A guide to Winter Wonderland 2018

Get lost in Christmas markets, festive bars and snowy grottos at London’s epic Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park
Winter Wonderland
By Time Out London Things To Do |

Nothing says Christmas in London quite like Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park. It’s the ultimate festive one-stop shop for all.

What is Winter Wonderland 2018?

The mother of all festive festivals is back with a bang for a celebration of all things Christmas. You'll find winter markets, festive fairground rides, ice-skating, warming winter street food, cosy wooden grottos and, of course, gallons of glühwein to keep you going all night long.

This year promises to be bigger and better than ever, with major attractions including a 45-metre ice slide inside the new Magical Ice Kingdom and Secret Forest; a Bavarian village offering gigantic bratwursts and steins as big as your head; bookable alpine-themed Bar Hüttes, complete with karaoke for all your festive singalong needs and Backyard Cinema’s The Snowman™ immersive cinematic walk-through experience. You can also visit the brand new Comedy Club series and watch Peter Pan pirouette on the ice. Don’t think that’s everything, though, you can expect plenty more family favourites to return – including Zippos Christmas Circus and the giant observation wheel offering dazzling views over the whole of Winter Wonderland and beyond.

When is Winter Wonderland open in 2018?

Winter Wonderland opens on November 22 2018 at 4pm and runs until January 6 2019. The festive village is usually open every day from around 10am to 10pm. It’s open every day except Christmas Day (December 25).

Where is Winter Wonderland?

Winter Wonderland is held in Hyde Park. The nearest tube stations are Marble Arch, Green Park, Hyde Park Corner, Victoria and Knightsbridge. Hyde Park Corner tube station gets particularly busy, especially at weekends, so using one of the other tube stations above would be our recommendation. Find out how to get to Hyde Park, London.

Is there an entry fee?

No, entry to Winter Wonderland is free, though most attractions and shows inside are ticketed. Seats for the shows and tables in the bars can be booked in advanced on the Winter Wonderland website too.

Get a sneak peek at Hyde Park’s Winter Wonderland here...

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