Winter Wonderland 2023, London: Full dates, opening times, and nearest station to festive attraction

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London’s annual Hyde Park festive attraction Winter Wonderland will be back at the greenspace next week.

The Winter Wonderland 2023 season is almost here and for those planning to head to this year's holiday bonanza, here's what you need to know.

The annual festive attraction is set to return to the capital next week, and over its almost two-month takeover of Hyde Park it will welcome both Londoners and visitors.

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Whether it's your first time visiting the event or you're a loyal attendee of the festivities, we've rounded up everything guests heading to this year's celebrations need to know.

From when the festive attraction opens to peak and off-peak entry times, here is everything you need to know about this year’s Winter Wonderland.

When is Winter Wonderland open? Full 2023 dates

The festive Hyde Park attraction will open on November 17 and will stay put at the capital's famous green space until January 1. The only day Winter Wonderland will not be open over the holiday period is Christmas Day (December 25).

London’s annual Hyde Park festive attraction will be back at the greenspace next week. (Getty Images)London’s annual Hyde Park festive attraction will be back at the greenspace next week. (Getty Images)
London’s annual Hyde Park festive attraction will be back at the greenspace next week. (Getty Images) | Getty Images

What are the opening times for Winter Wonderland 2023?

Across its takeover of Hyde Park, Winter Wonderland will be open from 10am to 10pm each day. 

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What is the nearest Tube station to Winter Wonderland 2023?

Hyde Park is near several Underground stations, including Notting Hill Gate, Queensway, Lancaster Gate and Knightsbridge. While Marble Arch and Hyde Park Corner are also nearby, these stations are expected to be very busy during the Winter Wonderland period so it's advised those wanting to avoid crowds to head to an alternative station.

Do you need a ticket to enter Winter Wonderland 2023?

Yes. Those wanting to explore the festive attraction will need a ticket to enter. Entry passes can be purchased on the Winter Wonderland website. 

Entry tickets will enable guests access to the Winter Wonderland site, but those wanting to hop on a ride or visit one of its activities need to book ahead to avoid missing out when they get there.

When are Peak, Standard and Off Peak entry times for Winter Wonderland 2023? Ticket prices

Peak, standard and off-peak, entry times are visible on the Winter Wonderland booking site when guests purchase their tickets via a colour guide. Off-peak is a light blue and is free to book and Standard is a slightly darker shade and is £5 to book. Peak times are labelled with a navy blue and are £7.50 to book.

Off-peak Winter Wonderland 2023 entry times

  • November 17 - 12pm - 2pm 

  • November 20 - 10am - 2pm

  • November 22 - 10am - 2pm

  • November 23 - 10am - 2pm

  • November 27 - 10am - 12pm

  • November 28 - 10am - 12pm

  • November 29 - 10am - 12pm

  • November 30 - 10am - 12pm

  • December 4 - 10am - 12pm 

  • December 5 - 10am - 12pm

  • December 6 - 10am - 12pm

  • December 7 - 10am - 12pm 

Standard Winter Wonderland 2023 entry times

  • November 17 - 2pm - 9.30pm

  • November 18 - 10am - 2pm 

  • November 19 - 10am - 2pm 

  • November 20 - 2pm - 9.30pm

  • November 21 - all-day

  • November 22 - 2pm - 9.30pm

  • November 23 - 2pm - 9.30pm

  • November 24 - all day

  • November 25 - 10am - 2pm 

  • November 26 - 10am - 2pm 

  • November 27 - 12pm - 9.30pm

  • November 28 - 12pm - 9.30pm

  • November 29 - 12pm - 9.30pm

  • November 30 - 12pm - 9.30pm

  • December 1 - all day 

  • December 2 - 10am - 2pm 

  • December 3 - 10am - 2pm 

  • December 4 - 12pm - 9.30pm

  • December 5 - 12pm - 9.30pm

  • December 6 - 12pm - 9.30pm

  • December 7 - 12pm - 6pm

  • December 8 - 10am - 6pm

  • December 9 - 10am - 2pm

  • December 10 - 10am - 2pm

  • December 11 - all day

  • December 12 - all day

  • December 13 - all day

  • December 14 - 10am - 4pm

  • December 15 - 10am - 4pm

  • December 16 - 10am - 2pm

  • December 17 - 10am - 2pm

  • December 18 - 10am - 4pm

  • December 19 - 10am - 4pm

  • December 20 - 10am - 4pm

  • December 21 - 10am - 4pm

  • December 22 - 10am - 4pm

  • December 23 - 10am - 4pm

  • December 24 - 10am - 4pm, 7pm - 9.30pm 

  • December 26 - all day

  • December 27 - all day

  • December 28 - all day

  • December 29 - all day

  • December 30 - all day

  • December 31 - all day

Peak Winter Wonderland 2023 entry times

  • November 18 - 2pm - 9.30pm 

  • November 19 - 2pm - 9.30pm 

  • November 25 - 2pm - 9.30pm 

  • November 26 - 2pm - 9.30pm 

  • December 2 - 2pm - 9.30pm

  • December 3 - 2pm - 9.30pm

  • December 7 - 6pm - 9.30pm

  • December 8 - 6pm - 9.30pm

  • December 9 - 2pm - 9.30pm

  • December 10 - 2pm - 9.30pm

  • December 14 - 4pm - 9.30pm

  • December 15 - 4pm - 9.30pm

  • December 16 - 2pm - 9.30pm

  • December 17 - 2pm - 9.30pm

  • December 18 - 4pm - 9.30pm

  • December 19 - 4pm - 9.30pm

  • December 20 - 4pm - 9.30pm

  • December 21 - 4pm - 9.30pm

  • December 22 - 4pm - 9.30pm

  • December 23 - 4pm - 9.30pm

  • December 24 - 4pm - 8pm

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