Christmas in London: Secret things to do

London is getting ready for Christmas and new year

If you're going to be in London around London, you're in for a treat. The capital really goes to town for the festive season, and there's so much to see and do for visitors. Of course, there are all the iconic sights to see, including the famous giant Christmas tree in Trafalgar square, the Christmas markets that spring up across the city, and the incredible light displays an illuminations that just get bigger and more sparkly every year.

But there's so much more to it than that - and it's worth making time to see some of the hidden corners of the city, or try something a little bit alternative. We asked the concierges at the five-star Milestone Hotel, in the heart of Kensington, to spill the beans on what the best things to do around the capital are this Christmas. Take a look at our slideshow below.

Alternative Christmas in London

Alternative Christmas in London

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