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Best 9 Christmas trees in London

Find some of the most spectacular London Christmas trees, each one decked out with glittering lights and cool decorations.

Over the festive season, you can fill your Instagram feed with some of the best Christmas trees in London, from the traditional Norwegian spruce in Trafalgar Square to Claridge's dazzling designer display.

The locations below usually host some of London's top Christmas trees, which can be admired from November until early January  check back later for confirmed details of the best London Christmas trees for 2022.

Coal Drops Yard Christmas tree 

Prism Christmas tree at Coal Drops Yard, London
Prism Christmas tree. Image courtesy of Coal Drops Yard.

Christmas brings a unique festive installation to Coal Drops Yard in King's Cross. In 2021, the trendy area welcomed a unique walk-through tree sculpture covered in angled mirrors and rainbow lights. 2022 TBC

Covent Garden Christmas tree

Woman takes a photo of the tall, lit-up Christmas tree in Covent Garden, London
Covent Garden's 17-metre-tall Christmas tree. Image courtesy of Covent Garden

See one of the largest Christmas trees in London shine beautifully above the cobbled streets of the 19th-century Covent Garden. As well as the Christmas tree, the area's iconic Market Building is decorated with mistletoe chandeliers, featuring glistening berries and thousands of twinkling lights. 2022 TBC

St Pancras Christmas tree

People walk by a Christmas tree installation at St Pancras International train station in London
Christmas tree collaboration with ZSL London Zoo. Image courtesy of St Pancras International

Fill your Instagram feed with snaps of the quirky Christmas tree at St Pancras International station. Last year's display was created in partnership with ZSL London Zoo, designed to look like a pop-up story book featuring some of the zoo's most-loved animal residents. 2022 TBC

Windsor Castle Christmas tree

Christmas tree in sumptuous surroundings at Windsor Castle
Christmas tree at Windsor Castle. Image courtesy of Royal Collection Trust / © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2021.

Windsor Castle, the location of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's wedding, displays a magnificent tree taken from Windsor Great Park in the royal residence. Placed in St George's Hall, this Christmas tree is classically adorned with hundreds of shimmering glass and mirrored ornaments. 2022 TBC

Wembley Park Christmas tree

Tall Christmas tree lit up with LED lights at Winterfest in Wembley Park, London
See London's tallest LED Christmas tree in Wembley Park © Chris Winter

Discover Wembley Park's playful interpretation of a traditional Christmas tree as part of Winterfest. Last year, you could walk through a 25-metre (82ft) London Christmas tree made up of more than 100,000 LED lights and become immersed in kinetic light displays. 2022 TBC

Leadenhall Market Christmas tree

Decorated Christmas tree surrounded by the ornate building of Leadenhall Market in London
Christmas tree in Leadenhall Market. Image courtesy of Leadenhall Market
Stumble upon a beautiful festive tree at the Victorian Leadenhall Market nestled in the heart of the City of London. Embrace the magical atmosphere with a stop at the shops to pick up gifts, before wandering the locations of some of the Harry Potter movies. 2022 TBC

Trafalgar Square Christmas tree

Carol singers standing in front of the Trafalgar Square Christmas tree, which is lit up by twinkling, vertical lights and buildings in the background.
Trafalgar Square Christmas tree 2021. Image Courtesy of the GLA

Marvel at the huge Christmas tree that brings festival cheer to Trafalgar Square. An annual gift to the capital from Norway since 1947, London's Trafalgar Square Christmas tree is dressed in a traditional Nordic style with vertical strings of lights. 2022 TBC

Claridge's Christmas tree

Modern Dior-designed Christmas tree at Claridge's, London, in 2021
Christmas tree at Claridge's. Image courtesy of Claridge's.

Visit the luxurious Mayfair hotel to see the iconic Claridge’s London Christmas tree installation. In 2021, Dior's Kim Jones created a tree with holographic projections and fashion-themed baubles. After taking snaps of the winter display, wander over to the West End to marvel at some of the top London Christmas lights. 2022 TBC

The Connaught Christmas tree

Christmas tree covered in large colourful shapes outside The Connaught hotel in London
Christmas tree outside The Connaught hotel. Image courtesy of The Connaught

Feel festive with The Connaught hotel's annual Christmas tree in Mayfair. Last year's Christmas tree was designed by artistic duo Annie Morris and Idris Khan, adorned with colourful wooden shapes and more than 1,600 lights. 2022 TBC

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