Christmas 2022: Get your skates on with LondonWorld at Somerset House

This year the ice rink is even bigger, complete with a glorious 40ft Christmas tree.
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If you’re feeling festive - or need a nudge to get you into the Christmas spirit - head down to London’s very own winter wonderland.

Historic arts centre Somerset House, in central London, has been transformed into a glittering ice rink in the heart of the capital.

Niamh Caines, events producer, said: “I think there’s just something really magical about ice skating at Somerset House.

“You come out of the busy West End and you’re just held within this magical space inside the courtyard.

“It’s all quiet and you’re in a little winter wonderland with all the food and drink offers.”

The ice rink at Somerset House has opened again this year. Photo: GettyThe ice rink at Somerset House has opened again this year. Photo: Getty
The ice rink at Somerset House has opened again this year. Photo: Getty

She added: “Then there’s the ‘skate lates’ programme where you can come out and vibe to some cool DJs.

“There’s something for everyone at every time.”

Described as “one of the absolute highlights of winter in London” by Time Out, the skate season is sponsored by drinks company Moët & Chandon.

This year the ice rink is even bigger, complete with a glorious 40ft Christmas tree.

Skating lessons, DJ events, gourmet dining and a rinkside lounge offering champagne and cocktails are on offer to take your visit to the next level.