The grand eighteenth-century courtyard at Somerset House is opening once again this November, providing a 900-metre-square ice rink with one of the most impressive skating backdrops in London.
Somerset House ice rink is open to both skaters and spectators alike, and it promises a magical ice skating London experience for all visitors to Somerset House courtyard. Why not relax before or after your skate and soak in the atmosphere at Somerset House, which promises something special for Londoners of all ages. There's also The Skate Cafe and Bar which is open for the skating season so if you fancy some tasty hot food, or just a warming or refreshing drink, it's all right there!
This year's Somerset House ice skating will again see late night opening on a few select dates, with torch-lit skating in one of the most romantic and dramatic settings in London. The 2011-2012 season will see the return of the popular DJ nights, where DJs spin some corking tunes to make your late night skating experience even more special. Although the line-up for this year is yet to be confirmed, last year's line-up shows just the kind of quality that you can expect.
Tom's Skate Lounge, a rinkside bar and lounge open to both ticket and non ticket holders alike and serves drinks and snacks throughout the day. New this year is The Christmas Arcade which includes a pop-up luxury shopping mall situated along the West Wing, with winter accessories, jewellery, choccies, gifts and decorations and much more for sale.
Promising festive fun on the ice in the beautiful setting of Somerset House, the ice skating doesn't get much better! So, if you fancy skating with a stunning backdrop, make sure to pick up Somerset House ice skating tickets.