London is a magical place to spend Christmas, and there's arguably no better place to visit in London during the festive months than Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park.

The annual event is a spectacular celebration of winter festivities, including ice skating, circus shows, ice dancing, a gorgeous ferris wheel and loads of delicious food and drink.

And to make the experience even better, this year marks the 10th anniversary of Winter Wonderland.

So grab your gloves, hat and scarf, practice singing those Christmas carols, and read up on everything you need to know about Winter Wonderland Hyde Park this year.

The essentials

Where: Winter Wonderland, Hyde Park, London, W2 2UH - 020 8233 5400

When: From Friday, November 18 to Monday, January 2. 10am to 10pm every day (excluding Christmas Day).

Cost: Free entry. Attractions range in price.

Tickets: You can wander around Winter Wonderland ticketless and for free, but you'll need tickets for the major attractions.

How to get there: The best way to get to Winter Wonderland is via public transport.

There are many tube and mainline stations close to the venue, including: Bond Street, Green Park, Knightsbridge, Marble Arch, Hyde Park Corner, Paddington and Victoria.

Green Park Station is best for step-free access.

The main attractions

The main attractions at Winter Wonderland are: Ice Skating, The Magical Ice Kingdom, The Nutcracker on Ice, Bar Ice, Zippo's Christmas Circus, Cirque Berserk, The Sooty Christmas Show and the Giant Observation Wheel.

There will also be rides and games, a Santa Land, Christmas markets with loads of food and gifts on offer, pop-up bars, and plenty of food and drinks stalls.

Food and drink

There are loads of different kinds of food and drink on offer at Winter Wonderland, including the obligatory glass of mulled wine of course.

Picks include: Bavarian food, Apres Ski (think lots of cheese fondue), The Fire Pit with roasted marshmallows, Bar Ice, Creperies, sweet stalls, churros and much more.

Accessibility

  • Wheelchairs can be accommodated on all of the bookable attractions.
  • For visitors travelling by tube, the nearest step-free stations are Green Park and Victoria. For visitors travelling by car, disabled parking is available.
  • Disabled toilet facilities are available on site.

For more accessibility information, head to the Winter Wonderland website.

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