The Christmas countdown is on with just under a month until the big day. Whilst the presents under the Christmas tree can be somewhat of a focus. How about mixing things up this year and taking a Christmas trip down to London. Taking in a family attraction or two and creating some magical family memories.
This Christmas the London Merlin attractions have some fantastic festive treats in store for families. Check out the festivities with these family attractions…
Enjoy elves’ eye view from the Coca-Cola London Eye
Calling all wannabe elves! The Coca-Cola London Eye has announced its latest recruitment drive, enlisting the help of two of the North Pole’s best as they start the search for Santa’s newest recruit with Elves’ Eye View.
As the festive season kicks off, the London attraction is inviting youngsters to embrace their inner elf and try out to be in with a chance of landing the most important job of all, Santa’s Chief Navigator.
Join elves Tinsel McJingle and Snowdrop as they train you up to navigate Santa and his sleigh through London’s skyline. Parents can enjoy the London Eye’s breath-taking views Tussauds the kids are entertained with a magical tour of the city below, interactive games and festive dress up – with all fully qualified elves rewarded a special elves hat at the end of their journey.
All guests will also get a special phone call from the man himself, with top tips and advice before they take flight and learn all about his flight path, witnessing the Christmas lights below.
More information and booking: www.londoneye.com
A Christmas Yule never forget at Madame Tussauds London
This December, step into Christmas at Madame Tussauds London as it officially kicks off the festive season. The Baker Street-based attraction will be offering guests a whole host of Yuletide treats from a Christmassy twist on tea with the Queen to the chance to snap a selfie with one of the most famous figures of all. Move over Kim Kardashian, a selfie-taking Santa Claus is coming to town…
For a limited time only, Royal Tea has been given a seasonal twist offering a truly regal experience as guests take a break from celebrity-spotting to indulge in some festive inspired scrumptious afternoon tea, set in the Buckingham Palace garden. Joined by HRH The Queen, guests can enjoy a selection of traditional Mince Pies, Mulled Wine and finger-licking Christmas Turkey and Cranberry sandwiches.
Creating the ideal picture for your Christmas card, Santa Claus will be ready and waiting for his close-up in front of his famous sleigh set against an ever-changing backdrop of festive scenes. Guests will be able to leave with their very own Santa Selfie printed on a Christmas card to take home and send to their friends and family.
More information and booking: www.madametussauds.com/royaltea
Meet Santa along with Shrek and his DreamWorks friends
This Christmas, journey through Far Far Away and explore 12 laugh-out-loud fairytale themed live shows, meeting Shrek and his DreamWorks friends. Then step into the magical Swamp where Santa’s Grotto awaits. See your child’s face light up as they meet Santa and receive a gift from the big man himself (Santa that is…)!
More information and booking: www.shreksadventure.com/london/grotto/
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