Christmas is officially on the way, festive baubles have been installed in Oxford Street and the supermarkets are fully stocked.

So what better to do during the festive season than to wrap up in your favourite woollies, get your skates on and spend an hour trying not to fall over on an ice rink?

There are lots of ice skating venues to visit, from iconic locations to rinks inside winter wonderland venues, so there's no excuse to not try the activity this winter.

Take a look at where you can go below:

Natural History Museum

Set against the stunning backdrop of the Natural History Museum, this ice rink is surrounded by gorgeous trees and twinkling fairy lights.

Why not visit the museum, enjoy an ice skating session, then warm up with a delicious hot chocolate?

When: Thursday October 26 to Sunday January 7

Where: Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, South Kensington, SW7 5BD

Cost: Tickets cost from £12.65 for adults and from £8.80 for children

Somerset House

Ice rink at Somerset House
Ice rink at Somerset House

Enjoy a winter day out skating in Somerset House's courtyard, before heading to a fun 'après-skate' at the Fortnum's Lodge or Skate Lounge complete with delicious food and drink.

When: Wednesday November 15 to Sunday January 14

Where: Somerset House, The Strand, Westminster, WC2R 1LA

Cost: Tickets cost from £7.50

Hampton Court Palace

This year there is a bigger rink, early morning weekend skate sessions and a new food offering with the addition of a kids' menu.

Held in the grounds of the historic Hampton Court Palace, this ice rink is a must-visit for history lovers.

Skaters can be transported to one of the country’s most scenic skating settings, with spectacular views of the Thames-side Tudor palace.

When: Friday November 24 to Sunday January 7

Where: Hampton Court Palace, East Molesey, KT8 9AU

Cost: Early bird tickets cost from £12.15 for adults

Winter Wonderland Hyde Park

Hyde Park Winter Wonderland

Winter Wonderland Hyde Park will host an ice rink as part of its festive activities - why not go skating, then enjoy a big wheel, tasty food, a winter grotto or a fun show?

Find out everything you need to know about Winter Wonderland Hyde Park here.

When: Friday November 17 to Monday January 1

Where: Winter Wonderland, Hyde Park, London, W2 2UH

Cost: Tickets cost from £14.50 for adults, from £13.50 for concessions and from £9.50 for children

Westfield London

Made in Chelsea star Louise Thompson has fun on the ice at Westfield London

Head to this indoor ice rink at Westfield Shopping Centre and enjoy twinkling Christmas lights, live music and DJs as you skate.

When: Thursday November 24 to Sunday January 8

Where: Westfield London, Ariel Way, Shepherd's Bush, W12 7GF

Cost: From £10.50 for adults