That magical time of the year has come again, and everybody’s getting ready for it: Christmas comes in the shape of presents, lights, decorations, family reunions and tons and tons of food, and we may like it more and less, but we can’t deny that the streets lighten up in a beautiful way, and that the cities are more beautiful than ever. And London is no exception!

But, besides the decorations and the colourful lights, and the crowds in a shopping spree, there is something else that makes the streets of the capital of England different this time of the year. We’re referring, of course, to the Christmas markets in London.

These are the best Christmas markets in London

The best Christmas markets in London

After seeing how beautiful the city is for Christmas, you must be looking forward to decorating your own home, or to take part of the Christmas mood that reigns in the streets. You can almost hear the tingling bells! That spirit is stronger in the Christmas markets in London, so we’ve prepared a short list of the best ones ¾get ready to soak up in that Christmas spirit!

  • Leicester Square Garden: The best option if you’re looking for a traditional Christmas market, and also a great asset if you’re going with your children, as besides the stalls full of Christmas-y items, you will find a venue where all the family will be able to see Christmas show: A spiegeltent! Entry is free, but you will need tickets to the shows.
  • Christmas Market at the Tate Modern: Even if you don’t want to buy anything, you will enjoy the beauty and the charm of the Christmas market at the Tate Modern. Wooden chalets right next to river Thames and all the traditional Christmas items you can imagine.
  • Hyde Park Winter Wonderland: Never before has a Christmas market been so fun! You will be able to buy all sorts of items, of course, but you will also take your children on a trip to Christmas-land. Visit Santa’s grotto and ride all sorts of attractions, such as the Magical Ice Kingdom.

Are you ready to visit these wonderful Christmas markets in London? Do you have other recommendations? Share them with all our readers in the comment section, and let’s get all ready for Christmas!

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