Christmas is a time that we alllook forwardto all to. If you’re a resident of London, you’ll naturally find this to be the ideal time tospend time with your family. You can also enjoy some respite from your work, cool your nerves, and relax your tired body. Now that Christmas is just a few days away, it’s time to plan out what you would like to do, and how you would like have maximum enjoyment during this period. If you wish to visit London for sightseeing, you should take advantage of the various Christmas packages that are offered by the famous hotels in this city allowing you to enjoy luxurious accommodation at an affordable cost. One of your best options is to stay at Premier London Notting Hill. It’s close to most attractions of the city and also to the hub of festive celebrations making it easy to experience the splendid illuminations of fireworks.
Overall, irrespective of whether you are a resident or a visitor, experiencing Christmas in London is exhilarating. London offers all types of entertainment for this season including beautiful outdoor ice rinks, Christmas grottos, exciting markets and enjoyable parties.
The Wonderful Ice Rinks
There are a plethora of enormous outdoor ice rinks in London where you can dance, jump and play while showing off your moves. Whether you’rea novice or an expert, the main idea is to have fun amongst the crowd. The best part of this enjoyment is that many of the ice rinks are open 24/7 and as such, you can skate whenever you like. During the daytime, the best places are the ice rinks at the Natural History Museum or at the Tower of London. For a wonderful late night ice skating experience, you can go to Somerset House where you can skate to your heart’s content under the magnificent lights. When you have had your fill, you can turn your attention to your stomach and enjoy having hot chocolate and mulled wine at the festive market. Shopping for Gifts
The other advantage of staying at Premier London Notting Hill is that you will be located at walking distance or just a short tube ride away from the most important shopping areas of the city. These include Oxford Street, Regents Street, Kensington High Street, Portobello Road Market, and Mayfair. The proximity to will enable you to shop with ease for your Christmas gifts. You can also find the perfect present for your loved ones at one of the various markets across London, especially during the Christmas festival. You can go to Southbank Christmas markets and shop for all sorts of delights such as sweets and baked goods, wines and even handcrafted decorations. You must visit the Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park and buy some really unique toys that your kids will love. If you are an art lover, you can go to the various arts markets and buy contemporary artwork and prints, as well as stunning interior decorations.
Give in to Your Gourmet Instincts
Christmas is the time where you can just let yourself go and indulge in your favorite dishes. Most hotels offer special Christmas lunches and the best of delicious food from various cuisines. Apart from specialised food dishes such as an Italian winter feast offered by Italian food maestros, Forza Win, you can have plenty of tasty nibbles across the markets in the city from German baked treats to hot dogs and sausages.
Christmas Entertainment Events
The best way to enjoy the Christmas festival is to attend entertainment events like a trip to the pantomime show. You can see classic fairytales exhibiting silly costumes and good and bad characters in a hilarious situation. Apart from that, you can visit any of London’s pop up cinemas to enjoyclassic Christmas movies like Home Alone, Elf, and It’s a Wonderful Life. You will get the opportunity to enjoy this type of entertainment along with your family, friends and in the process enjoythe savoury popcorn being offered. The experience of watching an enjoyable movie under the open skies whileenjoying a hot drink is simply out of this world.
Attending Christmas Carol Services
Being close to St Pauls Cathedral, you will find it easy to attend a traditional carol service to getyou in the Christmas spirit. The best service is held at this cathedral as it offers beautiful carol singing like: Good King Wenceslas, Hark the Herald and O Come All Ye Faithful. Many carol services will be held between the 25thNovember and 24thDecember, featuring celebrity readings and your favourite traditional Christmas songs. Children of all ages can take part in the singing and learn about the Christmas story. Each service will last for 45 minutes, and even very small children will be able to enjoy the magical Christmas atmosphere.