Unveiling the Most Magical Ice-Skating Rinks in London


Just imagine yourself sliding and gliding on one of London’s fabulous ice-skating rinks. Amazing, isn’t it? Indulge in a movie-like experience as you inch your way along the handrails at some of the finest ice-skating rinks in London! If an ice adventure has always been on your bucket list or you are simply looking for a thrilling way to enjoy the festive season in London, this year, here’s a list of some of the best ice-skating rinks in the capital:

Skate at Somerset House

Topping the list of some of the most iconic rinks in the city, the Somerset House rink offers an unmissable adventure. This year, from November 15 to January 14, 2024, see the spectacular courtyard transformed into a glorious destination, with a unique Swiss winter vibe. Look out for Skate Lates, popular evening sessions with well-curated music playlists, perfect for the whole family. With your extravagant base at The Montcalm London City at The Brewery Hotel, enjoy a fun-filled holiday, with the utmost comfort and convenience. While you are at the Somerset House, don’t forget to head to the Shelter Boutique and pop-up store to buy some pre-loved vintage and high-street designer clothes and collectables to add to your wardrobe!

Alexandra Palace Ice Rink

There’s not one or two but a plethora of reasons to experience the Alexandra Palace ice rink scene. Celebrate with your loved ones as you enjoy some mulled wine, and delectable mince pies, for a quick stop between the spins around the ice rink! As you stay at the best family hotel in London, catch the skating rink and see it transform into a disco dance floor as you glide around the iconic hall on some of your favourite tunes.

Hyde Park Winter Wonderland

The much-awaited Hyde Park Winter Wonderland is back for yet another year from November 17th until January 1, 2024. Start your day with a scrumptious meal at the Montcalm restaurant, to fuel up for an adventure of a lifetime as you head to the largest open-air ice rink in the UK! Grab the opportunity to skate under a panorama of glistening lights, around the Victorian bandstand. Explore the rest of the action-packed Winter Wonderland with the Christmas market, thrilling rides (special emphasis on the 85-metre drop tower ride), and karaoke spaces to test your singing skills.

Canary Wharf Ice Rink

The longest-running ice rink on the list, you can enjoy hair-raising adventures at the Canary Wharf ice rink for four months from October 21, 2023, until February 24, 2024! Be sure to be bowled over by the spectacular 1000 lights display, and feel-good music events as you try your luck at ice-skating (with a view) here. Whether you’re looking for the perfect date-night experience or festive family night out, the Canary Wharf ice rink is one of the most captivating winter experiences, in the capital, this year!

Unleash your adventurous self, with these spectacular ice-skating experiences in London, promising some of the most memorable days in the city. So, take your pick and conclude your day as you relax at your Montcalm Club double rooms, perfect for a mini-staycation or a long holiday!