10 of the best things to do in London – This Christmas

The Amsterdam hotel is the perfect place to stay if you want to experience London this Christmas – putting you right at the heart of the action, you can relax in comfort, be close to all the top attractions and never have to travel far to get anywhere. To help you plan your perfect visit during your stay at the Amsterdam hotel, here’s our round up of the ten best things to do this Christmas.

1.     Head to a Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park

Head across to Hyde Park, not far from central Kensington, where you can discover a true fairytale Winter Wonderland this Christmas. From the comfort of your suite at the Amsterdam hotel, you’ll soon find yourself transported to a magical world of lights, fairground rides and festive fun.

Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park

2.     Get your skates on at the Tower

Get on the ice this season, at one of London’s top outdoor ice rinks. Dance, skate and just have fun. Open to all ages, you can skate by day or night, beneath the splendid outdoor lighting and music, for a great atmosphere.

Get your skates on at the Tower

3.     Visit Santa in the Harrods Grotto

Grown ups and younger ones will love the chance to see Santa in the flesh – and maybe even get a very special gift if you’ve been good! Harrods’ Christmas Grotto is the stuff of legends, so definitely worth checking out.

Santa in the Harrods Grotto

 4.     See the lights at Oxford Street

The big light switch on will be accompanied by celebrities, musical entertainment, comedy – and of course, lots of stunning lights.

The lights at Oxford Street

 5.     Head to the Christmas market

Find your perfect gift at the Kensington Christmas markets, where you can pick up everything from homemade jams and wines, to home decorations, artwork and toys. The place to find a really creative gift.

Kensington Christmas markets

6.     Sing along to a festive concert

Get into the festive spirit through song, by joining a special Christmas choir, or just having a group singalong at a Christmas concert.

Special Christmas choir

 7.     See a classic ballet

Catch a classic performance of the festive favourite, the Nutcracker this year – gasp at the beautiful costumes, and fall in love with the characters as they are beautifully portrayed.

The Nutcracker

 8.     Visit Santa’s huskies

A really wonderful festive experience, and definitely unmissable! Little kids will love the chance to pet these lovely creatures.

Santa’s huskies

 9.     Laugh along to the panto

Get a belly full of laughs at the panto – with evil villains, heroes and heroines, and some very silly costumes to enjoy.

Laugh at the Panto

10.Enjoy some festive treats

If you love food then you’ll really love the wealth of Christmas food that is available this year – from delicious hand crafted German lebkuchen, wines, hot dogs and so much more!

Merry Christmas From Amsterdam Hotel

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