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Things To Do In London In Winter in 2018

  • Things To Do In London -19-Dec-2018

Location: Leicester Square

Dates: 31st December 2018

Nearest Grange Hotel: Grange Holborn Hotel (13 min drive, 15 min walk)

From mulled wine to hot chocolate, there’s something for everyone at Leicester Square Christmas Market. With festive woodcraft stalls, food, drinks and entertainment you won’t get bored at this traditional market. With December being the most magical month of the year to visit London, this Christmas market shouldn’t go a miss, especially with free entry meaning you’re welcome to just stroll in with friends and family. It’s the perfect pitstop on any London festive day out. Find out more info on Leicester Square Christmas Market

Location: Hackney Showroom Hackney Downs Studios, Amhurst Terrace, E8 2BT

Dates: December 2018

Nearest Grange Hotel: Grange Tower Bridge Hotel (25 min drive)

What’s more magical than watching one of your favourite festive films, but in the snow? This ‘Netflix and chill’ style pop-up in Hackney, which requires you to enter a forest through a wardrobe and embark on an adventure through a snowy woodland to find the cinema, will give you a real festive experience. With screenings of Home Alone and Love Actually it’s the perfect day out to get you into the Christmas spirit. If you fancy booking a screening, all the info you need is here.

Location: Canary Wharf

Dates: Open until Monday 31st of December

Nearest Grange Hotel - Grange Tower Bridge (10 min drive, 50 min walk)

Open 7 days a week until February 2019 there’s plenty of time to get your skates on beneath the twinkling lights at Canary Wharf. If you want to the option to eat, drink, shop and skate all at once Canary Wharf is the place to be! With a large LED screen, it’s the perfect backdrop for a beautiful photo this Christmas. With skating sessions being 50 minutes there’s no time to get tired, but if you do, you can stay close to all the fun with the rink-side bar if you feel like you need a break. More info here. 

Location: Thames Riverside, Central London

Dates: 31st December 2018

Nearest Grange Hotel: Grange Rochester Hotel

Set 2019 off with a bang and get all of the family together to come experience this spectacular display. The New Year’s Eve extravaganza at Thames Riverside has been going on for almost 20 years, so if you haven’t had the opportunity to experience it yet, now is the time! The countdown is usually accompanied by the chiming of Big Ben, with a digital timer projected onto the Shell Centre and the fireworks launched off the London Eye (which can be seen from all over London). So, if you didn’t get the chance to grab yourself a ticket this year, we’re sure you’ll get a glimpse from wherever you are in the capital (and on TV of course). The firework display itself goes on for around 5 minutes from 12:00 – 12:15. Alongside this there will also be, drinks, food and other activities available.

So if you fancy a last minute trip into London over the festive period this 2018, make sure you stay in one of our Grange Hotels and receive 15% off your stay! With boutique locations all over London, we’re sure you’ll find one perfectly placed for your festive fun this holiday season.

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