Places in London You Must Visit on New Year Eve

One of the top destinations in the world to celebrate New Year Eve is British capital, London. The reason for being the best cities on this special occasion is not just the midnight fireworks, but it is a centre of several fun and entertaining activities along with numerous parties. However, those who are not well aware of the New Year Eve activities in London, waste their time in not so famous clubs or boring parties and end up at famous Trafalgar Square that doesn’t host fireworks any more. For such folks who are looking for fun, party, great dinning experience or a romantic cruise, here is our step by step guide to places in London you must visit on New Year Eve.


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    To see the amazing New Year's Eve fire works in London , go to London Eye on the South bank. People can enter in this event without paying a single penny and treat their eyes with this 10 minute long amazing firework display. The best spots to watch this fabulous firework are Westminster Bridge and the northern bank of the River Thames on the opposite side of the London Eye. Aside from that this firework is also visible from across central London. This firework will also be broadcast live on BBC1 and on big screen in Trafalgar square.

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    Clubs and Bars

    Its always a tricky affair to get an entry in London’s night clubs and bars on New Year eve as tickets of these venues are sold in advance. Therefore, its better to buy the tickets of a night club beforehand. Several pubs, also charge entrance fee on New Year’s Eve in order to control the numbers of visitors. Below are few night clubs of London that are famous for New Year’s Eve parties.

    (a) Ministry of Sound
    (b) Fabric London

    (c) The Aquarium

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    Romantic River Cruises

    Those who are looking to celebrate New Year’s Eve in romantic style should try luxury River Thames cruise. This doesn’t mean that you will miss New Year fireworks as most of the boats heath in sight of the London Eye fireworks. Below are two cruise companies from where you can begin your search for New Year’s Eve cruises.

    (a) Silver Fleet- Woods River Cruises
    (b) Bateaux London

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    Dinning, if you are planning to dine out on New Years Eve then, try Medieval Banquet where King Henry VIII will also be among the audience. This venue is in St. Katherine's Dock, near the Tower of London. Here guests are entertained with live performances and they also get to dress up too. A five course banquet along with champagne reception will cost you £80 per person at midnight.
    The Medieval Banquet

    Similarly Royal Garden Hotel is also hosting NYE Gala Celebration with a banquet and you will be served champagne on arrival. This will cost you £125 per person.
    Royal Garden Hotel
    The Boundary Restaurant is celebrating its third anniversary on New Year’s Eve and will host a fabulous party in both The Albion and Boundary Restaurant.

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    Ice Skating

    Other fun areas on New Year’s Eve  in London are a few ice skating spots.

    Natural History Museum, is open till 1am for New Year's Eve/Day.

    Somerset House, is open till 12.30am and it could be a great way to enjoy the NYE celebrations.

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