London is never short of fun activities to try all-year-round. If you are planning a trip to London this winter, you should check out these 5 cool and fun activities to do.

Go to an Ice Skating Rink

Ice skating rinks are fun for everyone whether you are skating or not. The skating rinks are one of the signs that Christmas here, so be on the lookout for when they start to pop up around the city. Going to the ice skating rink with your loved ones is always something fun to do because the atmosphere is exciting and the decorations bring back many memories of past winters. If you are in London during winter, check out these popular ice skating rinks at the following locations:

  • Somerset House
  • National History Museum
  • Tower of London

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    Tower of London
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Visit The Shard

The winter period is a perfect time to enjoy the view from the Shard. Being one of the tallest buildings in Europe, it is a popular tourist spot for most London visitors. The tall building gets its name from its design – the top of the building resembles a shard of glass. AT the top of the tower, you can enjoy an impressive 360 view of London in all its glory and beauty with Christmas lights in winter.

Warm-up with some Afternoon Tea

Tea is more than just a drink in England; it is a cultural practice that has been around for a very long time. Afternoon tea is common in London and you are going to find many cafes around serving different types of teas. What better time to have some afternoon tea than winter? Visit some of the popular teahouses around London and enjoy great tea, sandwiches, and other finger foods.

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English afternoon tea
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Crazy Golfing

Mini golf is a popular sport in London, but if you are looking for something unusual and fun, you should check out Plonk Golf. With venues in Camden Market, London Fields, Horniman Museum, and their new course at Peckham Levels, you are only a few minutes away from one of the most fun activities of the winter. The venues feature Plonks crazy gold designs, arcade games, kitchens, and bars.

You can visit any of Plonk Venue with your little ones all-year-round, but they promise to be as fun during the winter. visit to book your ticket.

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London street art
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Take a Street Art Tour

Walking the streets of London promises beautiful sights and sideshows. One to look out for is street art. London is known for its vibrant street art even in winter. This is one of the reasons why street tours are popular during winter because tourists get to watch beautiful Christmas light displays and graffiti in a place like Shoreditch, Hackney, and Brick Lane which are usually filled with amazing art pieces.

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