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The world's best Christmas ice rinks

The world's best Christmas ice rinks

From Somerset House to Shanghai

In the depths of winter, nothing beats a few laps around a picturesque ice rink, whether you're a Bambi-legged beginner or an expert harbouring ambitions for Dancing on Ice. The good news is that the following ice rinks are so spectacular, if you do end up falling flat on your face, your fellow skaters will be too wowed by the beautiful setting to notice:

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  • The National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden ice rink, Washington DC

    The National Gallery of Art…

    The National Gallery of Art is one of Washington… More details

  • Spinningfields ice rink, Manchester

    Spinningfields ice rink, Ma…

    Spinningfields is Manchester's only city centre… More details

  • Hotel Taschenbergpalais Kempinski ice rink, Dresden

    Hotel Taschenbergpalais Kem…

    This ice rink opened on 23 November and will be… More details

  • Westfield London ice rink

    Westfield London ice rink

    There's something for everyone at this enormous… More details

  • Bath on Ice

    Bath on Ice

    Bath on Ice is an annual winter festival which… More details

  • Rideau canal, Ottawa

    Rideau canal, Ottawa

    Ice rinks are all well and good, but for… More details

  • Magical Maastricht Vrijthof ice rink, Maastricht

    Magical Maastricht Vrijthof…

    This Dutch ice rink covers 800 square metres and… More details

  • Rockefeller ice rink, New York

    Rockefeller ice rink, New York

    No Christmas trip to New York would be complete… More details

  • Skate, Somerset House, London

    Skate, Somerset House, London

    When the mercury drops, London's beautiful people… More details

  • Eden Project ice rink, Cornwall

    Eden Project ice rink, Corn…

    Come winter, one of Eden Project's famous biomes… More details

  • Skate, Tower of London

    Skate, Tower of London

    The Tower of London's ice rink is located within… More details

  • Grouse Mountain ice rink, British Columbia

    Grouse Mountain ice rink, B…

    The Grouse Mountain rink must rank as the world's… More details

  • Eyeskate at London Eye

    Eyeskate at London Eye

    Eyeskate, the ice rink beneath the London Eye,… More details

  • Hyde Park Winter Wonderland ice rink, London

    Hyde Park Winter Wonderland…

    100,000 lights illuminate the ice rink at Hyde… More details

  • Peninsula Hotel ice rink, Shanghai

    Peninsula Hotel ice rink, S…

    The Peninsula Hotel's ice rink is the only one to… More details

  • Hotel del Coronado ice rink, California

    Hotel del Coronado ice rink…

    This beachfront ice rink celebrates its ninth… More details

  • Hôtel de Ville ice rink, Paris

    Hôtel de Ville ice rink, P…

    This is Paris' most popular ice rink, and with… More details

  • Mexico City ice rink

    Mexico City ice rink

    Although the ice rink at Mexico City might not… More details

  • The Venetian Las Vegas ice rink

    The Venetian Las Vegas ice …

    It's hardly surprising that the ice rink at Las… More details

  • Ice Factor, York Designer Outlet

    Ice Factor, York Designer O…

    The ice rink at York Designer Outlet has recently… More details

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