Why is the NHM ice rink closing?

Why is the NHM ice rink closing?

The highly popular attraction, which was cancelled in 2020 due to the Covid pandemic, will return to the forecourt of the South Kensington museum in October. From next year, the five-acre site will be turned into a biologically diverse green space as part of the Museum’s Urban Nature project.

Is Natural History Museum real ice?

The Natural History Museum Ice Rink has now closed. After an incredible 16 years of ice skating at the Museum, the five-acre gardens on which the rink sits will be transformed into a hub for urban wildlife. This is part of a national campaign to encourage people to help nature on their doorsteps.

How long is ice skating at Natural History Museum?

50-minute
Highlights • 50-minute long ice-skating session in the heart of London • A perfectly Christmassy atmosphere • Spacious ice rink featuring a stunning Christmas tree • Plenty of delicious food and drink options surrounding the ice rink • Suitable for all ages and ice-skating levels!

What is the biggest ice rink in London?

Winter Wonderland
Winter Wonderland has the largest open air ice rink in the UK at 1,765 sq m. Set around Hyde Park’s iconic Victorian bandstand under a canopy of sparkling lights, it’s one of London’s most atmospheric outdoor ice rinks – with live music throughout the day and night.

Where is the biggest ice rink in the UK?

Icescape
Icescape. Located at the famous seaside venue Tropicana, this is the largest covered winter ice rink in the UK, meaning over 500 people can skate whatever the weather.

Which London building has a famous public ice rink during the winter?

Winter Wonderland ice rink at Hyde Park Winter Wonderland at Hyde Park returns with UK’s largest outdoor ice rink, set around a Victorian bandstand and illuminated by a canopy of lights. Skating runs from 10am until 9pm, with 50 minute sessions running every hour on the hour.

What is Penguin Skate Club Natural History Museum?

Children can sharpen up their skating skills by joining the Penguin Skate Club, which offers lessons to children aged four to eight. And the Cafe Bar serves up hot chocolate, mulled wine and snacks with a bird’s eye view of the rink.

Is there ice skating at Somerset House this year?

The ice rink is now closed for the season, it will return in November 2022. Skate at Somerset House returned, with an exciting new partnership with Moët & Chandon, providing a spectacular season of celebration in the heart of London.

Can you refund Natural History Museum Ice skating tickets?

In booking a ticket, or using a ticket regardless of whether you were the person who booked it, you understand and agree that: your ticket cannot be refunded or exchanged (except as set out in our cancellation and refund policy below)

Is Natural History Museum in congestion zone?

The Museums are not within the Congestion Charge zone, but depending on where you’re driving from, you might have to drive through the zone since its border is fairly close by – so be sure to plan your route appropriately.

What is the Penguin Skate Club?

What is Penguin Skate Club?

Penguin FSC History & Mission The Penguin Figure Skating Club has been part of the Lehigh Valley for over 60 years and is the second oldest figure skating club in Pennsylvania. Originally formed in 1941 at the Allentown Ice Palace, the club moved its home base to the Steel Ice Center in Bethlehem in 2004.

Where to go ice skating in London this Christmas?

A highlight of the festive season Embrace winter at the Natural History Museum Ice Rink, an enchanting outdoor attraction located in central London. Everyone from novices to expert skaters will enjoy gliding on the ice while taking in the panoramic backdrop formed by historic buildings, trees and twinkling lights.

Where is the Natural History Museum ice rink?

Embrace the arrival of winter at one of London’s most beloved and enchanting outdoor attractions: the Natural History Museum Ice Rink. A regular feature of the capital’s winter calendar, the rink is based in the grounds of the museum in South Kensington, just to the west of the city centre.

Are London’s ice rinks open all year round?

Fear not, as these ice rinks are open all year: Grab a pair of skates and hit Queens, central London’s only year-round ice rink. Get your skates on and enjoy Ally Pally’s year-round ice-skating rink, set inside the iconic London landmark.

How much is a drink at the London skating rink?

Students with a valid student ID card can get a free drink (any hot drink, any soft drink, house wine or house beer) along with their skating session from £12.65, plus transaction fees. This offer is available Mondays to Thursdays until 9 December 2021, and 10-13 January 2022.