Where to Find the Best Christmas Lights in London

England, London Guide (B): Where to Find the Best Christmas Lights in London

Twinkling lights, festive window displays, ice-rinks and markets aplenty – London is a fabulous city to visit any time of year, but it really excels at Christmas. I’ve photographed and written about Christmas in London a number of times over the years – I love it that much – yet I’ve somehow never managed to photograph the two most famous Christmas lights displays in London, namely Regent Street and Oxford Street. This year I was determined to set that right and arranged an evening out with friends. Here’s our route through the streets of London to see the best of the city’s Christmas Lights.

We met at a great little pub, The Angel in the Fields. While nothing much to look at from the outside, step inside and you’ll find a cosy pub with wood panelling, stained glass windows and, at this time of year, a real fire blazing. It’s a Sam Smith’s pub, serving their own organic beer. We intentionally got there early so there’d be time for a pint. I opted for an excellent chocolate stout which was smooth and full bodied. It really was superb but it’s at the next stop that the Christmas lights walking tour really begins. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Where to Find the Best Christmas Lights in London
Guide Location: England » London
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Angel in the Fields   Saint Christopher Place   Oxford Street   Burlington Arcade   Piccadilly Arcade   Fortnum and Masons   Jermyn Street   Piccadilly Circus   Carnaby Street   Regent Street  
Author: Kathryn Burrington
Read it on author's website: https://travelwithkat.com/christmas-lights-in-london/

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