Make the most of the festive season and really get into the spirit of Christmas with a magical family day out. There’s lots to see and do this Christmas.
There’s still time to book your tickets for a great family day out to the theatre. Click here for details of local pantomimes.
Get your skates on and have fun at one of the many ice rinks that pop up over Xmas. Windsor On Ice, Swarovski Ice Rink at Natural History Museum, Ice Skating in Uxbridge, Get your skates on at Westfield London, Watford’s Big Skate, Ice Skate at Wembley Park, Tower of London Ice Rink and Eyeskate at London Eye.
VISIT FATHER CHRISTMAS
Meeting Santa is a magical experience for children and adults alike, see where you can visit him here.
HOGWARTS IN THE SNOW
Discover how special effects experts make snow that never melts, how set dressers transform locations for Christmas scenes and how flames are created without fire as Hogwarts open the doors on their most magical makeover yet! www.wbstudiotour.co.uk/the-tour-experience/
CHRISTMAS AT THE ROALD DAHL MUSEUM
Weekly Christmas themed workshops, storytelling and drop-in craft activities every day. www.roalddahl.com/museum
There’s something for everyone at Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park. Ice skating, Circus shows and Santa’s Grotto for the little ones, plus a Christmas Village and countless rides for thrill seekers. www.hydeparkwinterwonderland.com
CHRISTMAS AT KEW
A new sparkling winter trail winds its way through the world-famous botanic gardens in a magical after-dark experience. Expect lights, festivities, vintage fairground rides and plenty of photo opportunities. www.kew.org
CELEBRATE KIDZANIA’S 1ST CHRISTMAS
KidZania London is set to be a truly magical affair filled with fabulous festive fun and entertainment for all the family. www.london.kidzania.com
FOLLOW THE SPRITES ALONG THE WINTER TRAIL
There’s FREE entry to The Savill Garden for the whole of December and with lots going on your family will thoroughly enjoy a day out in Windsor. Take a carriage ride through The Royal Landscape or follow the fun family trail with the help of festive woodland sprites. www.theroyallandscape.co.uk/events/