London’s Best Christmas Trees

Christmas is one of the most exciting times of year in London; this year, the city’s Christmas decorations are looking fantastic. Here’s a round-up of some of the best Christmas trees in town, ranging from the traditional to the quirky.

Here’s a great video of the Kensington Palace tree. From 1 December 2012, Kensington Palace is transformed into a palace-size advent calendar, with a daily programme of exciting events, music and activities, all inspired by the young Princess Victoria’s Christmas diaries.

Did you spot the elf?

In Covent Garden, there’s a unique 26ft (7.9m) tall Barrel Tree in the East Piazza. Interested in how it got there? Here’s a video explaning all:

Have you spotted any more amazing Christmas Trees in London? Make sure you add any photos you take to our flickrpool.


  1. Emma says:

    Check out the tree in Hay’s Galleria (London Bridge City)

  2. Eli Book says:

    I visited London 6 years ago but not during the Christmas time :( i wish i could visit again this amazing city. Maybe the next year i will plan a visit because now is too late. Thanks for great views…