Visit Belgravia this Christmas to see London’s most photogenic neighbourhood transformed into a wintery wonderland with twinkling Christmas lights and festive floral displays. Feast on Christmas treats in cosy cafes and landmark restaurants; and shop for gifts and Christmas outfits in independent boutiques.

Be dazzled by Belgravia's Christmas lights

See the sparkling Christmas lights in Belgravia’s Elizabeth Street, Eccleston Yards, Pimlico Road, Halkin Arcade and Motcomb Street (pictured below) from 15 November. Don't miss the Belgravia Christmas light switch-on party on 15 November when highlights include carol singing, a pop-up Christmas market, Father Christmas and his reindeer, festive food and drink and lots more. 

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Follow the Christmas Trail of Cheer 

Follow Belgravia’s Christmas Trail of Cheer, featuring a string of larger-than-life festive displays from the area’s renowned florists. Visitors will be able to follow the trail through Belgravia with star turns including a showstopping display on Motcomb Street, created by world-famous florist Neill Strain. From 15 November.

Buy one-off Christmas gifts at the Studio Pottery Christmas Market  

Shop for one-of-a-kind Christmas gifts or find a clay masterpiece to jazz up your home at Studio Pottery's Christmas Market in Eccleston Yards. Featuring an array of talented ceramicists, the market will feature everything from unique sculptures to beautiful bowls. 2-3 December

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Get creative at a Biscuiteers icing event  

Learn to ice Christmas biscuits at the Biscuiteers boutique and cafe in Eccleston Yards. Christmas experiences include a gingerbread house icing class, kids' Christmas holiday events, and icing lates, which involve icing five festive biscuits while sipping a glass of prosecco. In all classes, expert icers will teach you the tips and tricks required to create the perfect hand-iced Christmas biscuits. You’ll also be given a Biscuiteers tin to take your treats home in. Perfect for Christmas presents is the boutique’s festive biscuit collection, including snowflakes, reindeers, gingerbread houses and more. 2 November–21 December 

Sip festive drinks  

Get cosy with a festive cocktail or a warming mulled wine in one of Belgravia’s heavenly bars and snuggly pubs. Get your cocktail fix at Morena or Wild by Tart in Eccleston Yards; The Hari Bar, a glamorous drinking den in The Hari boutique hotel; or The Library Bar at the Lanesborough. Refuel during a Christmas shopping trip with festive lattes at Instaworthy cafes Peggy Porschen and Tomtom Coffee

Tuck into festive afternoon teas  

Indulge in a festive afternoon tea in one of Belgravia’s elegant hotels, restaurants and cafes. Menus are given a Christmas makeover: think Turkey finger sandwiches, cakes that resemble baubles and Christmas trees, and warming cocktails. Top picks include Festive Afternoon Tea at The Lanesborough, Festive Afternoon Tea at Biscuiteers, and the fashion-themed Festive Prêt-à-Portea at The Berkeley. Booking is essential.

Be wowed by Christmas window displays

Check out Belgravia’s showstopping Christmas window displays and then vote for your favourite on our website. Prepare to be seriously wowed by showstopping window displays by florists Neill Strain and Moyses Stevens. From 1 December

Shop for Christmas party outfits 

Head to picture-pretty Elizabeth Street to shop for the perfect festive outfit in independent boutiques, including ME+EM, Anna Mason, NRBY, Beulah, WNU, and Louise Kennedy.

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Enjoy a dog-friendly Christmas day out  

Enjoy a festive day out with your pooch in tow by visiting these dog-friendly shops and restaurants. Expect a warm welcome for you and your furry friend at food shops Waitrose, and Bayley and Sage. Shop for elegant dog accessories at Mungo & Maud, get your dog groomed for Christmas at Le Wag, and discover iced biscuits at Biscuiteers. Refuel with some hearty British food in the Thomas Cubitt, a traditional pub and restaurant.