LONDON CELEBRATES ON NEW YEAR’S
London is one of the most popular cities in the world to celebrate the holidays. The city’s iconic landmarks, such as the Tower of London, the Houses of Parliament, and the London Eye, are all lit up in a dazzling display of lights. And the New Year’s Eve fireworks display over the River Thames is one of the most spectacular in the world.
One of the best ways to experience New Year’s Eve in London is on a river cruise. There are a variety of different cruises available, ranging from budget-friendly to luxury options. Most cruises offer a glass of champagne at midnight, live music and dancing, and stunning views of the fireworks display.
No matter what your budget or interests are, there is a New Year’s Eve cruise in London that is perfect for you. So book your tickets to London today at united.com and start planning your unforgettable holiday experience in London.
Take the Illuminations of London on Christmas Eve tour and be dazzled by Christmassy shop window displays, sparkling fairy lights and witness London’s landmarks and monuments dressed in their winter finery at nightfall. You’ll have plenty of opportunities to take photos or you can just sit back and enjoy the sights including the world-famous Christmas Lights on Regent Street, Parliament Square, Piccadilly Circus, Trafalgar Square and the Tower of London.
Discover some of the best Christmas theatre London has to offer over the festive season. There are lots of magical London Christmas shows to enjoy in December and over the holiday season, from Christmas pantomimes and festive ballets, to spectacular Christmas theatre productions and the latest West End shows. Don’t miss the Royal Ballet perform Tchaikovsky’s festive masterpiece, The Nutcracker, on the Royal Opera House stage over Christmas from December 6 to January 13.
Christmas at Kew Gardens
The UK’s original festive light trail, Christmas at Kew launched in 2013 at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, paving the way for enchanting displays across the country. This year’s trail is a celebration of nature by night, where visitors can expect the return of seasonal favorites, including one of the longest light tunnels ever to be featured, alongside immersive new installations, seven of which are making their UK debut.
Christmas Market Tours
Hop on a train and venture outside London to one of the UK’s enchanting Christmas Markets that take place during the festive season, through December 22. Pick up delicious mince pies or personalized presents while you wander around the beautiful city of Bath or sip on warming mulled wine as you explore York’s famous alpine chalets along Parliament Street and St. Sampson’s Square.