Ice skating in London 2023: From Battersea Power Station to Hyde Park - where to skate this Xmas

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The London ice skating spots open around the capital this festive season.

For those who call the capital home, it is almost time to lace up your ice skates. Here are six spots around the capital that Londoners and visitors of the city can head to this Christmas.

The skating season is almost upon us as some of the city's most iconic spots transform into icy destinations. Battersea Power Station and Hyde Park are some of the places that will open their own rinks during the holiday period.

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We break down what London's spots are hosting ice skaters this festive season.

Skylight Tobacco Dock 

Where: Tobacco Dock, London E1W 2SF

When: From November 10

Nearest station: Shadwell

Glide at Battersea Power Station

Where: Battersea Power Station, Circus Road W, Nine Elms, London SW8 5BN

When: From November 10 until January 7

Nearest Tube station: Battersea Power Station

The London ice skating spots open around the capital this festive season. (Photo credit: Getty Images)The London ice skating spots open around the capital this festive season. (Photo credit: Getty Images)
The London ice skating spots open around the capital this festive season. (Photo credit: Getty Images) | Getty Images

Skate at Somerset House

Where: Somerset House, Strand, London, WC2R 1LA

When: From November 15 until January 14

Nearest Tube station: Temple

Queen's House

Where: Romney Road, London SE10 9NF

When: From November 23 until January 7

Nearest Tube station: North Greenwich

Ice Rink Canary Wharf 

Where: Canada Square, London E14 5AB

When: From October 21 until February 24

Nearest Tube station: Canary Wharf 

Hyde Park

Where: Hyde Park, Serpentine Rd, London W2 2UH

When: From November 17 until January 1

Nearest Tube station: Hyde Park Corner

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