Your cultural experience begins from the artistically rich surroundings of Blakes Hotel. Galleries, museums and local attractions are only short stroll from the front door. From here you can indulge in all that London has to offer.
London is home to several Winter Markets and experiences. The most well-known and longest running of these is Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park which runs from early November through to January.
Southbank is home to the Wintertime Village with stalls, events and plenty to eat and drink.
Southwest London has not been forgotten either with the famous Clapham Common being home to Winterville through the month of December.
London is arguably the top destination in the world for Theatre. Whilst here why not take in a show or two such as The Nutcracker at London Coliseum, A Christmas Carol at The Old Vic, The Snowman at The Peacock or see Pinocchio at the National Theatre.
Get in to the Christmas Spirit by attending a Christmas Carol Service in historical venues such as Westminster Abbey or St Pauls Cathedral.
Be transported back to your childhood with a Winnie The Pooh exhibition at The Victoria & Albert Museum.
See how Christmas was back in the Victorian times with Christmas at Kensington Palace. Enjoy the Christmas Festival at The Royal Albert Hall and Ice Skate under the stars at The Natural History Museum or in the beautiful courtyard of Somerset House.
Shopping & Lights
Dazzle in the latest trends for you or your loved ones with the best shopping London has to offer. Discover a new Boutique on the Kings Road, walk down the designer led streets of Knightsbridge and treat yourself in Harvey Nichols. Go a little further to Oxford Street and venture down Old Bond Street from here for even more designer options. Stock up on Christmas pudding and mulled wine from Fortnum & Mason or buy stylish Christmas Crackers from Sloane Squares the Conran Shop.
Head to Harrods to view their Christmas window display, this year designed by Dolce & Gabbana. The V&A commission a designer every year to create their Christmas tree installation so take the short walk to see this which will open on the 3rd December.