Want to know what you can get up to this Festive season in London? Then look no further, check out our Anna Lou of London Christmas guide! Us ALOL girls are so excited for Christmas, can you believe it is less than two weeks away?! So if you've not ventured out and about and experienced London this Christmas time, then now's the time folks! See what our girls have picked as their favourite hot spots this Christmas time...somerset

Somerset House Ice rink is open everyday till late and takes place in one of the most beautiful landmarks of central London, overlooking the Thames.  Surrounded by the magnificent Somerset House architecture, this is a magical experience that you do not want to miss out on. This  alluring experience can be enjoyed with friends, family or your loved one's. Perfectly located for a day of skating and shopping, Somerset House pulls out all the stops for a fantastic Christmas once again. In association with Fortnum & Mason, 'Skate' at Somerset House offers a host of seasonal experiences both on and off the ice.


London Christmas markets are a great place to find beautiful and unique gifts, from jewellery and crafts to fashion and toys. Southbank Christmas Market features traditionally decorated wooden chalets selling a wide range of  affordable and quirky gifts as well as food and drink. Feast on mince pies and mulled wine as you browse the twinkling cabins that line the riverside.Southbank Centre’s Christmas Market is part of the Southbank Centres Winter Festival, where you can also enjoy Christmas shows, as well as free music and events.


Hyde Park Winter Wonderland provides a spectacular festive destination with something to excite people of all ages. Choose from a host of popular attractions! Experience the thrilling rides, take a trip to Santa Land, browse the Christmas markets and enjoy the festive fare of all that Winter Wonderland has to offer. A fun day out that can be enjoyed by the whole family.

We'd love to hear from you! What's your favourite Christmas hot spot this year?

By Sophie Wilson