Get your skates on! Go ice skating in London or Liverpool on one of these spectacular ice rinks for a magical winter experience.
Tower Hill, St Katharine's & Wapping, London EC3N 4AB
The ice rink at the Tower of London is next open from 17th Nov 2018 - 2nd Jan 2019.
Glide around one of London's most iconic landmarks, the 1,000-year-old Tower of London.
Skate with friends and family and indulge in some seasonal fare: hot chocolate, mulled wine, rum punches or even a glass of champagne as you watch the fun from the rink-side bar.
Enjoy a romantic skate under the starry sky, as lights illuminate the wall of the fortress after dark in a grand historical setting, with views of the river Thames.
Special events will also be announced closer to the time. Booking is highly recommended.
Cromwell Rd, Kensington, London SW7 5BD
The ice rink at the Natural History Museum is next open from 25th Oct - 2th Jan 2018.
There are a number of ice rinks which pop up around the capital over the winter months, but few are as enchanting as the ice rink at the Natural History Museum.
Situated beneath a row of trees dressed with fairy lights, and with a backdrop of the beautiful buildings of the Natural History Museum, built in the 1870s in a Romanesque style.
Skaters glide around a central Christmas tree, whilst spectators can enjoy Hotel Chocolat hot chocolates, or relax in the cafe bar and viewing balcony which overlooks the rink.
The ice rink at the Natural History Museum is next open from 25th Oct - 20th Jan 2018.
Strand, London WC2R 1LA
Skate at Somerset House will take place between 14th Nov 2018 - 13th Jan 2019
Situated in the stunning Edmond J. Safra Fountain courtyard of historic Somerset House, this ice rink promises to be a must-see destination for the festive season.
An extra special series of music nights will be held throughout the season, called Skate Lates, which are a great way to kick-start your weekend.
Side-rink drinks and warming snacks will be offered in the Skate Lounge, in partnership with renowned upmarket department store Fortnum And Mason.
Pier Head, Georges Parade, Liverpool, L3 1DP
Ice Rink at Pier Head will open from 10th Nov 2018 to 6th Jan 2019.
The enchanting Christmas Ice Festival in Liverpool is returning bigger and better this year, including its own ice rink.
The covered outdoor ice rink is located in one of Liverpool’s most popular historic locations, the Pier Head, so visitors can skate away while taking in the sights.
The festival also includes rides, games, super-fun ice slides and pop-up food and drinks.