Where are the best views in London?
1/20Where to find the best views in LondonGreenwich Park. Sky Garden. Bokan. The Bussey Building. 12th Knot. SUSHISAMBA. Coq DArgent. The London Eye.More items •16 May 2019
Which park has the best view of London?
Parliament Hill Its one of the most iconic panoramic views in London – the rolling grasslands of Hampstead Heath park providing the perfect foreground for the skyscrapers of the city beyond.
Where is the best place to view London skyline?
11 places for the best views of Londons skylineOne Tree Hill, Honor Oak. Rooftop Cinema Club. The Aviary, Finsbury Square. The Slide at ArcelorMittal Orbit, Stratford. Emirates Air Line, Greenwich. Dining at 135, the London Eye, Southbank. King Henrys Mound, Richmond. jacqui.bass. Sky Garden, City of London. fede_bergamin.More items •27 Mar 2020
How can I see London from above?
Best views in LondonTake in aerial views of Londons skyline, as you glide above the river from the Greenwich Peninsula to the Royal Docks, in the Emirates Air Line cable car.Try to spot famous landmarks from the London Eye, a 135-metre-high (443 ft) rotating observation wheel offering 360-degree views over London.More items
Where is the hill that overlooks London?
To the North West of Central London you will find Hampstead Heath, a 790 acre ancient heath dating back to 986. Parliament Hill, which is 98 metres (322 feet) high, is notable for its views of the capitals skyline. From its summit you can see Canary Wharf, the Gerkin, the Shard and St Pauls.
How do I see London?
So here is our list of the eight best free views of London.Primrose Hill. Royal Observatory Greenwich. Parliament Hill. Alexandra Palace. The Tate Modern Switch House. One New Change. Sky Garden. Horniman Museum Gardens.
Can you enter Sky Garden without booking?
While the Sky Garden public ticketed time starts from 10 am, the Sky Pod Bar (the cafe) is open from 7 am Monday to Friday. So, you can go without booking a ticket to see the sunrise over London.
What is the steepest hill in London?
Swains Lane averages around 8% gradient and maxing at 20% over 900 metres, making it a way off an alpine ascent on paper. But its become a fixture of Londons cycling culture.
Is the view from the Shard free?
If you want to see the city from above, the Shard isnt your only option. You can also visit the Sky Garden for free. Although it isnt as high, you can also visit the Monument for only £5 per person. This location also has the advantage of being somewhat historic.
Is the view from the Shard worth it?
Re: Is the Shard worth a visit? Out of principle, I wont pay to go to the Shards viewing platform. I think its a better idea to put on some smart clothes and go to one of the bars for an overpriced cocktail. Youre not at the top, but the views are just as good - and its always nice to have a drink.
Can you go into the Shard for free?
If youd rather enjoy the view while having a nice meal or a creative drink, there are five restaurants at the Shard to consider. Of course, youll be paying for food and/or drink, but entry to the Shard will be free.