You know how the Christmas cards portray it, snowy white landscapes, people gliding on ice, piles of neatly-wrapped gifts under a glistening tree. How does your Christmascompare with these images? Magic can be found in the most unlikely places so if you’re near the British capital this season, why not find a National car hire deal and discover the winter wonderland that is London.
Skate on Ice
Nothing creates that magical winter feeling like throwing on some skates and gliding around an ice rink with your loved ones or friends. London offers some of the best ice skating experiences around with rinks popping up in fairy-tale locations such as Somerset House and Hampton Court.For a historical view head to the Tower of London Ice Rink where you can skate around a 100-year-old moat while the tower is illuminated behind you as dark sets in. Right in the heart of Canary Wharf, nestled amongst shops, restaurants and glass-walled sky rises is an ice rink with a difference. It features London’s first skate path allowing you to leave the confines of the rink and follow the path through a trail of trees lit with fairy lights.
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