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Episode 71 – Unveiling the Magic: London at Christmas – Top Things to Do and See

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In episode 71 of the UK Travel Planning Podcast, we chat about all things festive! Get ready to be swept away into a magical festive season in London. We’re going to cover all the enchanting Christmas activities you can enjoy in the capital city – from the dazzling Christmas lights on Oxford and Regent Street, to the delightful Hyde Park’s Winter Wonderland and the South Bank Winter Festival. 

Ever wondered what Hogwarts looks like covered in snow? Well, let’s make the trip to Harry Potter Studios together to find out. We’ll also explore the festive charm of Christmas at Kew and the iconic Norwegian Christmas tree at Trafalgar Square. To top it off, we’ll indulge in the quirky British tradition of a pantomime – oh yes we will!

As a special treat, we’re joined by Domi from Scalens Studio, a holiday photographer in London. She’ll be sharing her top tips on how to book a festive photo shoot that captures the essence of this magical season. 

You’ll discover the best locations for that perfect holiday snap, with Domi’s top three spots – Regent Street, Oxford Street, and Covent Garden. Plus, hear about the spectacular Christmas lights that transform the city in November, creating the ideal background for your Christmas card. 

Join us, and let’s create some unforgettable holiday memories in London!

And here’s a cherry on top, an exclusive discount code UKTPPODCAST to get US$10 off our essential London guide and itinerary planner eBook.

So, plug in your headphones and prepare to ace your London trip planning!

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Episode 71 – Show Notes

🎄Things to do in London at Christmas

Topics covered in this episode include:

  • London at Christmas is a fantastic time to visit with a great atmosphere and beautiful Christmas lights.
  • Some of the best things to do in London at Christmas include enjoying the Christmas lights in Central London, taking a tour to see the lights, attending a Christmas show or pantomime, and visiting the Southbank Winter Festival and Hyde Park’s Winter Wonderland.
  • Other activities include visiting Hogwarts in the Snow at the Harry Potter Studios, experiencing Christmas at Kew Gardens, seeing the Christmas tree at Trafalgar Square, exploring the Christmas markets in various locations, and booking a festive photoshoot in London.
  • Domi from Scalens Studio shares insights about booking a festive photoshoot and highlights the best places to take pictures in London.

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