There are so many things to do in London during winter months whether free or not you will find something to enjoy while you’re staying in the city during winter weather.
So if you’re not sure about what to do during winter and around Christmas time in London, here are 7 recommendations to do when it’s cold outside in London:
If you’re looking for outdoor activity during winter you can enjoy ice skating at one of the many ice rinks all over London. The most popular ice rinks are the one at the Natural History Museum and the other one is at Somerset House. Make sure to book in advance.
Another fun activity you can do is to visit Winter Wonderland which is a huge winter & Christmas themed fairs that take place in Hyde Park. It’s on top of many people’s winter to-do lists and you can go with friends to spend a really fun winter weekend.
While staying in London why not try one of the iconic activities of British tradition and have an afternoon tea during winter months? Many restaurants, hotels, and teahouses around the city serve afternoon tea with hot brews accompanied by trays of delicious mini-sandwiches, scones and other sweet and savoury finger food. Make sure to check different options for your budget.
Theatre is a great place to be when it’s cold outside and London offers so many options for you to choose from. Make sure to look for deals on websites like TodayTix, LastMinute and sometimes you may be lucky and get really cheap tickets!
London is famous for its free museums and if you haven’t been to any yet, why not start during winter months? When it’s cold and rainy outside you can spend hours wandering in museums like the British Museum or Tate Modern Museum and enjoy a cup of coffee at their cafes when you’re tired.
Winter rooftop bars in London are a great spot to take in the city’s dramatic winterscape. You can try cocktails designed for winter months while sitting under blankets and enjoying amazing views.
One of the warmest and cozy ways to spend your weekend is finding a great pub where they serve the most common British tradition Sunday roast and spend your whole day at the pub with your friends.
Stay warm and dry!