With the festive season fast approaching, it’s time to start thinking about activities to book during November and December.
There are not many permanent ice rinks in East Anglia, so there are quite a few Christmas Ice Skating Venues for you to check out.
Christmas Ice Skating Near Me in East Anglia
Braintree Village Ice Rink
Location : Charter Way, Chapel Hill, Braintree, Essex, CM77 8YH
Ice Rink Opening Dates : Friday 10th November 2023 – Sunday 7th January 2024
Introducing the Braintree Village Ice Rink – the first of its kind in the centre’s history!
Completely undercover and featuring real ice, the enchanting ice rink is a stunning winter wonderland where you can soak up the glittering atmosphere, show off your skating skills and make some memories!
The 45-minute-long ice skating sessions are guaranteed to get you in the Christmas spirit.
Penguin and seal skating aids will be available for little ones, as well as bob skates to help guests stay steady!
For further information about Braintree Village Ice Rink
Bury St Edmunds Family Christmas Ice Rink
Location : Charter Square, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33 3FD
Ice Rink Opening Dates : Thursday 14th December 2023 – Wednesday 3rd January 2024
Bury St Edmunds BID, the arc Shopping Centre and Bury St Edmunds Town Council have partnered to bring a synthetic family-friendly Ice-Skating Rink to Charter Square.
The synthetic ice rink, provided by Odin Events, will be one of the most advanced available giving the closest possible experience to real ice, but without the environmental impact and high energy use of keeping the rink frozen.
It has a capacity of up to 25 people, this advanced rink will provide icy entertainment no matter the weather!
For further information about Bury St Edmunds Family Christmas Ice Rink
Lakeside Christmas Wonderland
Location : The Quay, Thurrock Lakeside Shopping Centre, West Thurrock, RM20 2AD
Ice Rink Opening Dates : Wednesday 15th November 2023 – Wednesday 3rd January 2024
Experience the magic of skating on real ice. The Ice Rink is located in a giant igloo which means you can skate in all weather, time slots are selling fast so get your skates on!
The largest rink outside London. All under 14’s must be with an adult over the age of 18 when on the ice. Don’t forget to book your seal or penguins.
For further information about Lakeside Christmas Wonderland
Marsh Farm Ice Rink
Location : Marsh Farm Rd, South Woodham Ferrers, CM3 5WP
Ice Rink Opening Dates : Saturday 18th November 2023 – Sunday 24th December 2023
The Ice rink will be open 10.30am til 12.45pm and 1.30pm til 7pm on selected days the Christmas experience will be running!
This year, included with every Father Christmas Experience booking, you’ll also be able to experience the Children’s Rides, Train Ride and Ice Rink.
The ice rink is operated as first come first serve, during popular times there will be timed sessions so that everyone can skate.
They suggest bringing spare socks if you are planning to use the ice rink!
For further information about Marsh Farm Ice Rink
Norwich Winter Wonderland
Location : Norfolk Showground, Dereham Road, Norwich, NR5 0TT
Ice Rink Opening Dates : Friday 17th November 2023 – Wednesday 3rd January 2024
Get your Skates on and glide onto everything Christmas, stepping onto the enormous REAL ICE Rink will definitely have you feeling fabulously Festive.
Set under a giant transparent cover with thousands of beautiful fairy lights, to provide the ultimate festive skating experience in any weather.
There are a limited supply of penguin skate aids they are available on a first-come first served basis from the skate hire counter for £5.
Unfortunately skate aids cannot be booked in advance. Please ask a member of Ice Rink staff if you wish to hire a skate aid.
For further information about Norwich Winter Wonderland
Roarr! Ice Skating Rink
Location : Lenwade, Norfolk NR9 5JE
Ice Rink Opening Dates : Saturday 25th November 2023 – Sunday 24th December 2023
Add some extra Sparkle to your year with an evening of festivities, a synthetic ice skating rink, carol singers and our sell-out award-winning Grotto Experience.
And for the canine members of the family, the 17th December will see the opening of the special, Bark in the Dark Grotto.
Trade your shoes for skates, as you glide into everything Christmas at the open-air synthetic ice-skating rink.
New for 2023 and open for all ages, this unforgettable experience will have you feeling fabulously festive.
For further information about Roarr! Ice Skating Rink
Are you visiting any of these Christmas Ice Rinks this Festive season?