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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.
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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