London is not only home to great food, history and culture, it is also a prime destination for some of the best selfies this side of Niagara falls. With both natural and manmade spots with rich heritage behind them, you can make a day trip of some of the best London views. Better make sure you’ve charged your phone, because you’ll be taking more pictures than there are stops on the Piccadilly Line.
For those looking for a brisk park walk on a sunny afternoon, Primrose Hill is one of the best spots in the city. The site of many a rom com, Primrose Hill is to the north edge of Regents Park and is home to some of the best views in the city. Pack up a picnic and take a trip, you won’t want to miss the sunset from atop the hill in this gorgeous park.
Hidden away in Peckham, Telegraph HIll is a small park surrounded by trendy bars and cafes. The park itself is a must for anyone looking for a view which lies off the beaten track. This park is especially popular on New Years Eve and bonfire night, two occasions in the UK on which copious amounts of fireworks are let off. This means that if you’re looking for a great cheap way to celebrate some of the UK’s most popular annual events, then Telegraph Hill is the place to be.
St Pauls Cathedral
St Paul’s Cathedral history goes back centuries and whilst the Cathedral itself was built in the 18th century, the foundations go back even further. This Cathedral, home to the funerals of historical figures such as Churchill is also home to one of the best central London views from atop its spire.
Whilst they only occasionally do tours up the clock, Big Ben is one of the most iconic views from London. The large clock, also named Elizabeth Tower was completed in the mid 19th century and its memorable chime will no doubt remind you of London. Why not make Big Ben even more memorable and book a tour up its stunning 96 metre structure?
The London Eye is made of 32 ovaloid capsules which revolve one rotation every 30 minutes. This is one of the best ways for tourists to get oriented with the city, especially due to the quick turnaround and amazing views showing you beyond the London cityscape. You could even catch the Park Grand London Heathrow hotel on the horizon!
Restaurants on the Shard
If you’re looking to be wined and dined, the restaurants in the shard are some of the best Asian fusion and bistro foods in London. With stunning views across the London cityscape, this London Bridge based skyscraper is certainly hard to and not to be missed.
One of London’s most historic bridges, this amazing draw bridge takes you straight to the Tower of London whilst also having an in built elevator to the top of its towers for one of the most stunning views of the city there is.