Where to go for a great view

Go inside the majestic landmark of Wellington Arch at Hyde Park Corner for a stunning view across the surrounding parks and as far away as the Houses of Parliament

See London’s famous sights from a different perspective — from the River Thames with a sightseeing trip

Look down on the River Thames and some of London’s new landmarks such as the London Eye from Tower Bridge’s covered walkways

See magnificent new architecture and old dockers’ houses from the vantage point of the Docklands Light Railway

Feast your eyes on the structure of the stage and building at Shakespeare’s Globe as well as enjoying the performances. You can learn more by taking a back-stage tour or visiting the exhibition

On a clear day amaze yourself with the view from the top of Henry VIII's mound in Richmond Park - an uninterrupted view across London to St Paul's Cathedral

Walk in the footsteps of former prisoners at the Tower of London, stand on the execution site and imagine what it’s like to not see the outside world

Climb the Monument for an old fashioned view of the Pool of London or try the British Airways London Eye for the latest way to look at London