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This 1200sq metre rink has a spectacular backdrop, sitting in the shadow of the skyscrapers at Canada Square.
The rink itself is situated inside Canada Square Park, in the heart of Canary Wharf. It has a roof on top and an interesting little feature that sets it apart from all the other rinks in London — an atmospheric skate path around the side that allows you to leave the main rink and glide past the fir trees and fairy lights that decorate the perimeter.
You'll also find a rinkside bar and viewing terrace (for those of you who'd rather keep your feet firmly on solid ground!).
> Craig’s review of this event – “The best ice rink at Christmas is the one at Somerset House. This is how a winter rink should look, all lit in brilliant blues with a giant Tiffany Christmas tree up the front. It gets dark early in the winter when we put the clocks back so it's pitch black at five-thirty, and people have packed it out already. They are half gliding and half sliding, and they all look… continued”
Wembley Stadium tour – Every day (except event days) – Join a Wembley Stadium Tour and see the changing rooms and pitch and walk up the stairs to the Royal Box and pretend to lift the FA Cup.
Arsenal FC — Tour of the Emirates Stadium – Every day (except match days) – Walk in the footsteps of your Arsenal heroes on a tour of the stadium and pitch and visit the Arsenal Museum.
Chelsea FC — Tour of Stamford Bridge – Every day (except match days) – Walk in the footsteps of your football heroes with a guided tour of Stamford Bridge and the Chelsea Museum.
Sunday football on Hackney Marshes – Every Sun – Hackney Marshes is the home of Sunday league football, with over 70 matches played between dozens of amateur teams.
Guided tour around Lord’s Cricket Ground – Every day – Cricket fans will love having a look around the home of cricket, with this tour of Lord's Cricket Ground and the MCC Museum.
Afternoon tea, in the Long Room at Lord’s – 17 Feb, 31 Mar, 19 May, 8 Sep, 6 Oct and 10 Nov 2019 – Cricket fans will love dressing themselves up for this Afternoon Tea, because it's held in the historic Long Room at Lord's.
Yoga class on the glass floor at Tower Bridge – 20 Feb, 20 Mar, 17 Apr, 15 May and 19 Jun 2019 – Start your day off in style with an early morning vinyasa-flow yoga class on the new glass floor inside Tower Bridge.
We’ve got plenty more Christmas events in London
London has a few Christmas ice skating rinks that are worth visiting
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