Explore London

The sky’s the limit: London’s stunning views

Sky Garden, 20 Fenchurch St

Nearest tube: Monument.

Admission: Free, but must be booked in advance.

Waterloo Bridge

Nearest tube: Waterloo.

Admission: Free, and 24 hours.

Ontario Point

Nearest tube: Canada Water.

Admission: Free, although only if you have residents’ access.

The Shard (of course…)

Nearest tube: London Bridge.

Admission: £25.95 in advance, with concessions from £18.95. (Although there is free entry to Gong bar on the 52nd floor, with similarly stunning views.)

John Lewis, Westfield Stratford City

Nearest tube: Stratford

Admission: Free.

Primrose Hill

Nearest tube: Chalk Farm.

Admission: Free, though it’s muddy. Check out our Area Guide.

Tate Modern extension

Nearest tube: St. Paul’s, or take the beautiful walk (with more great views) from Blackfriars.

Admission: Free.

Emirates Air Line

Nearest tubes: North Greenwich (Jubilee Line) and Royal Victoria (DLR).

Admission: £3.40/£1.70 single journey on adult/child Oyster.