Going ice skating around Christmas time can be a magical festive experience for all the family. Here is a roundup of all the best indoor and outdoor rinks to try ice skating in Oxfordshire & Berkshire this winter.
Where to go Christmas ice skating in Oxfordshire
Frosts at Millets Farm has a real ice rink open from 17th November 2018 until 6th January 2019. It’s fully undercover so a great experience whatever the weather. This year there is also the fully enclosed Moose Lodge Ice Cafe where you will find an array of delicious festive treats! They have proper skates for older kids as well as skates which strap on over shoes for younger children. Push along seals are also available to hire.
Oxford Ice Rink is great value all year round. It’s indoors so a great option in all weather. The advantage here is a big rink area and great quality ice. You can also hire penguin and snowman skate aids.
Where to go Christmas ice skating in Berkshire
Windsor On Ice, in central Windsor, have an indoor covered rink as well as a smaller open air rink. It’s open from 17th November 2018 until 6th January 2019.
Bracknell Ice Rink great value all year round. It’s indoors so a great option in all weather. The advantage here is a big rink area and great quality ice. You can also hire penguin skate aids.
Ice Skating Further Afield
If you don’t mind travelling, here are some fab outdoor skating options a bit further afield:
Somerset House in London has a stunning outdoor ice rink and is the quintessential festive skating experience.
There’s a beautiful outdoor ice rink at Natural History Museum in London open from 25th October 2018 until 6th January 2019.
Winchester Cathedral has rain-free skating at the heart of Winchester Cathedral’s Christmas Market. It runs from 17th November 2018 until 2nd January 2019.