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Christmas and New Year's Eve in London

By Viator, January 2015

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Celebrate Christmas this year with Viator, and see the top London attractions sparkle away from the crowds!

The Christmas lights, which famously light up Bond Street and Oxford Circus each year, set the scene for a festive shopping frenzy right up until the tail end of Christmas Eve.  You can even do a Christmas Eve Lights Tour in London Led by Santa! In peaceful contrast to the pre-Christmas chaos, Christmas Day sees Londoners retire from the high street excess in favor of unwrapping presents at home, leaving the city streets empty for you to explore.

A great way to do that is with the Christmas Day in London on a Vintage Bus or Christmas Day Lunch Cruise on the River Thames. Grab this rare opportunity to see London at its best – free from public transport as well as the crowds.  It’s a perfect opportunity for festive photos of top London attractions such as Big Ben, the Tower of London, Westminster Abbey and Trafalgar Square.

If you fancy venturing further afield, then enjoy a smooth journey along quiet roads to see iconic England landmarks such as the UNESCO listed Stonehenge circle, or Leeds Castle. You can spend Christmas Eve in Windsor, Stonehenge and Bath, at Warwick Castle, Stratford-upon-Avon, the Cotswolds and Oxford, or at Leeds Castle, Canterbury and Dover.

Don’t forget the British tradition of Boxing Day. This holiday has origins going back to the Middle Ages, and is celebrated as a bank holiday throughout Britain. Celebrate in style with a Boxing Day Tour to Warwick Castle, Stratford-upon-Avon, The Cotswolds and Oxford, at Windsor, Stonehenge and Bath, or at Leeds Castle, Canterbury, Dover and Greenwich.

Christmastime is an amazing time to visit England. Get the most out of your holiday travel with some of our most spectacular tours. And of course, Happy Holidays!

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Christmas Eve in Windsor, Stonehenge and Bath

Do something special on Christmas Eve and spend some time exploring the ancient sites of England. This day trip from London starts in the Royal Borough of ...  Read more

Location: London, United Kingdom
Duration: 11 hours (approx.)

From USD $140.34

Thames River Christmas Day Sightseeing Cruise

Celebrate Christmas Day in London with this magical 45-minute cruise along the Thames River. Treat yourself to a festive tipple from the onboard bar and soak ...  Read more

Location: London, United Kingdom
Duration: 45 minutes (approx.)

From USD $31.54

Boxing Day Tour to Warwick Castle, Stratford-upon-Avon, The Cotswolds and Oxford

3.5 star rating: Worth doing 2 Reviews

Escape the hustle and bustle of London on Boxing Day -- the hectic shopping day after Christmas -- and take a day trip to Warwick Castle, Stratford-upon-Avon ...  Read more

Location: London, United Kingdom
Duration: 9 hours (approx.)

From USD $148.22

Christmas Lunch in the Cotswolds

4.5 star rating: Recommended 7 Reviews

Spend Christmas Day in the English countryside! Take this special Christmas tour from London and see the picturesque villages of the Cotswolds, Oxford and ...  Read more

Location: London, United Kingdom
Duration: 10 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $157.68

Christmas Day Tour: Windsor, Stonehenge, Bath and Lacock

3.5 star rating: Worth doing 2 Reviews

Make this Christmas one to remember by booking this full-day sightseeing tour from London. On Christmas Day, see the royal town of Windsor, Stonehenge and the ...  Read more

Location: London, United Kingdom
Duration: 11 hours (approx.)

From USD $157.68

Christmas Lunch in Canterbury

Celebrate Christmas Day on a tour of the beautiful English countryside. You’ll visit Canterbury, enjoy a delicious traditional Christmas lunch, see the White ...  Read more

Location: London, United Kingdom
Duration: 10 hours (approx.)

From USD $157.68

Christmas Morning London Panoramic Tour

Why share London with all the other travelers? See the best of London's iconic landmarks on Christmas Day when the streets are empty and virtually traffic free.

Location: London, United Kingdom
Duration: Varies

From USD $55.19

Boxing Day Tour from London: Leeds Castle, Canterbury, Dover and Greenwich

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 3 Reviews

Escape the hustle and bustle of London on Boxing Day and instead take a day trip to some of England’s most spectacular sights: Leeds Castle, Canterbury and ...  Read more

Location: London, United Kingdom
Duration: 9 hours (approx.)

From USD $148.22

Christmas Day Tour: Stonehenge, Bath and the Cotswolds

3.5 star rating: Worth doing 4 Reviews

Have a memorable Christmas Day in England with this holiday tour to Stonehenge, Bath, the Cotswolds and Stratford-upon-Avon from London. England’s undeniable ...  Read more

Location: Windsor, United Kingdom
Duration: 11 hours (approx.)

From USD $157.68

Christmas Day in Rochester, Canterbury and Dover

2.5 star rating: It was OK, but could have been better 4 Reviews

Spend your Christmas Day mixing history, tradition and the British countryside on this tour from London to some of the UK’s iconic towns. You’ll travel in a ...  Read more

Location: London, United Kingdom
Duration: 10 hours (approx.)

From USD $173.45

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