London is an excellent place to visit during winter, with the city offering visitors of all ages a variety of superb attractions.
Despite the colder weather London remains one of the most popular tourist destinations in England, welcoming people from far and wide into the capital city.
Read on for our top five things to do in London this winter.
Bring in the New Year
London is one of the finest places in the world to celebrate the arrival of the New Year.
Around 250,000 gather on the streets of the city, with the magnificent New Years’ Eve firework display over the River Thames the undoubted highlight of the night.
With parties all over the city, top class comedy and live music to enjoy, everyone should visit London on NYE at least once in their lives.
A night at the casino
London has over 20 casinos, with all the popular games on offer across the various establishments.
You can play online slots before travelling to the capital, to give yourself the chance to boost your bankroll while you’re away.
Casinos offer a hugely sociable atmosphere and the opportunity to make a profit – it’s a night out not to be missed.
Music, music and more music
Enjoy an old-fashioned sing-a-long at the Royal Albert Hall as Jonathan Cohen guides you through some of his favourite Christmas songs.
If you fancy something more modern, top DJ Pete Tong, The Heritage Orchestra and Jules Buckley have teamed up to bring club and classical music together at The O2.
With the likes of Gorillaz and Depeche Mode set to play in London during winter, there’s music choices available for everyone.
Walking in a Winter Wonderland
Winter Wonderland is back in London’s Hyde Park for an 11th year and features a wide range of family festive fun and activities.
Visit the UK’s largest outdoor rink which circles the park’s Victorian bandstand or try out the world’s largest transportable roller-coaster, the Munich Looping, at the fairground.
The Winter Wonderland is the perfect destination for whether you’re young, old or somewhere in between.
Nativity! The Musical
This is definitely one for the kids as the popular festive film hits the stage to provide plenty of Christmas joy and happiness.
Buy tickets online to watch Mr Maddens and his crazy assistant Mr Poppy as they struggle with unruly animals, delightful children and loads of glitter to make everyone’s Christmas wishes come true.