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Magical London Christmas Lights Tour

A mesmerising festive walk

Quick Details

Booking includes a map of the tour’s route and a list of recommendations of places to eat, drink, shop and enjoy fun activities in London during the holiday season.

Discover London’s Magical Christmas Lights!

Join this private tour and explore the festive history of the UK whilst we discover the West End’s best Christmas lights, window displays and decorations, visit a Christmas market and enjoy delicious treats.

What landmarks are included?

Covent Garden’s Piazza, Seven Dials Market, Neal’s Yard, Leicester Square Christmas Market, Regent Street, Carnaby Street, Trafalgar Square Christmas Market (from December), Bond Street, Piccadilly, Oxford Street, Fortnum and Mason, Hamleys… and many hidden gems!

*Please note: we enjoy exterior views of most buildings and visit a few shops and buildings to keep warm. This is a walking tour which takes places mostly outdoors: please wear comfortable shoes and warm clothes. If you are looking for a Christmas shopping tour please let us know and we’ll design a bespoke experience for you.

Join this off-the-beaten-track tour and explore the most magical time of the year like a true Londoner!

From :
£ 290

About the Tour

Immerse yourself in a magical experience!

During this unique Christmas walk, we discover a world of mesmerising lights, wonderful decorations and world-famous window displays whilst hearing fun facts about the festive history of London.

We explore charming hidden gems: secret alleyways in Covent Garden, pretty streets in Mayfair, vibrant courtyards in Soho as well as one-of-a-kind buildings in St. James’s.

From Instagrammable tunnels to the oldest department store in London, we will uncover the best-kept secrets of the West End, find unique gift shops and enjoy delicious treats!

What’s the experience like?

  • Admire the biggest Christmas light shows on Regent Street, Oxford Street and Carnaby.
  • Listen to festive stories.
  • Learn about British Christmas traditions and their origins.
  • Admire creative window displays, from Hamleys to Fortnum and Mason.
  • Discover the best places to eat, drink and shop.
  • Explore a Christmas market.
  • Taste delicious hot chocolate or mulled wine.
  • See fabulous Christmas trees.

What’s not included?

  • Food and drinks (optional)
  • Public transportation tickets (optional)
  • Entrance to attractions (optional)

Sample Itinerary

Covent Garden

We explore the iconic Piazza, the artisans market and admire its famous Christmas tree whilst we share the story of how this tradition, dating back to the 1800s, became popular in the UK.

Seven Dials

We wander around an off-the-beaten-path shopping district, home to a charming hidden courtyard and a fun food market, to enjoy a more local vibe and taste a hot chocolate or mulled wine to keep us warm.


We uncover the history of Christmas and hear stories about the origins of yet more traditions, from the Christmas card to the Christmas cracker, and soak up Carnaby’s vibrant atmosphere whilst admiring their quirky decorations.

Regent Street

We walk along this breathtaking shopping wonderland to marvel at the most hypnotic Christmas lights in the city and have fun at Hamleys (the oldest toy store in the world!) before exploring Oxford Street and a hidden road decorated with spectacular lights.


We discover stunning window displays in Bond Street, a luxurious retail heaven, and explore an area full of hidden gems, from an illuminated garden to colourful, secret passages.

St. James’s

We visit a fabulous gallery with some of the most festive decorations in town and end the walk at Fortnum and Mason, the oldest department store in London and the perfect place to find unique gifts or taste delicious tea!

All our experiences are tailored to your interests and lifestyle. This is a walking tour. For chauffeured experiences, please get in touch.

Book your private tour today and discover the most magical side of London!