7 Romantic Date Ideas In London This Christmas

Nov 25th 2015 | lifestyle | london | Written by Will Jamieson

The weather outside is frightful, but London’s still delightful. There’s something about Christmas in London that just screams out romance! Whether you are head over heels in love or hopelessly trying to woo that special someone, London provides the perfect backdrop to spruce up your dates with a little Christmas spirit! We take a look at the best date ideas to do in the capital this Christmas, all you have to do is remember the mistletoe!


Christmas at Kew

Nothing beats a romantic winter stroll at twilight. Wrap up warm, and let the magic begin with a walk through an illuminated winter wonderland. The magical experience includes sights such as giant light sculptures, the Tunnel of Lights, Garden of Fire, Santa’s Snowflake Grotto and, of course, Mistletoe Moments. 

Once Upon A Wigwam at Queen of Hoxton

Looking for a one-of-a-kind Christmas party experience? Look no further. Nothing says Christmas like a giant, heated Wigwam on a rooftop nestled under the twinkling lights of London.

Ice Skating at Somerset House

The romantic Christmas classic experience, skating at Somerset House under all the twinkly lights, huge Christmas tree and festive tunes provides the perfect scenario for seduction. Whether you glide elegantly across the ice or clumsily tumble, it’s the perfect excuse to hold hands!

Winter Wonderland

Sleigh bells ring, are you listening. In the lane, snow is glistening. A beautiful sight. We're happy tonight. Walking in a Winter Wonderland. Eat, drink and be merry at Hyde Park with a festive atmosphere that is second to none.

Christmas Markets

London has a huge array of Christmas markets so take your pick from a selection including markets at Winterville at Victoria Park, Southbank, Shoreditch, Canary Wharf and the Tate Modern. 


Carols by Candlelight at Royal Albert Hall

Candles illuminate the awe-inspiring Royal Albert Hall once again this year with classical Christmas music, festive readings and sing-along carols, all performed in glorious 18th-century costumes.

Museum Lates

Ever fancied a night at the museum? Well here’s your chance. Perfect for dates, the Natural History Museum, Science Museum and V&A hold late night, romantic openings to explore the museums under the cover of darkness.

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