The countdown to Christmas starts with the lighting of the world’s most famous Christmas tree on 1st Thursday of Dec each year in Trafalgar Square London
Christmas Tree in the Trafalgar Square is the UK’s most famous symbol of the festive season. The countdown to Christmas starts with the lighting of the world’s most famous tree on 1st Thursday of Dec each year in Trafalgar Square.
Christmas Tree a gift from the people of Norway
This is a gift from the people of Norway to London to say thank you for Britain’s support during World War II. This historic tradition has happened every year since 1947. The tree will be lit by the Mayor of Westminster, Norwegian Ambassador and governing Mayor of Oslo. The Salvation Army and St Martin-in-the-Fields choir will sing carols
Height of the Christmas Tree
Christmas Tree is normally a spruce tree that stands around 20 metres tall, and is half a century old.
Christmas Tree at Trafalgar Square: Time and address
Time: 1st Thursday of Dec each year.
Address: Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 5DN. It is situated at the heart of London. See the location in Google Map.
Nearest Tube: Charing Cross (Northern Line and Bakerloo Line). Bus- Bus numbers 9, 6, 9, 23, 139, 3, 12, 23, 88, 159, 453, 12, 91, 11, 24, 87, 24, 29, 176, 15, 53, 176. Make a plan to get here by TFL Journey Plan