How London is transformed into a Winter Wonderland – Christmas 2014

Christmas in London is always a special treat. As evening falls, the capital is magically transformed into a winter wonderland. Shoppers crowd up the old streets under a canopy of holiday lights while carolers take to the squares and market corners, filling the air with songs of happy golden days of yore ….

When it comes to the Christmas decorations in town, Londoners and visitors alike are always amazed by the efforts put in each year. There is no better city in the world that puts on such a display to celebrate the holiday season!

Fortnum and Mason

Each year looks to improve on the last, with the likes of Harrods and Harvey Nichols pushing the envelope with their wonderful, whacky, sparkly christmas displays. Who will be crowned this year’s Christmas display champion?

To get you into the Christmas Spirit we have collected a variety of the fabulous Christmas displays from years past. Its just a tiny taste of what you can expect to see on our London Christmas Tours with London Magical Tours.

From Harrods in Knightsbridge, to Fortnum and Mason in Piccadilly, from the toys in Hamleys and the displays of Selfridges filling up Oxford Street – theres really nothing quite like spending the festive season in London.

Destination Christmas

Feeling a little more festive? Remember that London’s ORIGINAL and only FULLY THEMED Christmas tours return once again this 2014 holiday season.

Our Christmas themed tours are the only sightseeing experience to focus purely on the best of the holiday season in one of the world’s greatest cities. Make sure you book your London Christmas Lights Tour this month to enjoy early bird savings.

Get a taste of what you can expect from our Christmas Tours during your festive visit to London by clicking on the video link below – we look forward to seeing you!

London Christmas Tour Reviews: December 2013

We are happy to see so many smiling faces on our Magical Christmas Tours!

With plenty of sold out dates, this year’s tours are proving to be another great success. Thank you to all our clients who have been nice enough to share their feedback, we are delighted with the comments received so far. A lot of effort goes into each year’s tours to make them better than ever before and it is wonderful to hear that they are going down a treat.

So what makes a Christmas Tour truly magical? Here’s a sample of what you’ve been saying so far this holiday season while touring with London Magical Tours, including video commentary:

Mrs. Wilcox from Somerset, UK

Mrs. Wilcox from Somerset, UK

“Absolutely marvellous! Fantastic and knowledgeable tour guide”

Mr. Vos from Amsterdam, Holland

Mr. Vos from Amsterdam, Holland

“Fantastic tour. A true professional experience, a great job done by our guide and also by our chauffeur. Merry Christmas!”

Our London Christmas Lights Tours run through until January 6th 2014. We look forward to seeing you!

London Christmas 2013 – Tour Updates

London Christmas 2013

London Christmas 2013

As we approach the official start of 2013’s Christmas tours, we can now reveal some of the little optional extras we have added for this year’s itineraries:

Mince Pie and Wine wine-mince-pies
What better way to enjoy the best of the London decorations and lights than with the most famous of English Christmas traditions – a delicious mince pie with a glass of red wine – perfect to keep warm on a frosty Christmas night!

This special treat is available to order with your tour at 10 GBP per person.

Personal Visit from Father Christmas
For many years we have received special requests asking whether there was any way to be able to guarantee a visit from Santa during the Magical Christmas tours. Well, for the first time ever and after much deliberation with the man himself … we now can!

Father Christmas will be taking a well deserved break from his workshop at the North Pole on select dates during November and December to pay a totally private and personal visit to guests who request this service. Magically appearing during the course of your Christmas tour, Santa Claus will be on hand with a special gift to make your tour a truly memorable experience, with plenty of photograph opportunities. Offered exclusively as an option on our private tours.

Luxury Car Upgrade- 50% off Promotion
Wish to sightsee in true style? For that extra special touch, upgrade to our luxury fleet of Mercedes and Jaguar vehicles to enjoy the best of London at Christmas in the utmost comfort. Offered on select dates during November and December at a promotional rate, saving 50% off the standard upgrade price.

Watch the latest Christmas tours teaser video, new for 2013 with tour comments and sample tour footage:

Still needing a little extra holiday cheer? Get into the spirit by viewing our official London Christmas Tours video trailer, which is also the featured video of the month at, the TV channel for the official tourist board for Great Britain.

Let us be the first to wish you a magical Christmas season – we look forward to seeing you!

London Christmas Tours – Official 2013 Dates

As we enter the final part of 2013, we are delighted to confirm the return of our ever popular London Christmas tours. A big thank you to all those who have been patiently waiting for the full 2013 schedule to be announced – the response has once again been phenomenal!

Snowfall over London

Snowfall over London

The Christmas Lights Tour (2 hrs) and the Magical Christmas London Tour (3 hrs) return daily from the 11th of November 2013 through to 6th of January 2014.

Prebookings have been coming in since September (yes, that’s September of last year 2012!) and many dates in December are now close to selling out such has been the demand.

The revisions for this year’s festive season are now all but complete, which without giving too much away, will include greater emphasis on the traditions of a London Christmas …

In case you you need a reminder about the beauty of London’s decorations and festive lights at this special time of year or if you simply need a bit of help to get into the holiday spirit, view our Christmas in London teaser video, showing just some of the many of lights and off the beaten path secrets you can discover while on this year’s tours:

A very special thank you goes out to all clients who kindly volunteered to take part in filming to share their tour experiences.

Christmas in London 2013: Where to go and what to see: Part I

As we say goodbye to the summer, we are already very much looking forward to what Christmas 2013 will have to offer. To begin to get you into the festive spirit, here is part 1 of our mini-guide to everything Christmas in London 2013:


St Martins in the fields, Trafalgar Square: Annual Christmas Carol Service


St. Martin’s in the fields is located in Trafalgar Square next to the National Art Gallery (the nearest underground station is Charing Cross/ Leicester Square Station)

Christmas is the most important time for concerts at St Martin-in-the-Fields and this season features a packed programme of festive favourites; make sure not to miss the annual candle light concert, free for all!

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