All you need to know about Hyde Park Winter Wonderland in London
It is always fun to spend time at theme parks, especially in December, when Christmas is coming and you want to do something other than shopping.
Winter Wonderland is the place to visit with family and friends to get out of daily routine, relax and enjoy different attractions.
David Beckham visited the Wonderland for a RollerCoaster ride with his 8 year old daughter Harper yesterday.
Yeah, even football stars enjoy rollercoasters, nothing to be surprised about.
So what is Hyde Park Winter Wonderland?
Hyde Park Winter Wonderland is a large annual Christmas theme park in Hyde Park, London.
When is Winter Wonderland?
Winter Wonderland is open from 21 November 2019 - 5 January 2020
Opening days: Every day
Opening times: 5am- 10pm
Where is Winter Wonderland?
Winter Wonderland is in Hyde Park. There are 5 entrance gates
Blue Gate - Closest to the Ice Rink
Purple Gate - For all other pre-booked attractions
Green Gate - The best for heading to the Bavarian Village
Gold Gate - When heading from Marble Arch tube station
All the gates are depicted on the digital map. Click here to view.
How much is the entrance fee?
There is no entrance fee for Hyde Park Winter Wonderland. However, you still have to pay for individual attractions. The prices for attractions very. See below
What attractions are there in Winter Wonderland?
MAGICAL ICE KINGDOM
Explore a beautifully crafted world of snow and ice sculptures, telling Charles Dickens’ traditional story of A Christmas Carol, inside the UK’s largest ice experience.
The Magical Ice Kingdom is a walk-through attraction which you can stroll around at your leisure. The duration is approximately 30 minutes. You will need to choose a time slot before booking. Last admission is at 21:30.
Ice skating session times run every hour, on the hour, between 10:00 and 21:00. Each ice skating session will last 50 minutes.
Make sure you arrive 20 minutes before your booked session so you’ve got time to get your skates on at the skate hire.
Ideal for all ages and abilities, it’s a great family activity which the kids will love, whether you’re a complete beginner or looking to improve your skills on the ice.
There is a live music from the bandstand that provides the perfect atmosphere while you skate. There is also a spectator's platform where you can enjoy a hot chocolate or festive drink and watch if you are not much of a skating person.
For beginners Ice Guide is available upon booking. Ice Guides cost £35 per hour skating session.
Ticket Prices (Ice skates are included in the ticket price)
See London’s skyline from 70m height.
Each ‘flight’ takes approximately 10 minutes. The last flight is at 21:45 – make sure you allow enough time for the last flights.
Santa Claus opens his grotto from 10am to 6pm. He is FREE to meet and will have a gift for children who’ve been good! You cannot book a visit to Santa, it’s run on a first-come first-served basis so make sure you plan your day accordingly.
A magical Christmas experience for children!
Catch a glimpse of Santa Claus in his Christmas grotto and enjoy a magical family day out in Santa Land.
RIDES AND GAMES
There is over 100 rides and games at Winter Wonderland. Rides are available both for children and adults who want to get adrenaline.
Over 100 charming traditional wooden chalets with unique gifts, traditional Christmas decorations and culinary delights.
Food and Drink
Choose from a range of Bavarian fare including tasty Bratwurst, chicken and flame-grilled salmon, plus traditional dishes in the sit-down restaurants. Warm up over a hot chocolate or cup of mulled wine, or enjoy Bavarian Gold beer at the bars.
Enjoy the festive evening atmosphere in the Bavarian Hall. With live music and DJs, join the singalong and dance the night away.
With a free cocktail included in the price, step inside this funky, pop-art themed bar where everything you see will be entirely crafted from ice.
Choose from a variety of delicious alcoholic and non-alcoholic cocktails, all served in individual pre-carved ice glasses. This unique pop-up bar is kept at a chilly -10°C, but don’t worry, you’ll be provided with a winter cloak and gloves on arrival to help keep you warm and cosy.
Ticket Type Adult
Off Peak £14.00
BAR HUTTE KARAOKE
Bar Hütte cabins are booked on the hour and will last for a duration of 1 Hour 45 minutes for up to 10 people, between 10:00 and 20:00. If your party is 11-20 guests, please book one of our large Hüttes. All children aged 12 years and under must be accompanied by an adult. If you are unavoidably late, please contact us as we may only be in a position to hold your Hütte for 15 minutes. We operate a no-show policy whereby the Hüttes will be released to a waiting list if you do not show up within 15 minutes of your reservation.
To sum up, Hyde Park Winter Wonderland offers an all day experience for everyone. Just make sure to get warm clothes with you. Its cold out there :)
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