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 – “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”
Ice Rink at the Natural History Museum – 25 Oct 2018 to 20 Jan 2019 – The Natural History Museum has one of London's prettiest ice rinks, decorated with a huge tree and fairground carousel.
Skate! — Christmas ice rink at Somerset House – 14 Nov 2018 to 13 Jan 2019 – Somerset House has got the prettiest rink in London, with a huge Christmas tree and festive shopping arcade
Hyde Park Winter Wonderland at Hyde Park – 22 Nov 2018 to 6 Jan 2019 – Hyde Park will be transformed into a magical Winter Wonderland with rollercoaster rides, a circus, ice rink and Christmas market.
Outdoor ice rink at Hampton Court Palace – 23 Nov 2018 to 6 Jan 2019 – The outdoor ice-rink at Hampton Court has a spectacular backdrop in front of Henry VIII's 500-year-old Tudor Palace.
Outdoor ice rink in the Tower of London’s moat – 23 Nov 2018 to 6 Jan 2019 – The Tower of London's outdoor ice rink is back again for another year in the dry moat outside the castle walls.
Afternoon tea, in the Long Room at Lord’s – 25 Feb, 11 Mar, 8 Apr, 5 May, 30 Sep, 28 Oct and 18 Nov 2018 – Cricket fans will love dressing themselves up for this Afternoon Tea, because it's held in the historic Long Room at Lord's.
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.
We’ve got plenty more Christmas events in London
London has a few Christmas ice skating rinks that are worth visiting
Look for more children’s events happening in November
Disclaimer: Event details can change at short notice and you should reconfirm everything before making plans