Best ice rinks on our route
We’ve listed the best ice rinks an easy train journey away so you can go and practice your best moves. If you’re going with friends, why not take advantage of our GroupSave train ticket? It offers groups of 3-9 adults a third off adult off-peak tickets. Happy twirling.
Tower of London
1 November 2017 - 2 January 2018
Experience an exhilarating skate against the dramatic backdrop of the Tower of London. Take the kids on weekend mornings for quieter skating sessions, and make the most of all the fun and entertainment around. Don’t forget, if you’re taking any family members over 65 get them a discount on their train fare there with our Senior Rover ticket.
Nearest c2c station: Fenchurch Street
15 November 2017 – 14 January 2018
Somerset House is one of London’s most popular and magical ice rinks. This year they have teamed up with Fortnum & Mason again, so you can indulge in a heavenly hot chocolate or treat yourself to a cocktail or two. There will also be a Christmas arcade full of seasonal food, drink, music and shopping to make the most of your day out.
Nearest c2c station: Fenchurch Street then District Line to Temple
4 November 2017 – 24 February 2018
Set amongst the gleaming towers of Canary Wharf is an ice rink that is perfect for a fun night out after work. Complete with a special skating trail that takes you through a canopy of fairy lit trees, this 1300 sq m rink will have you showing off your skating skills! After your session, get cosy at the Ice Rink Bar and enjoy the glistening city backdrop.
Intu Lakeside Shopping Centre
11 November 2017 – 01 January 2018
Why not combine Christmas shopping with some exciting ice skating? The intu Lakeside ice rink returns this year, sheltered under a giant igloo marquee to protect you from the elements. Equipped with a bar serving festive drinks for any adults who prefer a slower pace, the whole family will have something to enjoy at the Lakeside Christmas Village.
Nearest c2c station: Chafford Hundred
November 2017 - January 2018
Following on from Skylight’s successful summer season, the winter edition brings a rooftop ice rink which overlooks the London city skyline. Enjoy an evening of warming food and festive drinks over three levels of this former carpark before you hop on the ice and get that instagram-worthy shot with the amazing views in the background. Tickets are available at the venue on the day.
Nearest c2c station: Limehouse, then change for the DLR to Shadwell
Natural History Museum
26 October 2017 - 7 January 2018
With the Natural History Museum as the backdrop, this ice rink never fails to impress. Skate amongst frost-covered trees whilst fairy lights twinkle all around you, then refuel in the Café Bar and watch over the rink from the bird’s-eye balcony. Skate clubs, toddler packages and accessible sessions ensure everyone is catered for, so be sure to book your tickets in advance to avoid waiting on the day.
Nearest c2c station: Fenchurch Street, then change for Circle or District line to South Kensington