Ice Skating and Father Christmas

The first weekend in December was a busy one here in London! On Saturday morning, I took E ice skating at Somerset House. She enjoyed it so much last year in Vienna, I wanted to take her again this Christmas season.

As I previously mentioned, with Christmas activities in London, you need to book well ahead, or else things sell out. But that means you run the risk of it pouring down rain the morning of your ice skating time slot, as it was this Saturday.

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It’s December, and I hope you’re ready for a whole slew of posts about things to do in London at Christmastime, because I’m ready to do them ALL and report back.

It’s beginning to look a lot like English Christmas on our high street

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Christmas in London Recap: Part 4

London Christmas Markets

Londoners love their Christmas markets—maybe not as much as the Germans, but there were quite a few. Grab a cup of hot mulled wine and a mince pie, and have a browse.

BBC Good Food Festive Fayre at Hampton Court Palace
Mince pies at Herne Hill Market
Oh no, poor Rudolph!
Borough Market