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15 Things Every Student In London Needs To Do This Christmas

Christmas is the best time of year, especially in London. Presents, lights, fun things to do – heaven for students to get into the Christmas spirit! Here are just some the things you need to do while you’re a student there this Christmas.

1. Check out the twinkly Christmas lights from Oxford Street to the Royal Exchange.

✨🎄✨ sending the most christmasy London . . . #christmaslightseverywhere #christmaslondon

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2. Go ice-skating at the Natural History Museum.

3. Or Somerset House.

🏂 ESQUEIT @somersethouselondon #London #UK #Skate

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4. Or even Canary Wharf.

Why wouldn’t you want to skate among 8km of LED lights?!

5. Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park is the place to go if you want free festive spirit.

Winter Wonderland, you melt my heart 💙❄️💙 #winterwonderland #hydepark #london

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6. Use your student discount to do all your Christmas shopping on Oxford Street.

(If you can bear it).


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7. And take a wander around the endless Christmas markets dotted around the city.

#christmasmarket #tatemodern #london #bytheriver

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8. Or Covent Garden.

The Great Christmas Pudding race has already finished unfortunately, but it’s still worth a visit.

Too pretty… #coventgarden #datenight #christmaslights

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9. Go see the infamous Trafalgar Square Christmas tree.

Thanks, Norway. ❤️

London's annual Christmas tree is up in Trafalgar Square 🎄

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10. And sing along to some carols while you’re there.

Carols by the Christmas tree at Trafalgar Square #carolsinging #christmastree #trafalgarsquare #london 🎄🎼

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11. Make the most of having so many great little cafés on your doorstep.

12. Seriously.

Best hot chocolate ever at Cereal Killer Cafe. EVER. Seriously #london #londonchristmas #visitlondon #lovelondon #cerealkillercafe

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13. Go see one of the many, many shows on in the West End.

Cracking nuts 💃☃️🎅🌲

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14. And take a walk around Kew Gardens.

If you’re going to, you might as well go now.

Five golden riinggsss #Christmas

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15. But most of all, enjoy being a student in the best city at the best time of year.

#london #londoncitytrip #citytrip #christmastree #christmaslights #londonchristmas #ilovechristmas

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