Hyde Park Winter Wonderland
Get into the festive season with a visit to Hyde Park Winter Wonderland 2019. This dazzling Christmas centre, with market, ice skating rink, rides, bars, shows and more, is the perfect way to get into the festive spirit. Entrance into Hyde Park Winter Wonderland is free, although many of the attractions have an entrance fee, including Ice Skating, Giant Wheel Christmas Circus and Bar Ice. Hyde Park Winter Wonderland is open from 21st November 2019 to 5th January 2020.
It’s highly recommended to book tickets to the attractions in advance, as they often get sold out during peak times.
Update: Cancelled due to COVID-19
Hyde Park Winter Wonderland has the largest open-air ice skating rink in the UK. Open from 10 am to 10 pm and you can book 50-minute ice skating sessions in advance, which include ice skates. Soak up the magical Christmas atmosphere with festive lighting and seasonal music playing in the background.
A new addition to the Hyde Park Winter Wonderland is its alpine ski bar! Modelled on the alps, it consists of a mini alpine village, with wooden huts containing bar and restaurant. You get to reserve your own hut, which has an individual karaoke machine pre-loaded with Christmas classics! Perfect for groups of friends. The hut is booked for 1 hour, and each ticket includes a free complimentary drink.
Admire the stunning London Skyline and see Hyde Park from above from a ride on the 60 meters tall Observation Wheel. Each trip takes between 12 to 15 minutes, and you can book fast track entrance tickets in advance in order to avoid the queues.
Step into this incredible ice sculpture exhibition at Hyde Park Winter Wonderland. Filled with ice creations of deep sea creatures from mermaids to mythical figures, this exhibition is the culmination of over 4 months of intensive ice sculpting. Make sure to dress up very warmly, as the Ice Kingdom is temperature controlled at -10 degrees Celcius!
Everything is made of ice at this Hyde Park Winter Wonderland bar! You’ll be given hat and gloves on entrance to equip you for the arctic -10 degrees Celcius conditions. The bar is designed in the style of a classical Greek Temple, with ice columns, ice sculpture and even chairs and tables made out of ice! You can book a 20-minute session in advance, which includes one complimentary drink.
The bar serves both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.
Hye Park Winter Wonderland presents several exciting shows this Christmas:
Zippos Christmas Circus
Perfect for young kids, this 45 minute show is filled with stunning acrobatics, funny clowns and incredible illusions. Available every day, it’s held in the Circus Megadrome, the UK’s largest tented structure.
Enjoy draw dropping stunts, with acrobats and trapeze artists at the Cirque Berserk. One of the most popular shows at the Hyde Park Winter Wonderland, there are performances at multiple times throughout the day.
Mr Men and Little Miss – The Show
The iconic Mr Men and Little Miss comes to Hyde Park Winter Wonderland for a special Christmas production. With puppetry ans music, this promises to be a magical display for young children.
visiting winter wonderland:
- Hyde Park Winter Wonderland is open daily from 10am to 10pm from 22nd November to 5th January. (Except on Christmas Day when it’s closed).
- Address: Winter Wonderland, Hyde Park, London, W2
- There are lots of hotels near Hyde Park if you are planning on staying in London during your visit
- Nearby train and underground stations: Bond Street, Green Park, Hyde Park Corner, Knightsbridge, Paddington, Marble Arch and Victoria
Tickets are available to purchase online in advance here.