The Christmas magic in London!

When you are planning to spend your Christmas at London, you must stay at Hyde Park premier London Paddington hotels. These are the cheapest hotels available in the area. These are the most popular tourist accommodation enabling the accessibility of shopping districts of Oxford Street and Regent Street. The hotels are a short stroll from Heathrow Airport Terminal to the underground stations. These hotels are rated four star and yet reasonable. It offers excellent value for money and all these hotels are embellished with luxurious furnishings. The rooms are provided with broad band connections, tea and coffee making facilities, interactive television with satellite channels, hair dryer etc. You will find multi coloured walls with latest furniture. The rooms are lavishly decorated. It provides the following facilities at a very low rate: single/double bed, regular housekeeping services, leisure sport areas, game zones for children etc. Bars are open all day long. The elegant restaurants in these hotels offer freshly prepared breakfasts with a choice of full English or Continental. The bars serve alcoholic as well as non-alcoholic beverages. If you cut price on accommodation then you can spend more on the fun of staying at London during Christmas. Spending a few bucks during Christmas won’t make a hole in your pocket. If you are looking for best hotels and reasonable rate to spend your Christmas then Hyde Park Premier hotels in London is the best place to stop by.

The nearby attractions from the hotel offers the following: casinos, galleries, departmental stores, museums, synagogues and many more.

Christmas tree at Trafalgar square: The huge Christmas tree which is beautifully decorated and well lit is donated to the people of Britain by the city of Oslo every year. Different groups sing carol beneath the tree from early December. This place has a history behind it. During Second World War, the people of Norway gifted this Christmas tree in gratitude for the support they got from Britain. To the Londoners it signifies the countdown to Christmas.

Winter Wonderland: In Hyde Park from 21 November 2014 numerous Christmas events occur. This includes fun fair, games, Christmas market seasonal food and drinks. But inside it will cost you. While towards the east Winterville which includes ice rinks, Ferris wheel, horse drawn carriage rides etc. same as that of Hyde Park but with a bit more urban touch. Kew gardens have twinkling trees accompanied by dancing fountains, funfair and a chance to toast marshmallows. Isn’t this romantic?

Pantomimes during Christmas: This Christmas you can go back to your childhood days. The pantomimes will be featured in Central and East London. It will include Treasure Island, Mother Goose, Beauty and the beast, Robin Hood, Sleeping beauty, Aladdin, Jack and the beanstalk, Billy the kid , Cinderella etc. The comedians, celebrities and hairy legged dames will enact these acts. Not only will you enjoy the silly childish fun but it will surely be a delight for your kids.

Apart from pantomimes you can go for Christmas theatre shows for toddlers and kids, dance shows and alternative Christmas shows.

Ice skating in Christmas: The Ice skating institutions during Christmas are beautifully lit with little Christmas trees in the backdrop leaving you to the festive mood. Therefore it is a must watch. Some of the well known rinks are: Broad gate ice Rink, Canary Wharf Ice Rink, Eyeskate, Hampton Palace court Ice Rink, Natural History Museum Ice Rink etc.

Southbank winter festival 2014 brings in numerous events like family Christmas shows, comedy, winter market etc.

Transport during Christmas: It can be very challenging when it comes to transport. But a number of alternatives will be available; therefore you can try any of them. Tube services will be normally provided except on 25th of December. During New Year’s Eve there will be free services from 11:45 pm to 4: 30 am. When it comes to bus services, only on 25th December no routes will be available. London Over ground services do not have normal services. Whereas Barclay’s Cycle hire will be available all throughout the holiday period. Emirates Air line services will be available in Christmas Eve except on 25th of December. Taxi services will be in demand, so it may ask for additional charge.

Christmas food: This is the ideal time to hang out with your friends and family in a restaurant and devouring on mouth watering delicacies. In various parts of London you will come across many restaurants which will remain open on Christmas Eve. Although there will be some which will remain close. The wide ranges of delicacies you will come across are pumpkin soup, smoked salmon, monkfish, turkey, Scottish salmon etc. to pan Indian restaurants, French and Spanish delicacies etc.

Music and nightlife: At this time of the year various concerts take place especially groups singing carols in the oldest church which dates back to 18th century. Also it is followed by choirs in the churches which give you the Victorian feelings. As if it took you back to the historical periods. On the other hand if you are fond of rock bands you will find several open concerts by renowned bands. If you are also a party lover then you can spend the night in a disc or many a clubs. During the Christmas Eve these clubs have themed parties.

Christmas day events: Though no transports will be available except taxi, cycle hire or your own transport, if you can manage to go out there will be lot many events waiting for you. The Peter Pan Cup is a 150 year old swimming race. The race starts from 9 am, be the spectator. You can also go for a Christmas day traditional lunch Cruise on the River Thames. Another notable event is Westminster guide Peter Berthoud who hosts an epic Christmas walk known as Grand tour of London. It starts from 6 am and covers 10 miles in the deserted London over the course of the day. Then there is London walk which takes place around 11 am and 2 pm in Trafalgar square. If you dislike walking then you can take a coach tour of London with Golden tours excluding or including Christmas meal.

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