Exciting Activities To Do Between Christmas And New Year

Exciting Activities To Do Between Christmas And New Year

Seeking ways to bond with your family this holiday season? Want a break from cooking for your entire extended family? Our curated list of the top activities between Christmas and New Year's has got you covered!

Victoria Park Delights

Experience the enchantment of Victoria Park in London, aglow with its Winter Wonderland ambiance. Witness the nightly transformation from 5:00 PM to 11:00 PM throughout the season.

Hogwarts in the Snow

Embark on a magical journey at the Harry Potter studio transformed into a festive Hogwarts in the Snow. Immerse yourself in the whimsy of a snow-covered Hogwarts castle and explore spaces like the Gryffindor common room and Boys’ dormitory adorned with original props, including handmade Christmas cards. From the Forbidden Forest draped in snow to the intricate details of Diagon Alley, the experience feels like stepping into the wizarding world.

Marvel at the Great Hall’s Winter makeover, adorned with wreaths, garlands, and spellbinding decorations.

WHEN: Open until January 14th

WHERE: Studio Tour Drive, Leavesden, WD25 7LR

Christmas Illuminations at Wembley Park

Lose yourself in the wonder of a family-friendly light maze at Wembley Park. Wander through neon installations, accompanied by a curated soundscape. Don’t miss the captivating audio-visual sculpture, The Hourglass, offering mesmerising stories through animations and sound.

Head to Wembley Park for this enchanting Christmas light maze—an experience not to be missed, and it’s free!

WHEN: Until January 2nd, 3 p.m. – 10 p.m.

WHERE: 2 Wembley Park Boulevard, Wembley Park, HA9 0HP

Skate at Somerset House

Glide into the festive spirit at Somerset House with London’s most magical ice skating experience. Whether you’re a pro or a beginner, the ice rink—with a towering 40ft Christmas tree—is a must-visit. Indulge in delicious food and drinks to warm up after your skating adventure.

WHEN: Until January 14, 2024

WHERE: Somerset House, Strand, WC2R 1LA

Escape Outside London

Sometimes, the period between Christmas and New Year’s can feel overwhelming. Take a breather from the holiday hustle and plan a day trip or an overnight getaway outside the city for a refreshing change of scenery.

As the year draws to a close, these festive activities offer a magical way to create lasting memories with your loved ones.

Embrace the joy of the season and make the most of this special time between Christmas and New Year’s by exploring these enchanting experiences!

Have you decided where you'll go and what events you'll attend this holiday? Talk to us in the comment section below. Or if you need more advice on the above, contact us for further travel & immigration advice.

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