Best Outdoor Places to Enjoy the Snow in London


Even though winter is here and the weather is turning cold, it doesn’t mean that you have to hide away when you head to London. The city is packed full of iconic landmarks and hidden areas that offer wonderful winter views.

Anyone looking to capture the beauty of London this season will find plenty of beautiful outdoor areas near our West End Hotels London. To help you make the most of your winter trip, we’ve selected a few of the best places close to The Piccadilly Hotel London where you can enjoy the snowy weather.

Hyde Park

Hyde Park in winter

London’s most famous park is the perfect place to enjoy the snow this winter. As one of the biggest greeneries in the city, it offers a lot of space to enjoy winter with the kids by building snowmen or having snowball fights. Also, the park is home to a number of beautiful monuments that provide great photo opportunities. Hyde Park also hosts the Winter Wonderland event which means you’ll get to explore the hundreds of market stalls in search of Christmas gifts and delicious food. Be sure to add Hyde Park to your bucket list while staying at The Piccadilly Hotel London.

Westminster Bridge

Westminster Bridge

Although a busy bridge in the heart of London may not seem like the most magical place to appreciate the snow this winter, the Westminster Bridge offers some of the most breathtaking views –and they only get better when the snow starts to fall. Stare out over London and watch the newly falling flakes settle on top of the iconic Big Ben and alongside the beautiful Westminster Palace. Be sure to wrap up warm and take your camera along to capture Instagram-worthy snaps that are sure to make your friends back home jealous.

Trafalgar Square

Trafalgar Square

As one of the most historic and iconic areas in London, Trafalgar Square has become a go-to place for tourists and travellers visiting the city. It is surrounded by some of the most beautiful structures in the capital and boasts a collection of iconic monuments that have become local treasures. This winter, Trafalgar Square will be lit up in a spectacle that will take your breath away. Bring the family along and explore the square as you browse the seasonal market and check out attractions such as the National Gallery and the Portrait Gallery.

Piccadilly Circus

piccadilly circus

Head to one of the busiest and most colourful areas of London this winter to see some of the best and most beautiful views of the city. Piccadilly Circus has become one of the most famous areas in the city thanks to the huge screens and iconic structures. Watch the colourful luminescence shine through the snow as you stare up at the big screens. Photographers from all over the world always head to Piccadilly Circus during their time in London so if you have a camera be sure to bring it along and snap some pictures of the famous area as the snow descends this winter.