Christmas is on its way and London has the best Christmas lights shining throughout the city and adding to its glory! If you’ll be in London during the wintertime, around the festivities, here’s what you need to know about this year’s most stunning display of lights.
The popular Oxford Street Christmas stars are the most iconic lights in the city and this year, they’ll be illuminating the display only for a short time. As an eco-conscious choice and promoting the use of recycled materials as part of its displays, make sure to head to Oxford Street to catch a glimpse of this magical display.
With the luxurious Park Grand Hyde Park as your humble abode nestled in the heart of the city, be promised an impeccable stay experience with the best Christmas displays to cheer you up at your doorstep! The mesmerising ‘sky full of stars’ theme with the dangling stars in the night sky represents Oxford Street’s partnership with Starlight, a children’s charity. Made with cost-efficient 300,000 LED light displays and recycled plastic, these lights are 75 per cent more efficient than the traditionally used bulbs.
Regent Street has been renowned for its spectacular Christmas lights traditions since 1954, and this year the popular ‘Spirits of Christmas’ are set to fly over shoppers again! Bringing splendid British craftsmanship and design to the fore, be part of London’s largest-ever Christmas lights display for an enchanting experience. With your luxe accommodation near Hyde Park, experience the sweeping canopy of light, stretching from Langham Place to Waterloo Place.
P.S. There will be over 50 of these magical spirits shining bright in Regent Street this year! So, make sure to visit and get into the Christmas spirit with the iconic Regent Street lights.
Carnaby Street’s Christmas light installations are sure to stand out this year with an extraordinary galactic light display! The glimmering neon light waves, huge planets and the vast vortex shining above you at Carnaby Street is sure to be a memorable experience. Immerse yourself in the dynamic and vibrant display of luminous light waves with live entertainment and music to recharge yourself. Also, don’t forget to explore the delectable food and drink options galore from over 100 retailers for a night to remember!
There’s no other building that loves celebrating Christmas events with delightful light displays more than The Shard. This year, experience Western Europe’s highest Christmas light displays in London for an unforgettable experience to cherish forever! Fuel yourself with breakfast near Hyde Park and in the evening see the top 20 storeys of the Shard transform into a beautifully hued spectacle. Moreover, there’ll be another glorious display at the Shard when the clock strikes midnight and New Year’s officially here! So, don’t forget to click some great pictures for Instagram.
For a unique experience this Christmas, head to Kew Gardens to discover a surreal, glittering light trail. Kew Garden’s 2.7 km trail boasts over a million lights turning the world-renowned botanic garden and a UNESCO World Heritage Site into a worth-seeing Christmas wonderland! Gear up for a once-in-a-lifetime experience with a dazzling fire garden, larger-than-life illuminations and a Christmas Cathedral that is sure to dominate your Instagram feed this festive season. Keep yourself warm with a plethora of independent street food vendors selling tantalising street food and mulled wine too. So, get your tickets now!
Exciting, isn’t it? With your stay at one of the opulent hotels in London near Hyde Park, the perfect Christmas light displays in the heart of London City will be the most memorable start to your festive season!