London’s best winter ice skating

18 November 2018 by
First published: 18 November 2018

London’s best winter ice skating rink has flung open its doors and it’s as twinkly and Christmassy as ever – perfect to get you in the Christmas spirit.

Who say’s you can’t work out while enjoying some festive fun? It’s time to experience the ultimate ice skating rave thanks to the exciting return of Skate at Somerset House with Fortnum & Mason.

London’s best winter ice skating
London’s most beautiful ice rink is back and better than ever, bringing you the chance to skate to your favourite tunes, plus festive shopping and food hosted by Fortnum & Mason. Whether you are a pro skater or Bambi on ice (team WHL!), there’s something for everyone to enjoy this season.

Its signature 40ft Christmas tree and historical backdrop welcomes visitors to skate in style. If you’re not known for your skating prowess then why not discover the art of skating with the ever-popular Skate School and Polar Bear Club.

Dance the night away
Feeling confident and want to take things to the next level? Get ready to show off your best moves at Somerset House’s new series, Skate Lates, where you can skate till your hearts content, featuring leading DJs on rink-side decks. It’s nightlife like no other!

Be a culture vulture
In addition to the open-air party of Skate Lates, Somerset House also blends exhibitions and special events in a winter celebration of contemporary culture on the ice. Not to mention, delicious post and pre-skate refreshments by Fortnum & Mason will be available in the Christmas Arcade, including its heavenly Champagne & Chocolate Fondue – our favourite!

Experience London’s ultimate winter destination for skating from just £8.50 for children and £11 adult tickets. Get your tickets now.

For more ways to get your skate on, check out London’s best outdoor ice rinks; and to keep nasty winter germs at bay, check out our best tips and tricks to boost your immunity

London's best winter ice skating

London’s best winter ice skating