CHRISTMAS IN LONDON: XMAS MARKETS, ATTRACTIONS AND MORE

Christmas in london

With our flight back to London for the holidays getting nearer and nearer, I decided to sit down and share my favourite things to do to celebrate Christmas in London!

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THE MAKING OF HARRY POTTER AT THE WARNER BROTHERS STUDIO TOUR, LONDON (VIDEO)

The Great Hall is the first set you walk onto, made with stone floors and decorated with Christmas trees and decorations during our visit. The costumes of the Hogwarts’ teachers are lined up across the front and props are displayed on the tables. The guide talks you through the creation of the hall and refers to some of the famous scenes based in the hall. You have around 10 minutes in the Great Hall before you are moved on for the next group to enter.

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20 PERFECT GIFT IDEAS FOR TRAVELERS

I find it so hard to buy for Calum and my travel loving friends! You can’t get them anything too big because it won’t fit in the luggage, or too heavy because again, of the luggage. You can’t buy them gifts for home because they are travelling so often. You can’t get them tickets for a show or event because they may not even be in the country at that time. Well, I am sure they will still love gifts for their return and you can of course, contact them to see when they will next be home. Some of these gifts are more practical than others, depending on the type of traveller your loved one is!

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WALKING IN LONDON’S WINTER WONDERLAND 2016 (VIDEO)

Christmas in London

With the possibility that this may be our last Christmas the UK for a few years, I decided that this was the year I needed to cram as much festive happenings in the season as possible. So, last week was the Ideal Home Show Christmas Fair and this week I decided a trip to Winter Wonderland would be next on my list.

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SPENDING TOO MUCH MONEY AT THE IDEAL HOME SHOW CHRISTMAS – KENSINGTON OLYMPIA, LONDON

As a birthday gift to my mum, I treated my parents and I to tickets for the Ideal Home Show Christmas. At £15 a ticket, I bagged a deal on Groupon UK; two tickets for £16 including a free Ideal Home Magazine. The show ran from the 23rd to the 27th of December 2016 and held at the Kensington Olympia Exhibition Hall – directly opposite the Kensington Olympia Station.

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