5 of our Favourite Christmas Markets in London, 2018 🎄
Christmas shopping to do but don’t want to be stuck in the Oxford Street crowds? Check out these festive markets with gifts, food and even the odd ice rink!
Hyde Park’s Winter Wonderland, 22 Nov – 6 Jan
Returning for the 12th year, Winter Wonderland at Hyde Park has something for everyone. With over 200 fairy lit Bavarian chalets, you’ll find decorations and gifts galore! In addition, you can book tickets for the ice rink; to see one of the many shows or even book an ice sculpting class!
Southbank Centre Wintertime Market, Now – 27 Dec
Foodies will love this one – with 29 traders from all over the world, you’ll get all your winter favourites! If you plan to stay a little longer, book a private igloo or enjoy a performance of Circus 1903 with life size elephants.
Christmas in Leicester Square, Now – 5 Jan
Centre of London’s historic entertainment scene, this Christmas will be no exception. The 1920s Belgian Spiegeltent will host spectacular shows created by the Underbelly team (who bring the summer performances to Southbank every year) Outside, there will also be a traditional market with stalls and a Santa’s Grotto
Christmas by the River, More London (London Bridge), 29 Nov – 2 Jan
With German style chalets and stunning views of the Tower of London and Tower Bridge, Christmas by the River is a lovely place to catch up with old friends and get yourself into the Christmas spirit.
Winterville, Clapham Common, Now – 23 Dec
Enjoy a Christmas market with a difference – Winterville contains all the usual sweets and treats but also hosts an ice rink, a Backyard Cinema Maze, Roller Disco and Crazy Golf. Entrance is £2 if you don’t have an advanced ticket but, even then, we think it’s worth it!