Kick off the festive season celebrations by exploring the artistically rich surroundings of Blakes Hotel. Galleries, museums and local attractions are only short stroll from the front door.
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 the beginning of January.
Southbank is home to the Wintertime Village with several stalls and different events or head to Southwest London to experience Winterville in the famous Clapham Common.
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 Snow White at London Palladium.
Get in to the Christmas Spirit by attending a Christmas Carol Service in historical venues such as Westminster Abbey or St Pauls Cathedral or the Royal Albert Hall.
See how Christmas was back in the Victorian times with a traditional Christmas at Kensington Palace. Ice Skate under the stars at The Natural History Museum, in the beautiful courtyard of Somerset House or perhaps on the grand rink at Hampton Court.
Shopping & Lights
Indulge In a shopping experience second to none by walking down to Kings Road to discover some lovely and unique boutiques. Alternatively, you can stroll down to Knightsbridge and treat yourself in Harvey Nichols or wonder a little further to Oxford Street or Old Bond Street for a designer shopping spree. Stock up on Christmas’s signature gourmet treats from Fortnum & Mason and yet famous mulled wine.
Head to Harrods to view their yearly Christmas window display or be the first to attend at the Christmas tree installation in Trafalgar Square.