Christmas markets in London 2016

October is here and that means that in a few months from now Christmas will be upon us. And with Christmas comes the annual Christmas markets in London!

London is getting more and more into the Christmas Market business, and that is why you as a tourist or a local will have a fantastic time visiting the city before Christmas. Here you will find information about some of the most important Christmas markets in London in 2016.

Hyde Park Winter Wonderland dates and more

The most famous of all Christmas markets in London is the so called Hyde Park Winter Wonderland. This is as the name tells us arranged in the beautiful Hyde Park in London. Here visitors can enjoy a huge ice rink, a Ferris Wheel, bars and lots of other programs for both adults and children.

Christmas market dates: November 18th, 2016 – January 2nd, 2017

Hyde Park Christmas market 2016
Hyde Park Christmas market 2016 – Cedric Weber / Shutterstock.com

Leicster Square Christmas market 2016

This is yet another fantastic Christmas market in London. To get to this market you better travel with the metro (the tube) to either Leicester Square or Picadilly Circus, or go with train to Charing Cross. This Christmas market is covered with beautiful lights and you will find objects to buy and of course something to eat and drink, in addition to lots of activities.

Christmas market dates: November 11th, 2016 – January 8th, 2017

Christmas market at Leicester Square in London
Christmas market at Leicester Square in London – IR Stone / Shutterstock.com

Southbank Centre Christmas market 2016

At the South Bank the traditional Christmas market will return in 2016 as well. Here you will find a good combination of activities and stands where you can have fun, do some shopping and have something to eat and drink at the same time. This is almost just as much a New Years market, because it will remain at its spot until January 25th in 2017, so if you miss out on Christmas in London, you can still enjoy this Christmas market.

Christmas market dates: November 11th, 2016 – January 25th, 2017

 

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