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The Best Christmas Lights in London

November 9th 2022

London is a magical place year-round, but never more so than at Christmas. Below we give the London House top picks of the best places to view Christmas lights this year.

Regents Street

In its usual style, Regent Street is decked in twinkling lights running through Oxford Circus, St James and Waterloo Place. Regent Street has long been famous for its spectacular festive lights display, being the first central London destination to introduce Christmas lights in 1954. Look up to the skies while dipping into the street’s flagship stores and you’ll spot the sparkling angels high above.

When: Wednesday 9 November 2022 – January 2023
Address: Regent Street, London, W1B 4EA

Oxford Street

Oxford Street’s festive lights are always a delight, running the 1.5 miles the Christmas lights give Europe’s busiest shopping street a heart-warming glow. Make sure to go see the Christmas light between trips to flagship stores including Liberty and Selfridges whilst visiting at their iconic store Christmas displays.

When: Wednesday 2 November 2022 – January 2023
Address: Oxford Street, London, W1D 1BS

Marylebone Village

One of our top picks is Marylebone Village, home of the London House office. On Thursday 10 November, Marylebone Village invites you to celebrate the beginning of the Christmas season with a festive light switch-on in support of mental health charity partner Mind in Brent Wandsworth and Westminster.

When: Thursday 10 November – January 2023
Address: Marylebone High Street, London, W1U

Carnaby Street

This year Carnaby Street is celebrating 25 years of their famous Christmas Lights. This year the street is themed 'Carnaby Celebrates' with iconic lights from the past 25 years, including an underwater seascape, colourful rainbows, oversized fairy lights, and last year's fluttering butterflies.

When: Tuesday 8 November 2022 – January 2022
Address: Carnaby Street, London, W1F 9PS

Covent Garden

Covent Garden is always a favourite among central London Christmas light displays, with its extravagant light display of giant mirrored baubles and mistletoe, and Christmas Market stands it is one of the best areas to soak up the Christmas cheer. As well as an impressive display of lights spread across the main market building, the iconic Christmas tree is now bigger than ever – with 115,000 lights (last year there were 30,000).

When: Tuesday 8 November 2022 – January 2023
Address: Covent Garden Piazza, London, WC2H 7AR

Bond Street

While last year's peacock features blew away Londoners, this year jewels are the order of the season. The 2022 lighting design has taken inspiration from The Crown Jewels, with a nod to the world-famous jewellery houses that have lived on the street for centuries.

When: Thursday 17 November 2022 – January 2022
Address: Bond Street, London, W1S 1SP

Connaught Village

Connaught Village’s Tree of Love, Joy and Hope Will Light Up With Christmas Wishes. November 17 will see Connaught Village kicking off their holiday celebrations with the unveiling of their Christmas lights, and an afternoon of festivities. As well as turning on the lights, they’ll reveal the latest makeover of their Tree of Love, Joy and Hope, which will be taken over by an ‘All I want for Christmas is…’ installation.

When: Thursday 17 November 2022 – January 2023
Address: Connaught Street, London, W2 2AA


Dazzling white lights brighten up the already charming Motcomb Street and Elizabeth Street from November 9. For the switch on, many of the area's vendors will have specials and happenings, and find mince pies, mulled wine and hot chocolate on Elizabeth Street, Pimlico Road and Motcomb Street. Also watch out for Eccleston Yards' Christmas Market and the return of The Gingerbread City.

When: Wednesday 9 November 2022 – January 2023
Address: Belgravia London, W1


Each year, storefronts and restaurants across the Cadogan Estate, Duke of York Square and Sloane Square come to life with a charming twinkle as the late November switch-on marks the start of the neighbourhood’s festive season.

When: Saturday 19 November 2022 – January 2023
Address: Sloane Square, London, SW1W 8SB