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London Ice Rinks (16 November 2012 - 6 January 2013)

This year sees the capital open its doors to a number of ice rinks, with more choice than ever before. Luckily for our Apex guests staying in London there are a number of ice rinks just a stone’s throw away from the hotels. So it's time to get your skates on this winter and enjoy the festive period on the capital’s coolest ice rinks.

With a number of ice rinks dotted all over the city, here is our selection of the top three for this winter ...

As the short days draw and the winter feeling really kicks in, London’s ice rinks come alive.

Somerset House Ice Rink (16 November - 6 January)

Whether you choose to skate to a live soundtrack with one of the latest DJs or you want to find your feet on ice, Somerset House Ice Rink is the perfect location to experience winter skating in the open air. Located less than a five minute walk away from Apex Temple Court Hotel, this ice rink provides a magical setting under the stars.

Tower of London Ice Rink (17 November - 6 January)

Skate in London’s most striking open-air ice rink, located in the moat of Tower of London. Tower of London Ice Rink is set within the glorious fortress battlements, providing a stunning backdrop for winter skating in the City. Less than a two minute walk from Apex City of London Hotel, it is perfect for all those skaters who are looking for an ice rink enriched with history and culture.

Winter Wonderland (23 November - 6 January)

Based in Hyde Park, the spectacular Christmas Ice Rink returns to light up and transform Hyde Park into a shimmering destination full of wintertime festivities. For the first time ever, you can now enjoy the Magical Ice Kingdom full of magnificent ice and snow sculptures.



What's on in London - February 2015

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