London provides an amazing setting to enjoy the festive season and see in the New Year. London always has lots to offer in terms of entertainment and the winter months bring a host of additional ‘things to do’ and experience in the capital.
West End Christmas Lights
On the 12th November 2013 the West End Christmas lights will be switched on at a spectacular ceremony hosted by Selfridges. The world famous Christmas lights have undergone a glittering transformation – featuring 750,000 LED lights and over 1700 Christmas baubles lighting up Oxford Street and providing the perfect Christmas setting.
Close by at Leicester Square, the Covent Garden Christmas extravaganza features a shimmering 60ft tree and 15ft topiary reindeer watching over the festivities, with larger-than-life baubles and thousands of twinkling pea lights adorning the Market Building and side streets. The world famous Piazza will be brimming with festive cheer throughout the holiday season.
L.A. Stretch Limo’s Christmas limo hire packages offer tours of Oxford Street, Regent Street, Trafalgar Square and London attractions so you can enjoy the festive decorations from the comfort of our luxury limousines.
Kew Christmas Village
At the Christmas Village, Kew from the 28th November 2013 there’s something fun for all the family. For families the village features Santa, festive nibbles, Christmas shopping and nightly live Christmas carols.
The Boutique Christmas market is filled with an assortment of hand-picked, irresistible gifts and tempting treats for foodies. For children, the village features a Woodland Grotto and a range of rides to supplement the Victorian carousel
Carnaby Christmas Lights
Hundreds of 3D robins flock to Carnaby Street as the world renowned Christmas decorations come to life. From the 14 November 2013, the iconic shopping area will 3D robins suspended mid-flight above the 13 streets of Carnaby. In addition, the world-famous Carnaby arches will be dressed with sparkling pea-lights and glittering snow.
Ice Skating in the City
In addition to the permanent Ice Skating Rink in Bayswater, a host of festive ice rinks are set up in stunning locations across the capital.
From the 14 November 2013, Somerset House hosts one of London’s most glamorous ice rinks. After dark, music turns up the tempo as the rink transforms into an ice dance floor as part of the Club Nights sessions with top live DJs from Europe and the UK’s leading clubs spinning the latest soundtracks while you skate.
The Christmas Arcade is a pop-up mall with stalls from the very best of British brands and independent artisans. Our midweek limousine hire packages can be combined with Glad Tiding Tuesdays which bring the spirit of Christmas to Skate at Somerset House. Tuesdays feature festive music, a special late night shopping experience at The Christmas Arcade, and traditional yuletide treats including mince pies, toffee apples and mulled wine served rink-side.
Other locations featuring ice rinks include The Tower of London at Tower Bridge, Canary Wharf, the Natural History Museum in South Kensington and at the Westfield Shopping Centre in West and East London.
Special midweek limousine hire packages for theatre, restaurant and shopping trips are also popular in December! Affordable packages for hire to London from Essex, Kent, Sussex and Hertfordshire are available now.
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