London ice rinks for winter 2021/22
Winter is coming, as are the ephemeral ice rinks that populate the city every winter. After an obvious breakup last year, many are back for people to repeatedly fall.
In alphabetical order
Saturday 23 October 2021 – Saturday 26 February 2022
Canada Square Park will once again be transformed with a traditional alpine theme and an indoor ice rink with hundreds of sparkling fairy lights. The ice rink will be open for Halloween, Christmas and after Valentine’s Day.
- Adult / Teen (13+): £ 17.95
- Children (4-12 years old): £ 11.95
- Family (2 adults + 2 children or 1 adult + 3 children): £ 49.50
- Skating aids: £ 5.00
Hampton Court Palace
Friday 19 November 2021 – Sunday 2 January 2022
An open-air ice rink in front of the famous Tudor Palace.
- Adult / Teen (13 years and over): from £ 16
- Children (3-12 years old): Of £ 11.50
- Family ticket (1 adult + 3 children or 2 adults + 2 children): from £ 46
- Skating aid: £ 5
Limited skate aids are available per session and must be reserved in advance
Hyde Park Winter Wonderland
Friday 19 November 2021 – Monday 3 January 2022
An ice rink inside the Winter Wonderland fair in Hyde Park, considered the largest outdoor ice rink in the UK
- Adult / Teenager: £ 15.50
- Child (12 and under): £ 10.50
- Reduced price: £ 14.50
- Family (2 adults / teenagers and 2 children OR 1 adult / teenager and 3 children): £ 42
Note that there is a £ 5 entrance fee to Winter Wonderland, which is waived if you spend at least £ 20 on other attractions.
Natural History Museum
Friday 22 October 2021 – Sunday 16 January 2022
This is the last time an ice rink will appear in front of the Natural History Museum as the garden is about to be renovated. The Café Bar offers a bird’s eye view of the ice rink and is open every day until the ice rink closes.
- Adults from £ 12.65
- Children from £ 8.80
Royal Museums of Greenwich
Thursday November 18, 2021 – Sunday January 9, 2022
Located opposite Queen’s House and next to the impressive Christopher Wren designed Old Royal Naval College.
- Adults from £ 15
- Children (3-15) from £ 8.50
Wednesday 17 November 2021 – Sunday 16 January 2022
Located inside the main courtyard of Somerset House, this is a more party-oriented ice rink, with DJ music takeovers, food, drink and champagne lounges.
- Adult: from £ 15
- Children (under 12) / Reduced prices: from £ 8.50
Rooftop ice rink which is more of a bolt on to the beverage and dining bar. Tables for food and drink can be reserved in advance, but ice skating only on the day of arrival.
Two-hour bottomless prosecco and meal voucher £ 44.95 per person
Note that the Tower of London does not have an ice rink this year. Camden Market and JW3 may have ice rinks, but have yet to confirm.