If you haven’t already noticed, summers are pretty much gone, and the weather has started to cool down. The perfect time to plan your London holiday, Christmas is just around the corner! See the vibrant city at its brightest with the dazzling Christmas lights stringing themselves around the capital city. With the alluring Christmas lights popping up, here are a few must-visit spots that deserve a top place on your London holiday itinerary!
Look out for Carnaby Street’s heavenly display of light installations this year as you book an enviably located hotel in Paddington on the best deals! If it is a Christmas shopping spree, you’re on the lookout for, expect a huge vortex, glistening planets and neon lights shining above you for a sight to remember. With over 100 venues in Carnaby holding special promotions and events this Christmas, gear up to be entertained by some great live music and amazing food choices to suit your taste as well here! So, head to Carnaby Street, first thing on your list and see the magical lights on 2nd November.
Experience London’s most famed light displays for Christmas this year at Covent Garden. With brand-new traditional golden bell-inspired, festive installations (first time in a decade), see Covent Garden in all new light on 7th November. Witness the 60-foot-tall Covent Garden Christmas tree at the centre of 1,40,000 stunning lights that are sure to awe-struck you. As part of this year’s décor, the lights will be turned on with 12 huge baubles, eight mirror balls, and 40 massive bells with bows at the iconic Market building.
Marking its place as one of the most visited destinations to get a view of the glimmering Christmas lights, see the iconic Oxford Street Christmas stars on 2nd November this year! However, making an eco-conscious choice like in the year 2022, this year’s illuminating display will also last for only a certain period from 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. So, be there on time as Oxford Street is also partnering with Starlight, a children’s charity this year. Enjoy a lit-up London like never before as you choose the luxurious Park Avenue Inn Craven Hotel, to reserve a memorable stay in the heart of the city.
Head start your day with a delicious, hearty breakfast near your hotel in Paddington to prepare for a day of marvelling at ‘The Spirit of Christmas’ at Regent Street. The rightful name for the unrivalled Christmas lights displays in the city and perhaps even the world, explore the best of modern British design, touching on the long-renowned history of Regent Street from 9th November onwards. As central London’s biggest Christmas displays, see the panoramic canopy of light, stretching from Langham Place to Waterloo Place at the Southern edge of St. James Market. Enjoy wandering through the scintillating neighbourhood, this Christmas and indulge in a premium shopping experience if you’d like, for a day to remember.
So, what are you waiting for? Come and experience the magic of Christmas in London, this year!