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Christmas In London | Covent Garden Christmas Lights

November 28, 2016
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Visit London during the Christmas season, that should be included in everybody’s bucket list for sure. London is already pretty on a normal day so imagine how more beautiful it becomes when most of the popular destinations in the city are transformed into a magical Christmas wonderland. It’s oh so fabulous!

Covent Garden Christmas Lights, London - PinayFlyingHigh.com

Covent Garden of course joined the festivities and glammed up itself for Christmas. Giant mistletoe chandeliers hung low from the ceiling and at the piazza, the biggest Christmas tree in London can be found.

Covent Garden Christmas Lights, London - PinayFlyingHigh.com

Unfortunately, I missed the Covent Garden Christmas lights switch on. Artists from the Royal Ballet and Royal Opera Chorus performed at the Piazza transforming it to an open-air theater experience of song and dance. Plus, the Sugar Plum Fairy herself switched on the lights.

Covent Garden Christmas Lights, London - PinayFlyingHigh.com

During this season, you can also get exclusive offers from different brands and restaurants around the Covent Garden by downloading the Blippar app on your phone. Open your Blippar app and point your camera at the tree to reveal these magical offers.

Covent Garden Christmas Lights, London - PinayFlyingHigh.com

In the heart of Covent Garden, you can also find the beautiful alley of Slingsby Place which is also decorated with glittering Christmas lights.

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At the end of the alley, you can find St Martin’s Courtyard which also exudes a magical Christmas atmosphere with its decorations. Clearly, it would be hard to beat London’s beauty during this season.

Slingsby Place Christmas Lights - PinayFlyingHigh.com

Plan your visit to Covent Garden Christmas Lights

Covent Garden Christmas decor will be up until January 6th.
Opening Hours 10AM to 8PM.
Nearest undergound stations: Covent Garden

Check out my Snapchat video of my Christmas Walking Tour Part 2:

For more Christmas in London festivities, do visit the below posts:

Christmas Ice Rinks in London
Natural History Museum
Skate at Somerset House

Street Christmas Lights in London
Oxford Street
Bond Street
Carnaby Street
Covent Garden
Seven Dials
Regent Street

Christmas Markets in London
Christmas in Leicester Square
Southbank Centre Winter Festival
Kingston Christmas Market
Hyde Park Winter Wonderland

Christmas Walking Tours
Christmas Walking Tour Part 1
Christmas Walking Tour Part 2

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20 Comments

  • Reply Belinda Jiao Travels and Photography December 5, 2017 at 01:14

    Covent Garden is such a vibrant place, especially during Christmas! It certainly deserves to be dedicated an entire blog post to – thanks for sharing such a gem – and really beautiful photos! Kudos

  • Reply JIshma December 5, 2016 at 20:09

    Thenllace looks fabulous and dreamy with the festive decorations !!

    • Reply Pinay Flying High December 15, 2016 at 19:19

      It is very dreamy and festive now here in London Jish. You should definitely come and visit. 🙂

  • Reply Waz December 4, 2016 at 23:17

    I haven’t been feeling very Christmasy lately, but these sparkly lights at Convent Garden are helping me get in the holiday mood. Your photos are lovely! London during the holiday season is definitely a bucket list item. And I just dug some lights out of storage to get my apartment looking a little more like Christmas too. 😉
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    • Reply Pinay Flying High December 15, 2016 at 19:20

      Oh that’s great Waz! I’m glad I was able to share some of my Christmas vibes to you. :p

  • Reply Hanna December 4, 2016 at 06:57

    It feels like light years away to see people wearing winter coats! True Christmas spirit in your photos. All that sparkling. Covent Garden is never a bad idea!
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    • Reply Pinay Flying High December 15, 2016 at 19:21

      Thank you Hanna. You should come and visit next time. 🙂

  • Reply Mitzie Mee December 1, 2016 at 12:54

    Your photos really got me in the mood for christmas, and for watching a Bridget Jones movie. Ever since I saw the first Bridget Jone’s movie, I can’t think of christmas in London without thinking of Bridget Jones:) The christmas tree looks beautiful. Wonder where they grow christmas trees as big as that one.

    • Reply Pinay Flying High December 15, 2016 at 19:33

      Call me crazy but I’ve never seen any of the Bridget Jones movies. Lol.

  • Reply Millie November 29, 2016 at 23:27

    I adore Covent Garden at anytime of the year, but at Christmas it’s even more special. Love the pics 🙂
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  • Reply AlicevstheWorld November 29, 2016 at 18:33

    I can’t wait to check out Covent Garden’s Christmas lights this year! They look stunning!

    • Reply Pinay Flying High December 15, 2016 at 19:47

      Covent Garden looks extra special this time of the year Alice, I hope you were able to see it now. 🙂

  • Reply PINAYSKATTEBASSE November 28, 2016 at 19:54

    I like the gigantic Christmas tree! 🙂
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  • Reply sileas November 28, 2016 at 15:45

    This is just stunning! Well, London during X-Mas is definitely on my bucket list now 😉
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    • Reply Pinay Flying High December 15, 2016 at 19:49

      Oh yay! Glad that it is now and I would take credit for it. LOL.

  • Reply Tanja (the Red phone box travels) November 28, 2016 at 10:49

    nice:)
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