Plan Your Visit

Here’s some useful information to help you plan your visit and make the most of your day at Hyde Park Winter Wonderland.

Pre-booked attraction tickets guarantee fast-track entry into the event, through the Purple Gate. At busy times it may take longer to enter the event, please allow extra time before your booked session. Bag searches are conducted at the entrance gate.

Opening Times

Hyde Park Winter Wonderland is now closed. See you in November!

Winter Wonderland is open 10am – 10pm every day.



Hyde Park Winter Wonderland is FREE to enter, so join us and enjoy the festive atmosphere.

There are a number of ticketed attractions and we recommend advance booking. Tickets can also be purchased at the Box Offices on site, subject to availability.

Please arrive in plenty time before your first booked session. At peak times it may take longer than normal to enter the site. Also allow enough time to get from one attraction to another.

Pre-booked tickets mean you are guaranteed fast track entry into Winter Wonderland. Ticket holders should use the Purple Gate.

Which is my best entrance?

Find out which gate is the most convenient for you.

Find and navigate to the exact entrance you need by searching its three word address (///word.word.word) in the free What3words app.

For all pre-booked attractions, enter via the Purple Gate ///status.beast.gravy

For the Family Entrance to enter via Santa Land, use the Red Gate ///mount.tigers.hotel

For the closest entrance to the Ice Rink, use the Blue Gate /// 

If you’re heading to the Bavarian Village, use the Green Gate ///party.wedge.elder


Take a look at our brand new map for this year’s Winter Wonderland.

View and download this before your visit to give you the perfect way to plan your day.

Family Information

A dedicated Family Entrance is back!

Enter through the Family Entrance straight into Santa Land where you’ll find brand new children’s attractions, a giant ice slide, Christmas themed rides & games, a variety of food & drink stalls and a free Santa’s Grotto.

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Family friendly attractions are also very near to Santa Land, including The Magical Ice Kingdom, Paddington™ on Ice, Mr. Men and Little Miss – The Show, Zippos Christmas Circus and The Giant Wheel.


This year contactless, debit & credit cards will be accepted throughout Winter Wonderland, for easier payment and saving you more time to have fun.

Look out for Tap & Ride signs at Rides and Tap & Play signs at Games.


Get Winter Wonderland ready with Regatta Great Outdoors!

Regatta Great Outdoors believes that everyone should be able to experience the great outdoors. We value ourselves on providing high quality, affordable outdoor gear. Our range of clothing, footwear and dog accessories are perfect for any outdoor adventures! Shop Christmas Gifts for the whole family with Regatta! Head to to check out some of our fantastic Christmas deals for mum and dad, all the way down to your furry friends.

Enjoy 20% off winter warmers with the code WONDERLAND. *T&Cs apply, code valid only on new season.


Download the HPWW App

Download this year’s Hyde Park Winter Wonderland App to stay up-to-date with the latest information

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Safety at Winter Wonderland

The safety and comfort of our visitors is a priority. Security checks will be in place throughout the event, including bag searches, which may result in delays when entering the site. Please allow extra time for these searches to take place.

Please be aware that no alcohol or glass is permitted to be brought into Hyde Park Winter Wonderland, and any open plastic bottles will be disposed of. Please note, Hyde Park is a restricted air space  – the use of drones in and around the Park is STRICTLY prohibited!

Large bags will incur significant delays; we strongly advise not bringing large bags or luggage to the event.

How to get here

The best way to get to Winter Wonderland is via public transport.

There are many tube and mainline stations in close vicinity including: Victoria, Bond Street, Knightsbridge, Green Park, Marble Arch, Hyde Park Corner.

Victoria and Green Park station is best for step-free access.


Enjoy a festive day or night out at Winter Wonderland with family and friends. Take a look at the suggestions we have put together to make sure you experience all that Winter Wonderland has to offer.


A Full Day of Festive Family Fun – FIND OUT MORE

An Evening for Thrill Seekers – FIND OUT MORE

A Festive Night Out – FIND OUT MORE

A Romantic Date – FIND OUT MORE

Fun with the Little Ones – FIND OUT MORE

Post-Work Wind Down – FIND OUT MORE

Day Out with Friends – FIND OUT MORE


We’ve tried to make Hyde Park Winter Wonderland as accessible as possible for visitors with disabilities.

Wheelchairs are welcome on the ice rink, in the Circus Megadome, at Paddington on Ice, on the Giant Wheel, in the Magical Ice Kingdom and Bar Ice.

For these bookable attractions and for up to three rides on site (where possible) we offer a 2 for 1 Personal Assistant (PA) scheme for those guests who need assistance in visiting Winter Wonderland.

Groups & Schools

With so much to see and do at Winter Wonderland it makes the perfect festive outing for large parties and school groups.

A 10% group discount is available to groups of 20 people or more. You can make your group booking online where your discount will be applied automatically.

Special discounts apply for school groups.

Looking for a restaurant?

This year we see the brilliant chef Ani Arora serve up some globally-inspired festive bistro favourites at Cedar & Spruce Bar + Kitchen.

At Hyde Park Winter Wonderland’s bookable restaurant, enjoy an array of innovative festive inspired cuisine. Open for lunch and dinner and any time in-between, this irresistible pop-up will be available for walk-ins and bookings. Although bookings are highly recommended.

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