On our last day in London, Derek and I booked a wine, skate, and fondue at Somerset House. It ended up being a lot more fun than I thought.
We arrived at Somerset House, which is a very lovely place, and waited for our ice time. We picked up our skates and headed out on the rink, following the circle of traffic. As a Canadian who doesn’t skate, I felt far more comfortable on the ice than most of the other skaters. Watch out for all the wobbly people! I feel like I should insert a joke about how Canadians are practically born on the ice, but I think it’s too serious to be a joke.
Luckily, it was nice and warm out and the sunset made for a beautiful atmosphere. I was not allowed to take my camera out on the rink, but we did manage to take a few good photos on Derek’s phone.
After our skate time ended, we headed inside the Fortnum & Masons for the cheese fondue and a glass of wine. It was a delicious end to a wonderful afternoon.
I couldn’t help but do a little shopping at Fortnum & Masons afterwards, much to our full suitcases dismay. F&M just has the loveliest gifts. If you are ever in London during the Christmas season, this is something you should add to your list!