Christmas Ice Skating

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We can’t wait for the return of Hampton Court Ice Rink over the festive winter season. Enjoy an unforgettable experience of outdoor ice skating within the setting of the magnificent Palace that Henry VIII once lived in.  Beautifully illuminated after dark, it makes a stunning night-time destination – enjoy the fairytale scenery as you glide around the ice under the evening stars!

Somerset House

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Find your feet on the ice with Skate School & give children their first glide on the ice at Somerset House.  Somerset House Skate School sets the standard for people of all ages & abilities to learn how to build confidence or improve their technique. Children can join the Polar Cub Club which provides a safe environment to take their first tentative steps on the ice at the training rink. The Penguin stabilizers give young children the support to encourage good skating posture & practice, plus create lots of fun!

Winchester Cathedral

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Experience an exhilarating skate under the stars with friends & family at the stunning Winchester Cathedral.  For 5 weeks over the Christmas period the Cathedral is transformed by a Christmas Market & open-air real ice rink. The real ice rink can be enjoyed by people of all ages & abilities as there is a team of trained ice stewards who ensure that the rink is safe & well maintained. Ice skating sessions last for 1 hour – this includes time to fit your skates which are included in the ticket price.

Eden Project

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Even toddlers can have a go at ice staing at the Eden Project!  The special ice-play sessions for kids aged between 18 months – 5 years, with plenty of toys to play with, last 40 minutes, so little one’s won’t get too cold.  For older children (& adults too!) penguin aids are ideal for helping skaters to gain confidence on the ice.  I

Royal Pavillion Brighton

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With the former Royal pleasure palace as backdrop,  the Royal Pavillion in Brighton offers seasonal fun & a unique & special festive experience! And whether you’re a skater or not, everyone is welcome to enjoy delicious food and drink by day and night at the stunning rinkside Bar & Kitchen, which offers heart warming snacks, delicious lunches and dinners, a great bar selection, with mulled wine and hot chocolate with marshmallows always available.

Wherever you choose, have a great day & let us know if your local town is offering a festive ice rink!

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