When guests are staying at Hotels near Hounslow Tube station, the world’s your oyster when it comes to direct access into the heart of London. But when inside the city, it is often difficult to really sheer scale of the place. Below are a few of the places you can visit which can help you truly appreciate the beauty of the cityscape, maybe even transforming that quick snap into a work of art.
One of the prolific skyscrapers in London’s skyline, the Shard offers an impressive 360 degree view of the city from inside the fourth tallest building in Europe.
Vertigo 42 is a trendy champagne bar which offers guests an incredible view of central London from the comfort of plush sofas with a glass of champagne in hand.
The London Eye
The London Eye, located on London’s south bank is a magnificent 443 foot high wheel which allows guests a great view of the city from within one of its 32 sealed and air conditioned capsules.
Experience fine dining from within this commercial skyscraper, the third tallest in Greater London. From within the fortieth story of 110 Bishopsgate there are a variety of restaurants to choose from and a stunning view of the city from atop this 230 metre tall sky scraper, formally known as 110 Bishopsgate.
More food, giving visitors a feast for both the eyes and mouth. The Oxo tower restaurant offers a wide variety of high class meals ranging from lunch and dinner menus.
For those with a fear of heights, then Primrose Hill may offer guests both a free view of the city whilst enjoying the parks natural beauty.
Another great way to view the city is from within one of its most historic monuments. All citizens of the UK can book a tour and climb up the magnificent clock tower.
For a more extreme “climb”, you can book to traverse the former Millennium dome, located near Canary Wharf, the O2 building gives a great view of the river Thames and the climb is sure to keep those muscles working.
The iconic sculpture in the 2012 Olympic park located in Stratford, can be booked for a brilliant view from its East London location.
St Paul’s Cathedral
From atop one of London’s most famous monuments, guests of the BEST WESTERN PLUS Park Grand London Heathrow can view London from its heart, also learning about the cathedrals history which spans back to 1697.
Built over 120 years ago, London B ridge not only eases road traffic across the river Thames but also offers a climb to the top of its grand towers. Giving a powerful view from the Thames, visitors can also visit the exhibition which recounts the bridge’s history and those unfettered by heights can traverse dizzying glass floor.