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Things to do around Brunel and London at Christmas

Posted: November 29 2022

It wouldn’t be untrue to state that London is one of the most picturesque cities in the world during the Christmas period.

There are numerous ways to celebrate a truly London Christmassy-Christmas! Fortunately, Brunel is connected to Central London via great public transport links. If you intend to stay at Brunel over Christmas, there is a great deal you can do to make your time amusing and unforgettable.

From splendid Christmas lights and skating to conventional Christmas markets, London is a Christmas fairyland. During this celebratory period, there are various Christmas markets to visit across the city and most of them are free to enter unless you are tempted to purchase something that catches your attention. If you are someone who enjoys discovering history and art, there are several museums in London such as the British Museum, National Gallery, Royal Academy of Arts, Museum of London, Natural History Museum amongst many others where you can explore the world of culture, art, and history completely free! 

National Gallery and Trafalgar Square during the day.

You can wander around London’s famous Regent Street, Oxford Street, and Carnaby Street as these unique and famous streets will give you a free light show. You can relish food and shopping whilst being bewildered by the magnificence of the shimmering lights. Don’t forget to visit Harrods and Selfridges and do some luxury window shopping!

What is more, you can hire a bike and ride across the streets of Central London to give yourself a glimpse of the magical world of the festive season in London. If you are someone who relishes walks, wander along the South Bank and immerse yourself in the scenic reflection of lights in the Thames. If you love engaging with nature, you can spend your Christmas by the River Thames at London Bridge, buy yourself a boat ticket to discover the city of London while cruising on the Thames or go on a walk in Hyde Park.

View of the River Thames and North Bank

Would you like to see London from an altitude with all the bright lights on? If yes, you should pop onto the London Eye and take some lovely photographs. Moreover, there are Christmas carols concerts in various parts of London such as carols at St Paul’s Cathedral. It is a free carol service which might be of interest to you. It wouldn’t be imaginary to say that you can do a lot at Christmas while you are in London.

 St Paul's Cathedral and the City at night