Hyde Park Winter Wonderland provides a spectacular festive destination with something to excite people of all ages. Choose from one of our popular attractions, experience the thrilling rides, take a trip to Santa Land, browse the Christmas markets and enjoy the festive fare. FREE to enter and soak up the festive atmosphere! Hyde Park Winter Wonderland will be back again in November 2015
Since its launch in 2007, Winter Wonderland has attracted a staggering 14 million visitors, firmly becoming the capital’s most popular winter event.
Winter Wonderland is London’s largest and most spectacular Christmas destination, set in the heart of London and providing festive fun for six weeks. There is no admission fee and it offers a whole day out from 10am to 10pm, with dazzling array of attractions set out under thousands of twinkly lights.
Winter Wonderland has the largest open-air Ice Rink in the UK, stretching over 1,600m2. Set around the Victorian bandstand, it creates the most picturesque and magical centrepiece to Winter Wonderland. The Magical Ice Kingdom, a spectacular ice and snow experience specially created by PWR Events has delighted young and old - a truly breath-taking attraction! Zippos Circus provide a thrilling extravaganza in the form of two different shows - Zippos Christmas Circus shown throughout the day, full of clowns, acrobats and family fun, and Cirque Berserk, offering the night-time crowd a jaw-dropping circus thrill show. The iconic Giant Observation Wheel offers truly spectacular views over London from 60 metres above Hyde Park. Bar Ice, a beautiful arctic environment, where the interior is made out of ice giving visitors a unique experience complete with a festive cocktail and a winter cloak and gloves.
Across Hyde Park’s historic parkland Winter Wonderland introduces some of the most fantastic attractions and rides, some of which have never been seen before in the UK. It also boasts the most atmospheric Christmas Markets, with over 200 individual Tyrolean-style chalets selling unique gifts and handmade crafts, providing a perfect spot for Christmas shopping.
Santa Land is hugely popular with families with young children. You can visit Santa’s Grotto for FREE – named by Time Out as the ‘Best Outdoor Experience’- where Santa welcomes children with a surprise gift.
Fantastic food and drink contributes to making Winter Wonderland such a phenomenal success. Bratwurst sausages and continental beer, steaks and mulled wine are amongst the offerings in the Bavarian Village. In the midst of the other heated cafes, bars and restaurants are culinary delights closer to home by way of hog-roasts, fish & chips, pies, hot cider and real ale. And Winter Wonderland would not be complete without the festive ‘candy castles’ selling gingerbread hearts, roasted nuts, crepes and Christmas stollen…
'This is Christmas to the max' - The Sunday Times
'What more could you want this Christmas?' - Daily Mail
'It really is THE PLACE to head for festive fun' - The Sun
‘...a little bit of festive fairytale magic in the heart of London’ - The Guardian.