Nothing says winter better than gliding around the ice while wrapped up in gloves and a scarf. Here’s where you’ll be able to go ice skating in Essex over the Christmas period.

Essex Ice Skating 2018

Ice Skating at Bond Street, Chelmsford
Bond Street, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1
7th December 2018 to 5th January 2019
An Outdoor Skating Experience comes to Bond Street Chelmsford this Christmas. Bond Street Chelmsford are pleased to announce that this year an ice rink will open in The Bowl events space on 7th December and will remain open until 5th January.
Cost: £7 per adult for a 30 minute session, with concessions for children and group bookings. Penguin aids are free on a first come, first served basis

Ice Skating at Sapphire Ice and Leisure
24 Western Road, Romford, Essex RM1 3JT
Open all year round.
Public indoor ice skating sessions held every day. Penguin ice skating aids can be hired to help children to skate independently. Ice Tots sessions for under 5s where parents skate for free. Lessons available.
Cost: Prices from £7 – £8.50. Skate hire £2. Penguin aid £3 for 30mins.

Ice Skating at Lee Valley White Water Centre – Herts
Station Rd, Waltham Cross EN9 1AB
Saturday 1 December 2018 until 6 January 2019
Lee Valley White Water Centre is welcoming back their Ice Rink for Christmas 2018. Curling sessions available. Free entry to the Christmas Market and Fairground. Santa’s Grotto on-site (extra charge of £8.50 per person.
Cost: from £5 per person, Family pass £30, Curling £10.

Felixstowe Ice Rink – Suffolk
Great Eastern Square, Hamilton Road, Felixstowe IP11 7DY
Thursday 20th December until Sunday 23rd December 2018. Running 11am to 7pm from Thurs to Sat, and 10am to 6pm on Sun.
Those living in North Essex especially might want to take a trip over the Felixstowe during the weekend before Christmas. There will be a synthetic rink is provided by Felixstowe Town Council and sponsored by the East of England Cooperative. There will be rides for smaller children, a snow machine and stalls serving food and drinks. Admission is FREE (including skate hire) and there’s no booking system, so we’d advise getting their early as it’s bound to be popular.
Cost: Free