With the festivities leading up to Christmas in full swing, there are now plenty of opportunities to go ice skating in London. With that in mind, here are some of the more popular venues where you can hire skates and have some fun with family and friends! Note that most venues also have carnival rides and games, a Christmas Market with some food and drink stalls. Of course, be sure to check out the individual websites for the ice skating in London venues to confirm current attractions.
Ice Rink Canary Wharf
Location: Canada Square, Tower Hamlets, London, E14 5AG
Opening Hours: Now open until the 16 February 2019.
Natural History Museum Ice Rink
Location: Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London, SW7 5BD
Opening Hours: 25 October 2018 to 20 January 2019. Daily 10 am to 10 pm . (Closed Christmas)
Skate at Somerset House with Fortnum & Mason
Location: Strand, London, WC2R 1LA
Opening Hours: 14 November 2018 – 13 January 2019. Daily 8:45 am – 23.30pm. (Closed Christmas)
Tower of London Ice Rink
Location: Tower of London, EC3N 4AB
Opening Hours< 23 November 2018 to 6 January 2019. Monday – Sunday: 11.00am – 7.00pm All ages & skill levels and 8.00 pm: Evening Session.
Winterville Ice Rink
Location: Clapham Common in South London at Windmill Drive, London, SW4 9DE.
Opening Hours: 15 November to 23 December 2018, Tuesday to Sunday 3pm to 10pm
Winter Wonderland Ice Rink
Location: Hyde Park, London, W2 2UH
Opening Hours: – now through 6 January 2018. Daily 10 am to 10 pm
Hampton Court Palace Ice Rink
Location: East Molesey, Surrey, KT8 9AU
Opening Hours: 23 November 2018 to 6 January 2019. Monday – Friday: 11.00 am – 7.00 pm: All ages & skill levels and 8.00pm: Evening Sessions. Saturday – Sunday: 10.00 am – 7.00 pm: All ages & skill levels and 8.00 pm: Evening Sessions.