London for Christmas

Your Guide to Christmas in London

London for Christmas

Your Guide to Christmas in London


Ice Skating

Tower of London Ice Rink

Somerset House Ice Rink

The historic ice skating setting of HM Tower of London returns for 2016.


Say Hello to London’s ‘coolest’ ice destination, the Tower of London Ice Experience and skate against the most dramatic backdrop in the city. Soak up the historic atmosphere of Capital’s iconic ice rink, in the grounds of the Tower of London, because real drama doesn’t just come in a box set!


For the very first time, in the heart of this world-class landmark, shrouded by mystery will be the immersive pop up Eis Haus Ice Experience. Step into our glistening bar made completely from ice, as we serve you in a glass made of real ice and take in the jaw dropping views across the Tower.


For history with a modern twist, there’s no better winter location than the Tower of London Ice Rink. Look no further for the perfect date night, a fun trip out with family or friends, or why not surprise someone special? Join us and marvel at the history of this unique skating location in the beating heart of the capital.


Cocktail Nights – Sip well-crafted cocktails in real ice glasses, or a non-alcoholic Ice Pop in sumptuous surroundings.


Twilight Tours – Selected dates throughout November and December. Join the Yeoman Warders on an exclusive twilight tour of the Tower. Must be booked in advance.


Medieval Christmas – 27th to 31st December 2016,11.30-15.30. Spend Christmas with King Richard III, Queen Anne Neville and the knights and ladies of medieval England. With jesters and minstrels adding to the entertainment explore how the Tower wasn’t just a prison and a fortress but a palace fit for royal celebration.

Venue Details

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The Tower of London
London EC3N 4AB

Box Office
020 3780 8666

Nearest tube
Tower Hill

More info

16 November 2016 –
3 January 2017

Last session on 26 December and 1 January is 18.00

Adult £12.15 (early bird)
Children £8.55-£10.35 (early bird)
Family £34.20 (early bird)

Other notes
Closed Christmas Day

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