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A Refreshing Walk From Trafalgar Square to Temple Station


November 12, 2018

From one of the world’s most famous landmarks to the hidden gems of the city you thought you knew like the back of your hand. Explore the Northbank on foot to discover something new.

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At Trafalgar Square…

Watch The Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony: Join locals in Trafalgar square on 1 December to watch the world’s famous Christmas tree being lit for the seventy-first time since it was first gifted by Norway in 1947. https://bit.ly/2OjEUd5


On the Strand…

Strand Christmas Lights

Take a moment to enjoy one of London’s oldest streets and most highly-regarded royal parade routes, all lit up in gold from this years (new) Strand Christmas lights.

Pizza Express

Opposite Charing Cross station is this favourite. Indulge in delicious pizza or other Italian classics before making your way down the embankment.

Crussh Fit Food & Juice Bar

Why not start your walk with a freshly pressed juice or smoothie from one of London’s original healthy fast food retailer? https://bit.ly/2zhbkPW

Faulty Towers, The Dining Experience

Or if live entertainment is your thing? You’d enjoy a novel experience dining at this interactive dinner show which pays an unofficial tribute to John Cleeses’ legendary ’70s sitcom at the Amba Hotel. https://bit.ly/2RtZmtO


On Villiers Street…

Christmas Lights

If after seeing the Christmas tree at Trafalgar Square and Strand Christmas lights, you’re still gunning for another light gazing experience, the seasonal lights on Villiers Street will dazzle you. Just don’t get carried away! There’s more to experience along this low emission route.

Tanning Shop Charing Cross

Unable to get away on a winter break? No worries! This expert tanning salon at The Arches off Villiers Street will have you sorted and looking your tanned best. Book for 20% off, including other offers. https://bit.ly/2yOl2dd

Best’s Bootcamp

If burning off some calories in time for all the Christmas stuffings and pudding you’ll be eating is your thing, you’d be happy to know that Best’s Bootcamp is offering 15% off to all Northbank Privilege Card holders. https://bit.ly/2OjK2hh


On the Embankment…

Victoria Embankment Gardens

If you’ve got some time to spare, slow your pace and stroll through this award-winning garden, enjoying all the benefits of nature in a calm pocket of central London.



Proud Embankment

Visit UK’s biggest cabaret dining experience. This year, they’re ushering in a Miami themed Christmas, with a lavish  mixture of cabaret and burlesque. https://bit.ly/2qx6muF


While you walk to your destination of Temple station, enjoy the magnificent skyline of London from the riverside and inspiring views of the London eye.

For Christmas Offer T&Cs, please visit: www.thenorthbank.london/northbank-news/the-northbank-christmas-guide/