Ice skating is one of London’s favorite pastimes during winter, especially during Christmas.
There are several permanent indoor London ice skating rinks, but in winter you’ll find many more outdoor ice rinks popping up across the capital.
Take a look at some of London’s best winter ice rinks, or browse through different more places to go ice skating in London below:
Among the lots of skating locations in London, The Somerset House is one of the most beautiful locations to skate. With the Fortnum Lodge close to the Somerset house it is the ideal place to be when you’re ready to get off the ice.
Natural History Museum
Have a fun filled winter at one of the most famous rinks in London. It is located at the front of Kensington’s Natural History Museum and also surrounded by twinkling lights, there are few places that offer such an atmospheric skate and Natural History Museum is one of the best.
Skylight at London
The Skylight skating rink is placed on the roof of Tobacco Dock. It’s one of London’s first rooftop ice skating rink this winter. It’s a small rink compared to most, not surprising since it’s on a roof. It gives the best view from any ice skating rink.
Hampton Court ice rinks
Hampton Court ice rink is located in the most extravagant palace grounds of any skating rink in London. Hampton Court’s rink is a fantastic place to be during the winter. The rink has a cloakroom and skate rental.
If you’re not skating, or just wish to have some time spent at Hampton Court the Frost Fayre café will be a nice location. If you also need a place to warm up and have some coffee after or before skating Hampton Court ice rinks is the ideal place to be.