No other annual event affects our lives as much as Christmas. In fact, entire economies are based around the holiday. Okay, I might be exaggerating a bit, but seriously, at least a couple things here you didn’t know about Christmas.
Providing people in need with support and care is important throughout the year, not just during the festive period. However, Christmas is particularly important…
Spread Christmas cheer this weekend with some of London’s best things to do on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
London has 18 foxes per sq km and Bristol has 16. It’s believed that the high populations of rats and mice in London are a big draw for urban foxes, and they are instrumental in keeping numbers of rats down in the city.
Get your skates on at the best ice skating rinks in the capital
Get your festive jumper on, grab your gloves and plan to see London at its festive best.
Before you first set foot in London, you are under the impression that hellish blows of wind and rain would be the most crucial parts of the trip. The reality is quite different.
On the London underground there’s a ‘Mind the Gap’ message that’s repeated throughout the day to keep people safe on the platform, but it’s a mystery as to why there’s one station (Embankment) that doesn’t have the same computer-generated message…
Enjoy a late-night ice skating session with music by top DJs at one of the Skate Lates. Learn to skate or improve your abilities with Skate School, and let little ones have a go on the ice at the Polar Bear Club.
The dates and locations for the 2019 Coca-Cola Christmas truck tour were revealed, and the list includes various London locations.
The Romans who funded the city, named it Londinium. It was later called Lundenwic before becoming the good old London.19 Million Travellers Visit London Every Year
Whether you’re going to London on holiday or you’re a frequent visitor, using an Oyster travel smartcard is the easiest way to travel around the city’s public transport system.
Hyde Park’s massive funfair and festival opens its wide doors on 21 November 2019 for the Christmas season and runs until 5 January 2020. With the exception of Christmas Day, it is open from 10 am to 10 pm every day (except for the first day, 21 November, when it opens at 4 pm).
See incredible London wildlife, wonderfully planned gardens, and of course, lots of space for summertime picnics and refreshing winter tours in London’s parks. As well as being ideal for relaxing, London’s parks have plenty of things to do and activities to experience.
It may still be a good few weeks before the big day itself, but London is already into the Christmas spirit with various markets chock-full of mulled wine and delicious mince pies.
Whether you’re looking for a cosy place with a quiet corner, you’re interested in buzzing spots for a group session on the ales, or you’re after family times complete with the finest Sunday lunch, these London pubs cater to all appetites. We’ve rounded up our favourite pubs across the capital, so you can cut out the faff and concentrate on getting a round in. Bottoms up!