Things to do at Christmas time in London
1. Trafalgar Square: Marvel at the site of the biggest Christmas tree
Norwegians as a gesture promoting world peace have, over the years traditionally donated a huge Norwegian Spruce tree annually during the Christmas holidays to London. Started in 1947, visiting the biggest Christmas tree situated at Trafalgar Square has been the most thing to do during the Christmas period in London.
Location: Trafalgar Square, Charing Cross, London WC2N 5DN, UK
Entry Fee: None
Timings: 2-6 PM on weekdays, 4-8 PM on weekends
2. Westminster Abbey: Attend Christmas Midnight Mass
Just west of Palace of Westminster, One can find the majestic church of Westminster Abbey. This is THE historical church of London made famous across the world as the premier venue for royal weddings, coronations, and at Christmas time hosts the magnificent midnight mass services. With a history reaching back over a thousand years, attending the church service on Christmas Eve is a must attend event for any tourist during Christmas time in London.
Location: 20 Deans Yd, Westminster, London
Entry Fee: TBA
3. Experience the magnificent Christmas lights exhibited across London
During the Christmas season, you will find in every niche of London bright and shiny bling bling. Decorations of every color, shape and size can be found across London during Christmas. every nook and corner of London during Christmas is covered with bling. Spanning central London especially from Regent Street to Trafalgar Square, Christmas comes alive as London is decorated to celebrate the Christmas experience. Pedistrians across central London are surrounded by the Christmas spirit that shines brightly at night.
Must see Christmas Lights Locations: Kew Gardens, Seven Dials Christmas Lights, Marylebone, Regent Street, Kingston, Carnaby, and the Enchanted Woodland.
4. Royal Albert Hall: Singing Christmas Carols At The Carol Concert
Considered to be one of the best Christmas events in London, many international singers and pop idols have performed that the grandest of venues: The Royal Albert Hall. Albert Hall comes alive with Christmas carol singing events held during the Christmas season. Each year different singers perform at the Royal Albert Hall and no 2 concerts are the same. comes alive with the beautiful carol singing concert during the Christmas season.
Location: Kensington Gore, Kensington, London
Entry Fee: Various prices depending on the type of concert and or use of the dining facilities.