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Feeling merry and want to explore all the irresistible food, shopping and festive fun London has to offer? Find out right here which Christmas markets to visit in London for the ultimate festive day out!

Leicester Square Christmas Market

Leicester Square Christmas Market is home to the finest hand crafted Christmas gifts, toys, decorations and festive entertainment including jugglers, fire-breathers and sword swallowing acts. Take your children to meet Santa himself at Santa’s Grotto or enjoy the family shows Leicester Square has to offer. The Christmas Market will be open from 8 November until 5 January. Entry is free but any shows or events will be charged at an additional cost.

Southbank Centre Winter Market

Southbank Winter Market is the perfect place for tasting the best street food; its food stalls incorporate Christmas cooking from Asia, India and Greece along with delicious traditional English cuisines. Fancy some warm Nutella pancakes, Churros or chocolate covered strawberries sitting around the fire? Don’t miss out on these amazing festive delights as well as family filled shows, lights and circus acts. The Winter Market will run from the 8 November to the 26 January.

Christmas by the River Tower Bridge

Christmas by the River is certainly a beautiful Christmas Market to visit, taking on a vintage ski theme this year with German-style chalets and exquisite views of the city and Tower Bridge. Stroll around the market and you will find plenty of gorgeous Christmas gifts, Mulled wine and free festive workshops to try. Christmas by the River is open from the 26 November to the 5 January.

Winter Wonderland Hyde Park

From ice skating, rides, ice bars and circus acts to comedy clubs and the Magical Ice Kingdom, Winter Wonderland has it all. Check out their family bundles for fun activities suitable for all the family and don’t forget to visit Santa’s Grotto with the children to get in the true festive spirit. Winter Wonderland is open until 5 January.

Coming to London for Christmas? Why not stay with us during the festive season?

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