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Historic Skate

Updated: Nov 9, 2023

The nights are starting to get darker as we plunge into the winter season. Here's our round up of the most beautiful and historical sites to take to the ice this winter. Get booking - we think EVERYONE will be rushing to bag a slot this festive season. London has never been busier !

Skate at Somerset House

Emily's very favourite rink returns once again to the beautiful neoclassical courtyard at Somerset House. Tickets have been on sale for a while now with the rink opening on the 15 Nov. Partnering with the Swiss Tourist Board there will be a definte Swiss vibe this festive season. NEW this year is a pop-up Shelter Boutique stocking hand-picked pre-loved treasures. Book here

The Queen's House

Grab your skates and head over to Greenwich for a glide around this stunning open air rink. Tickets on sale now, rink opens 23 Nov. The iconic Tulip Stairs inside the Queens House are breathtaking and a must-see after your skate. Book here

Hampton Court Palace

There's no rink at the Tower of London this year but you can whizz across the ice right beside Henry VIII's historic Tudor palace in Hampton Court. Pop into the place and marvel at Henry's Great Hall. Tickets on sale now, rink opens 17 Nov. Book here

Battersea Power Station

Glide at the iconic Power Station returned once again to Battersea. The earliest rink to open in London you can skate here from the 10 November. The interconnecting rinks make for a fun whizz around. Great vintage funfair rides too. Book here

Hanover Square

NEW this year is a darling small ring nestled in the middle of Hanover Square just tucked off Oxford Street. A percentage of every ticket sold from this elliptical rink go to Great Ormond Street. Book here

Julia Colls 9 Nov 2023


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