There is no better way to get into the festive spirit than seeing the London Christmas lights.
Be dazzled by the lights and decorations on Oxford Street, Regent Street, Covent Garden, Carnaby and Bond Street.
See the sparkle of the shop windows, Christmas Markets and ice skating rinks.
Every year the Christmas lights in London turn the city into a spectacular light show, a magical world awaits you.
Oxford Street Christmas Lights
London’s most famous shopping street is covered with moon-like globes. Oxford Street is just over one mile long and has more than 1700 globes covering the street.
Window shopping will fulfill your Christmas spirit. The shop decorate their windows with glitter and all that sparkles.
Regent Street Christmas Lights
Stroll down the prestigious Regent Street and see the angels floating above you.
The angels light up the beautiful buildings, some of which date back to the 1800’s.
Covent Garden Christmas Lights
The ever enchanting Covent Garden decorates the market with over sized Christmas ornaments and mistletoe.
The huge Christmas tree on the square is beautifully lit with hundreds of lights, which make a nice backdrop to drink mulled wine and hot chocolate.
Bond Street Christmas Lights
If you want to spend some serious money on Christmas gifts, visit Bond Street.
With shops like Gucci and Valentino, you can do some real (financial) damage here. If your budget does not allow a shopping spree, just visit Bond Street for the beautiful Christmas lights.
Carnaby Christmas Lights
The quaint and quirky Carnaby in the heart of London’s West End displays a revolution of Christmas lights.
Inspired by the V&A exhibition You Say You Want a Revolution? Records and Rebels 1966-1970
Wander through the 13 streets and alleys, enjoy the lights and over 100 shops, bars, restaurants and cafés.
You can see all the lights in one evening.
Start at Bond Street and make your way to Oxford Circus. Take a right to see the floating angels on Regent Street.
Carnaby is just on your left.
Head towards Piccadilly Circus, from where you can make your way to Covent Garden via Leicester Square.
The walk will take just over an hour.
More Winter Activities in London
Find the best Christmas Markets in London at Southbank Centre, Leicester Square and Tate Modern. Get your Christmas gifts, enjoy food and drink, and listen to Christmas carol singers.
Hyde Park Winter Wonderland
Get into the Christmas spirit at Winter Wonderland.
Located in Hyde Park, this will get you in the spirit to start
celebrating. With roller coaster rides, a big Ferris wheel
and a beer garden with live music, there is no better
place to be during the holiday season.
Indoor and outdoor skating in multiple locations in London.
Put on your skates in the middle of Westfield shopping center,
with the Nation History Museum as a back drop or in
front of Somerset House.
Fun for young and old!
Shopping at Harrods
Marvel at all that is for sale at Harrods. From weird things like a
crystal bath tub to overpriced designer items. Keep your
pounds in your pocket and stick to window shopping in
London’s most famous department store.