Ice skating in London

Glide with the greatest of ease around the capital's outdoor ice rinks this winter



Add +

Whether you dance on ice like Christopher Dean or simply scramble around like Bambi, the capital's outdoor ice rinks are some of the most magical locations you'll see all season. With fairy lights and Christmas trees set to the backdrop of London's stunning institutions, a trip to an ice rink is a must-do for the views alone. Keep an eye on this page for the latest London ice rink info for winter 2014.

Get your skates on: London's outdoor ice rinks

Broadgate Ice Rink

This institution of winter outings relocated to Exchange Square last year (after 27 years of being in the middle of Broadgate shopping centre), and liked their new home so much they've stuck with it for 2014. The outdoor rink will be complemented by a pop-up bar, The Tasting Rooms, which will serve cocktails, craft beer and winter warmers, with an outdoor terrace from which to admire the icy action.

  1. Exchange Square
  2. Until Thu Feb 26
More info

Canary Wharf Ice Rink

Canary Wharf’s soaring towers give this outdoor ice rink an imposing backdrop, and some exciting extras help it to keep up with its extravagant surroundings. An iced path allows skaters to dash off from the main rink and glide below sparkling trees around the square's 'Big Blue' sculpture, which was designed by Ron Arad. The team behind Camden restaurant Q Grill will be serving up the sustenance at Q on Ice, with barbecue food, wintry cocktails, craft beer and hot chocolate on the menu.

  1. Canada Square Park
  2. Until Fri Feb 27
More info

Our guide to all things Christmas in London

The 50 best Christmas movies

Source your seasonal viewing with our top 50 festive flicks

Ice skating in London

Glide in style at these iconic ice rinks

40 festive photos of Christmas in London

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Which isn't that surprising frankly

Winterville guide

Everything you need to know about Hackney's brand new festive celebration

See our guide to Christmas in London

Users say

Nazeela Azarpira
Nazeela Azarpira

I want to put my birthday as ice skating I was going to invite 10 people