Lace up your skates: Last chance to try London’s longest running ice rink in Canary Wharf – 08.02.24

  • Visitors can skate, jump and twirl away at London’s longest running seasonal ice rink until Saturday 24th February
  • Special illuminated centrepiece tree and Valentine’s playlist will be on from Wednesday 14th until Sunday 18th February
  • Visitors can enjoy over 300 restaurants, bars and shops at Canary Wharf pre or post-skate 

While most of London’s ice rinks have now closed, until Saturday 24th February visitors can still skate the night away at Ice Rink Canary Wharf, the capital’s longest running seasonal skating rink.

Open to the public daily, the 1,275 sqm ice rink has transformed Canada Square Park into a magical winter wonderland. Visitors can skate under the Wharf’s twinkling lights for a romantic date night this Valentine’s Day or a family day out during half-term.

For the lovebirds, the ice rink’s illuminated centrepiece tree will be lighting up the Wharf with Valentine’s themed content, paired with a romantic date night playlist played in evening sessions between Wednesday 14th and Sunday 18th February.

Skaters looking to make an evening of their visit can enjoy some winter warmth pre or post-skate at the 70 restaurants and bars to choose from, including waterside steakhouse date spot Hawksmoor, newly opened plant-based restaurant mallow, and family-friendly dining at Mmy Wood Wharf by Mercato Metropolitano, there are plenty of ways to continue the Valentine’s date or refuel the family after a session on the ice.

Those looking for more activities to keep the kids entertained this February half-term are encouraged to check out the popular Children’s Art Trail, where little ones can discover 12 pieces of art dotted around the Wharf. There are also plenty of amenities for the whole family to get stuck into including a free kids’ colouring workshop taking place from Thursday 15th to Sunday 18th February at Crossrail Place, to London’s biggest and best indoor adventure park, Flip Out, and story-based immersive art experience Illusionaries.

On Canary Wharf’s free to download app, visitors only need to check their phone for the latest upcoming events, discounts, offers and more.

Ice Rink Canary Wharf will be open daily until Saturday 24th February 2024. The minimum age to skate is 4 and skate aids will be exclusively available online, be sure to book in advance to avoid missing out. 

The skating sessions last for forty-five minutes, and ticket prices start from: 

Adult/Teen (13 years and over): £20.95  

Children (4-12 years): £15.95

Family (2 adults + 2 children or 1 adult + 3 children): £59

Half-Term Colouring Workshop

From Thursday 15th to Sunday 18th February, 10am-4pm, join Artist and Illustrator Samme Snow in a free interactive and colourful workshop experience at -3 Lower Concourse, Crossrail Place, Canary Wharf.

Visitors can find further information and can reserve their spot for the workshop here.

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Notes to Editors

About Canary Wharf Group:

Canary Wharf Group (CWG) is the developer of the largest urban regeneration project in Europe. CWG develops, manages and currently owns interests in approximately 9 million square feet of mixed-use space and over 1,100 Build to Rent apartments. 

CWG is committed to turning sustainability ambition into impactful action. Examples include purchasing 100% electricity from renewable sources since 2012, our partnership with the Eden Project creating a place for nature and people and working to deliver our Science-Based Target.

CWG has created a 24/7 city where people can live, work and thrive on the Canary Wharf estate and enjoy all the benefits: great transport links, access to 16.5 acres of green spaces and waterside living; and a wide range of amenities including an award-winning arts and events programme. Canary Wharf’s retail offering comprises over 70 bars, cafes and restaurants and over 300 shops, including 8 grocery stores, pharmacies and health clubs all within 15 minutes’ walk.
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