapers.
7. Take a Husky sleigh ride
Address: WWT London, Queen Elizabeth's Walk, Barnes, London, SW13 9WT
Opening times: N/A
Price: Husky and donkey rides are free, suitable for children under eight and cannot be booked in advance.
Journey time: 1 hour 26 minutes
What can you do at a husky sleigh ride?
A fantastic adventure to go on at the husky sleigh rides where you are pulled along on a sled by a team of enthusiastic huskies. You enjoy the scenery and the dogs love doing their job too.
8. New Year's Eve Fireworks
Address: Thames Riverside, Central London, SE1 7PB
Opening times: 31/12/19: 20:00 – 1/1/20: 00:45
Journey time: 47 minutes
What can you do at the new year's eve fireworks?
A way to all come together and to celebrate the New Year by watching a beautiful display in the sky. This is an annual event and tickets need to be purchased in order to watch the event.
9. Storytelling with Father Christmas
Address: The 5th Floor Boardroom Fortnum & Mason 181, Piccadilly, London, W1A 1ER
Opening times: Every weekend in December at 12.30, 14:00, 15:30
Price: £20 per child
Journey time: 46 minutes
What can you do at the storytelling with Father Christmas?
At Christmas, children aged 3-11 can sit and listen as Father Christmas himself tells a very special festive story.
10. Trip to the Theatre
All depends on the show you are seeing as they all vary.
What can you do at the theatre?
Go see your choice of a famous live performance in London.
There are many to go and see. Venue, opening times and price depend on which show you are watching.