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The View from The Shard and around London Bridge

Here’s our guide to top things to do, see and experience by day and by night in the area around London’s highest peak, whether you’re with friends, family or on a date

view from the shard
© Jacob Riglin

Western Europe’s tallest building and a towering fixture of the London skyline, The Shard is the perfect place to enjoy jaw-dropping views of the capital. But more than that, it’s a symbol of the epic transformation the London Bridge area has undergone in the last 20 years. Now home to The Globe, the Union Theatre, Tate Modern, design studios, as well as one of the world’s hottest foodie destinations, Borough Market, this area along the south bank of the Thames has become one of the capital’s must-visit destinations – a great place to explore with a date, family or friends.

Make the most of a trip to The View from The Shard by finding out more about seasonal and special events you can book in advance, and spending time exploring London Bridge’s many other gems. Want to find out more? Read on…

Explore with friends
Things to do

Explore with friends

Enjoy a day out with the family
Things to do

Enjoy a day out with the family

Spend time with someone special
Things to do

Spend time with someone special

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Things to do

See all our experiences in one place