Take the train…to Britain’s best outdoor ice rinks
With Christmas on the doorstep, why not get yourself truly into the festive spirit by visiting one of Blighty’s best outdoor ice rinks. Get your skates on and book some cheap train tickets to some of the coolest ice rink attractions up and down the country.
Read on and find out where the best outdoor ice rinks can be found, and don’t forget to check our journey planner for cheap train tickets before you step out onto the ice.
Take the train to London for …
• Hyde Park’s Winter Wonderland
Visit this sprawling winter wonderland and soak in the irresistible festive buzz. Show off your moves on the magical outdoor ice rink that sparkles day and night. And don’t forget to visit Mr Claus too of course – an ideal day out for all the family.
• Ice at the Tower
Glide along the moat of London’s Tower – one of the capital’s most iconic landmarks. The stunning historic backdrop provides the perfect setting for a romantic date or a fun day out with friends.
• Canary Wharf’s Ice Rink
Pull out your skates and head down to this modern outdoor ice rink. A hotspot for office parties, the festive music and drink on offer at Canary Wharf is guaranteed to fill you with Christmas cheer.
Explore London’s newest outdoor ice rink that can be found by the breath-taking London Eye. Take in views of the impressive observation wheel by day as you skate, then enjoy the festive lighting by night.
• Edinburgh’s Ice Rink
Head up north and take to the ice in Scotland’s capital city. The open ice rink in Princes Street gardens has a traditional feel – surrounded by beautiful historic buildings and twinkling trees adorned with fairy-lights, not to mention a traditional German Christmas market.
Take the train to Cornwall and go to …
• The Eden Project
A magical attraction at any time of the year, Eden really comes into the fore at Christmas with its atmospheric ice rink that is lined with Christmas trees and multi-coloured lights.
• Cardiff’s Winter Wonderland
Whisk your loved ones off to Wales and take to the ice in Cardiff’s Winter Wonderland. Complete with a Ferris wheel, carousel and live music, this open air rink is the perfect place to show off your moves.
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