Winter Wonderland 2023: dates, attractions, opening hours, prices and is there an ice rink?

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Winter Wonderland has returned to Hyde Park

Hyde Park will be transformed into a Winter Wonderland in just a couple of weeks' time.

The popular Christmas attraction will return for another year of magic and festive delight. Huge crowds are expected to flock to it once again in 2023.

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First opening in 2007, Winter Wonderland has become a fixture of Christmas in London over the last 16 years. It was visited by an estimated 14 million people in its first 10 years.

Featuring ice sculpting workshops, an ice slide, roller coaster rides and so much more. It also features a circus, bars, food, live shows and music.

If you are thinking of visiting Winter Wonderland in 2023, here’s all you need to know:

When does Winter Wonderland start?

The attraction will open on Friday, 17 November this year. It will take over Hyde Park throughout the festive period.

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What is the closing date for Winter Wonderland?

It will be open throughout Christmas and will close on 1 January 2024. Fans will have most of November and all of December to visit the attraction.

Is there an ice rink at Winter Wonderland?

The Christmas attraction in Hyde Park is open until the New Year. It features a number of attractions for visitors to enjoy, including an ice rink as well as ice sculpting workshops, ice slide, giant wheel and many more.

Visitors need to pre-book tickets for attractions they wish to visit on a trip to Winter Wonderland. The Christmas event’s website warns that tickets are selling fast.

How much are tickets for Winter Wonderland?

For admission prices range from free to £7.50 each. But attractions cost extra on top of the entrance fee and you need to pre-book before you arrive. Tickets can be purchased from Winter Wonderland’s website.

The prices for 2022 were:

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Admission

  • Off-peak - free
  • Standard times - £5
  • Peak times - £7.50
Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park.  (Photo by Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images)Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park.  (Photo by Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images)
Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park. (Photo by Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images) | Getty Images

Bar Ice

  • Peak - £16
  • Standard - £15

Cirque Berserk

  • Adult/teen - Peak: £17, Standard: £15, Off-peak: £12
  • Child - 12 and under - Peak: £14, Standard: £12, Off-peak: £9
  • Family entry - Peak: £56, Standard: £48, Off-peak: £36
  • Concession - Peak: £16, Standard: £14, Off-peak: £11
  • Private box with champagne - Peak: £100, Standard: £95, Off-peak: £90

Ice Rink

  • Adult/ teen - Peak: £15.50, Standard: £14.50, Off-peak: £10
  • Child - 12 and under - Peak: £10.50, Standard: £9.50, Off-peak: £7.50
  • Concession - Peak: £14.50, Standard: £13.50, Off-peak: £9.50
  • Family entry - Peak: £42, Standard: £38, Off-peak: £30
  • Ice Guide - Peak: £35, Standard: £35, Off-peak: £35

Ice Sculpting Workshops

  • Ice sculpting for 2 - Peak: £66.50, Standard: £58.50

Magical Ice Kingdom

  • Adult/ teen - Peak: £12, Standard: £11, Off-peak: £8
  • Child -12 and under - Peak: £10, Standard: £9, Off-peak: £6
  • Concession - Peak: £11, Standard: £10, Off-peak: £7
  • Family entry - Peak: £40, Standard: £36, Off-peak: £24
Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park.  (Photo by Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images)Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park.  (Photo by Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images)
Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park. (Photo by Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images) | Getty Images

Real Ice Slide

  • Admission - £5

The Giant Wheel

  • Adult/ teen - Peak: £10, Standard: £9
  • Child -12 and under - Peak: £8, Standard: £7
  • Family Entry - Peak: £32, Standard: £28
  • Concession - Peak: £9, Standard: £8
  • Private Pod - Peak: £54, Standard: £48
  • Adult/ teen fast track - Peak: £15, Standard: £14
  • Child fast track - Peak: £11, Standard: £10
  • Family entry fast track - Peak: £44, Standard: £40
  • Concession fast track - Peak: £13, Standard: £12
  • Private Pod fast track - Peak: £74, Standard: £68

Zippos Circus

  • Adult/ teen - Peak: £16, Standard: £14, Off-peak: £11
  • Child - 12 and under - Peak: £13, Standard: £11, Off-peak: £8
  • Family entry - Peak: £52, Standard: £44, Off-peak: £32
  • Concession - Peak: £15, Standard: £13, Off-peak: £10

If you spend more than £25 on attractions, entrance is free - Winter Wonderland has said.

What are the opening times for Winter Wonderland?

Winter Wonderland is open from 10am to 10pm, Monday to Sunday.

Where is Winter Wonderland?

The Christmas event is located in Hyde Park in London. The park can be found in Westminster and it is Grade I-listed.

The full address is: Hyde Park Winter Wonderland, Hyde Park, London, W2 2UH.

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The best way to get to Winter Wonderland is via public transport. There are many nearby Tube and national rail stations. The nearest stations are: Victoria, Bond Street, Green Park, Paddington, Knightsbridge, Marble Arch, Hyde Park Corner.

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