Best Places For Ice Skating In The UK

It's time to get your skates on. The best rinks across the country, from winter pop-ups to wonderlands open all year round, are ready and waiting for you to glide gracefully around; or just fall down flat on your arse. If you're on the hunt for the very best, complete with Alpine chalets, markets and igloos, then we've got all the deets on the best places to go ice skating in the UK.

Last updated on 16th December 2021

Skating on a rooftop? This is the ultimate destination. With cosy chalets, pop-up igloos and warming refreshments to enjoy after taking to the ice, Skylight Tobacco Dock is one of the most festive spots for your favourite winter activity. Plus, just get a load of those views.


Millennium Square Leeds is transformed in winter, fronting some of the most gorgeous ice skating in Leeds city centre, complete with a spectacular Christmas disco igloo bar. As for food at the nearby Alpine market, expect a range of delicious local and international street eats available from cosy huts.