Christmas 2016 In Mayfair At Washington Mayfair

Christmas is a magical time for all. With winter chills and bright festive lights lining the streets, London is the place to visit this December. There are activities and festivities to be enjoyed by couples, families and everyone in between, but hotels sell out fast & so do tickets to private events.

We here at The Washington Mayfair want to provide you with a variety of options and inspirational ideas. Our idyllic Mayfair location puts the great city of London just a step away from your room.

Winter Wonderland

A 12 minute walk from The Washington Mayfair hotel you will find one of the top London winter events. This fantastically festive event takes place from the 18th of November until the start of January. This destination has a variety of attractions for you to discover, some of which are; ice skating, an ice bar, a Christmas circus and much more.

This year is the 10th anniversary of Winter Wonderland, which means in celebration Winter Wonderland will have new attractions and never seen before rides. This all makes Winter Wonderland of the best destinations to visit this holiday season in London.

If you want to find out more about things to do at Winter Wonderland this year, click here.

Christmas Ballet in London

Ever since 1950 the English National Ballet Christmas season has included The Nutcracker.Famous world over, this fantastic production consists of over 100 dancers and musicians to bring Nutcracker to life with exquisite dancing, beautiful sets and Tchaikovsky’s glorious score played live.

A trip to English National Ballet’s Nutcracker in the splendour of the London Coliseum is an unforgettable Christmas treat. In 2015 over 73,000 audience members experienced this show at the London Coliseum.

Book your tickets here.

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Christmas Lights & Christmas Shopping

Lights displays can be found across the city of London but here is a list of the greatest displays found in the city during the holiday period.

Top Light Displays to see this Christmas in London:

  • Oxford Street
  • Regent Street
  • Bond Street

London has a multitude of shops, however only the finest will do this holiday season. Treat yourself and those around you with luxurious and bespoke gifts from London’s greatest retailers.

Top London retailers to visit this Christmas:

  • Harrods
  • Liberty
  • Fortnum & Mason
  • Selfridges
  • Heal’s

Christmas at The Washington Mayfair

Celebrate in style this year as we bring a pinch of pizzazz to the Christmas proceedings. We will be providing a great choice of packages to ensure you visit to London is extra special.

Classic Dinner Dance Package – £79.99 per person

  • Exclusive use of Lower Madison’s
  • Welcome glass of Omni Cuvee Brut
  • Traditional three course menu
  • ½ a bottle of wine per person
  • Theming: lots of Glitter. Lots of sparkles!
  • DJ & Dance floor and Christmas novelties

To find out more packages available and more about Christmas at the Washington Mayfair then, click here.


Spend this Christmas season in festive spirits at The Washington Mayfair Hotel. With special offers and an ideal location experience London in a new light.

Find our Winter Warmer offer here and save 15% when you book direct.

Experience our Mayfair Hotel Near Green Park London

Green Park neighbours Buckingham Palace and deserves a place on your list of top London sightseeing spots. Washington Mayfair enjoys a prime Mayfair location meaning Green Park is practically on our doorstep. Join the millions of people that enjoy the tranquil beauty of this prime green space in central London. The Green Park is perfect for relaxing activities such as sunbathing or enjoying a picnic. A favourite activity of many tourists and locals is to hire one of the iconic green and white striped deck chairs. These can be booked online at the Park Deck Chairs website.

Green Park is the perfect spot for getting the blood pumping with a brisk walk or run through this beautiful green space. You cannot help but feel the worries of life fade away as you pound along the pedestrian paths. As you explore Green Park look out for the many famous landmarks such as the Canada Memorial, Bomber Command Memorial, Memorial Gates, Canada Gate and the section of the The Diana Princess of Wales Memorial Walk that runs through Green Park.

To reach Green Park from Washington Mayfair Hotel follow the directions on the Google Map below:

Experience London’s Parks This Summer

London’s Parks offer a calm oasis in amongst the hustle and bustle of the city and in the summer they really come alive. Washington Mayfair enjoys an ideal location to enjoy some of the best London parks so here is a brief guide to get the most out of London’s Parks this summer.

London parks mapJust a few moments from Washington Mayfair Hotel lie Hyde Park, Green Park and St James’s Park. Each have their own unique character and host different summer events.

What To Do In Hyde Park This Summer

Hyde Park is one of the largest London parks and offers a large number attractions to enjoy. This is best done on a bicycle so why not hire a Boris or other bike and whizz along the the pathways that criss-cross the various green spaces. Stop at The Serpentine and admire the beautiful white swans. Take a dip at Lansbury’s Lido or if you don’t fancy the idea of getting wet hire a rowing boat.

Pack or buy a pre-packed picnic and bring along a blanket to enjoy in the cool shade of the ancient trees of the Park. Be sure to visit Kensington Palace and Gardens at the western border of Hyde Park.

What To Do In Green Park This Summer

At the South Eastern corner of Hyde Park lies Green Park. The smallest London Park, Green Park borders Buckingham Palace and the Buckingham Palace Gardens. Green Park is perfect for picnics and very popular for sunbathing. Grab a deckchair and soak up the sun with Constitution Hill and Buckingham Palace in the background. Deck chairs are available for hire in Green Park from March through to October.

What To Do In St James’s Park This Summer

St James’s Park is the oldest London park and is at the heart of ceremonial London, providing the background for special pageants such as Trooping the Colour. Catch the Prudential Ride London on the 1st and 2nd August and the changing of the guard at 11:00am daily and 10:00am on Sundays outside the Horse Guard building.

Washington Mayfair is located in Curzon Street which mean these 3 London parks are literally on the hotel’s doorstep.  The hotel offers 178 bedrooms and suites perfect for a summer stay in London. Speak to one of our staff about how to get the best out of the nearby London parks.

Lets hold thumbs from some sizzling summer weather and enjoy the best of London’s parks!