There’s no better way to experience London than from above. Be it the top of the Sky Garden or the view from The Shard, there are plenty of places to get a bird’s-eye view of the city. Book yourself a stay at one of the best family hotels in London and read on for some inspiration. If you’re a thrill-seeker or just want to take in the splendid London sights and create the best memories with your loved ones, these are the top attractions with alluring panoramic views of London that you won’t want to miss.
Get a 360-degree view of the iconic London skyline from Sky Garden, which is also the highest public garden in the city, only moments away from the luxurious Montcalm London City at The Brewery Hotel with top-notch amenities. A worth-visiting attraction if you are in London with family, you can see as far as Windsor Castle from Sky Garden. The garden is divided into three levels, each with its own unique atmosphere for you to explore. The first level is the Terrace, which is a large open-air space offering stunning views of the city. The second level is the Winter Garden, which is a glass-enclosed green oasis for you to wander in some natural beauty. The third level is the Sky Pod, which is a small, private space.
Sky Garden is home to several interactive exhibits that explain London’s past and present for you to get inspired while you enjoy impeccable views of the city. Click some pictures at the viewing gallery on the 43rd floor, spend some quality family time in the lush indoor garden and see London from an altogether different perspective like never before.
The London Eye
Who hasn’t heard about the iconic London Eye? We all have. But now that you’re planning a trip to London, you should know exactly what the place has to offer. It is the world’s tallest cantilevered observation wheel on the South Bank of the River Thames offering unbeatable views of London’s skyline. The best part is that from the London Eye, you can see all the major landmarks of the city, including Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, Buckingham Palace, St. Paul’s Cathedral, and the Tower of London. In fact, if you’re travelling with kids, they are sure to love every minute of the London Eye experience with plenty of engaging exhibits on board and 4D movies to keep them entertained. Conclude a day full of thrill and adventure with a delicious supper at the Montcalm restaurant and a drink of your choice that you can relish in your lavish room.
The View from The Shard
The Shard is a relatively new addition to the London skyline, but it is already one of the city’s most popular landmarks. Standing at 309 meters tall and boasting 95 floors, the Shard on top of the London Bridge Tower is home to the View from The Shard, an outstanding observation deck and sky-high bar to enjoy your favourite cocktails with a view.
But wait, there’s more!
The journey to the 68th floor of The Shard is sure to leave you feeling amazed. As you ascend, you will see graphics that make it seem as if you are passing through the roofs of some of London’s most famous landmarks, such as St. Paul’s Cathedral and the British Museum. So, what’s the wait about? Start planning your trip to London and uncover London’s best skyline views while you’re assured of an exquisitely comfortable stay with Montcalm Club double rooms.