With the opening of the Shard this year, we thought it would be a good idea to give our tips for the best views for looking down on London. So here’s our top five (plus a couple of alternatives). Afraid of heights? Then look away now!…
At the time of writing this article, the weather is officially GORGEOUS, verging on OH NO THIS WILL NEVER LAST QUICK HURRY UP AND STICK ON THE BARBIE BEFORE “SUMMER” COMES.
The countdown has definitely started for the launch of our high speed, jet boat experience, ThamesJet. Our first “flights” will be leaving Westminster Pier from the 1st July and promise to surprise and delight thrill seekers of all ages.
London’s Oldest Castle was also London’s oldest zoo.
Yes the Tower of London was not only the home of Kings and Queens while in the Capital, but also the site of an ancient zoo. Elephants, tigers, kangaroos were kept to entertain royalty and their guests.
One of London’s most iconic sights, the Tower of London rests imposingly by the side of the Thames – the infamous Traitor’s Gate, which once acted as a one-way door for some of the historical prison’s most illustrious ‘guests’, is still visible in low tide.
30 minutes cruise from Tower Bridge (or an hour from Westminster or London Eye) will take you to one of London’s gems. Royal Greenwich. We will say just this. If you haven’t been to Greenwich, go. And if you have, go again. It really is a brilliant place to visit. For all ages, And all interests.
Tower Bridge – June 1st.. Be there to catch the start of something very special indeed. Eight teams will be setting off to attempt rowing non-stop 2,000 miles around the coast of Britain. Aaaargh. Can you imagine the blisters? On your hands. On your bot…no let’s not go there. But they are.
Now you may not have an invitation to the party (we don’t). But you can join in the festivities because on Saturday June 15th, to celebrate the Queen’s birthday, there is the world famous Trooping the Colour at Horse Guards Parade.