Christmas is a magical time of year in London and the whole city is full of magical sights and activities during December, here are some ideas for everyone to make the most of this holiday season.
Explore London’s inner-city festive window displays and Christmas lights on Oxford, Regent and Bond Streets. A must-see is the many well-known department stores, such as Harrods, Selfridges and Liberty’s who boast elaborate Christmas windows. These world-famous windows are always watched with interest in what theme will be chosen. These luxury department stores also incorporate annual Christmas stores, which house a large array of festive must-haves.
If you get a little peckish along the way, I must recommend Kingly Court just off Carnaby Street. The street itself is dazzling to walk through with all the lights dressed along the street. Upon entering the court, fairy lights adorn the interior and you will be spoiled for choice with the large array of dining options. The court consists of three floors a variety of eateries from cheap eats to a la carte dining in an al fresco setting. The kingly court is a seriously unique dining experience with a festive feel.
There is no need to venture into Europe to experience Christmas markets, look no further than our own city. London boasts a variety of markets in different locations to enjoy Christmas themed activities, gifts, decorations and festive food and drink.