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Best 8 Christmas trees in London

Find 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 the best Christmas trees in London, from the traditional Norwegian spruce in Trafalgar Square to the dazzling designer display at Claridge's.

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 2023.

Covent Garden Christmas tree

Woman takes a photo of the tall, lit-up Christmas tree in Covent Garden, London
The dazzling Covent Garden 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 usually decorated with mistletoe chandeliers, featuring glistening berries and thousands of twinkling lights. 2023 TBC

Coal Drops Yard Christmas tree 

Christmas brings a stunning tree to Coal Drops Yard in King's Cross. Last year, the alpine-inspired Christmas tree was covered in neon lights and ski accessories, before the pine needles were reduced into candles for sale in Coal Drops Yard. 2023 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 films. 2023 TBC

The Connaught Christmas tree

A 9 metre Christmas tree in front of The Connaught with soft white illuminated dogs covering the pines.
The Connaught Christmas Tree 2022. Image courtesy of The Connaught.

Feel festive with The Connaught hotel's annual Christmas tree in Mayfair. Last year's Christmas tree was created by east London native Suzy Murphy, and adorned with 34 soft white neon dogs running around the tree. 2023 TBC

St Pancras Christmas tree

A choir of people singing in front of the St Pancras station Christmas tree, made from white paper and illustrated with drawings of Christmas symbols and the London skyline.
The 2022 Christmas tree at St Pancras International station. Image courtesy of St Pancras International station.

Fill your Instagram feed with snaps of the quirky Christmas tree at St Pancras International station. In 2022, the 10-metre (33ft) tree took inspiration from the London skyline and featured classic Christmas tales within the multi-layered illustrations. 2023 TBC

Claridge's Christmas tree

The tree at Claridge's, named the diamond, a 5 metre tall light structure with a pink bow on top.
Claridge's Christmas Tree 2022. Image courtesy of Claridge's.

Visit the luxurious Mayfair hotel to see the iconic Claridge’s London Christmas tree installation. In 2022, Jimmy Choo's Sandra Choi sculpted a tree from mirrors and pulsing lights to create a diamond-like experience. 2023 TBC

Windsor Castle Christmas tree

Christmas tree in sumptuous surroundings at Windsor Castle
Christmas tree at Windsor Castle. Image courtesy of Royal Collection Trust.

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 usually classically adorned with hundreds of shimmering glass and mirrored ornaments. 2023 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 usually dressed in a traditional Nordic style with vertical strings of lights. 2023 TBC

Explore London's best Christmas markets or stroll around the capital to see the top Christmas lights in London.

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