Landmarks & Historical Sites, Tours & Guided Walks
The View from The Shard
**Before you book your ticket, check the full Days Out Guide travel advice here**
*To adhere to social distancing measures in place, guests can only pre-book their tickets online to guarantee entry to attractions. We currently cannot offer walk–up on the day vouchers*
**The 2FOR1 offer is only valid on General Entry tickets, subject to availability. Not valid on standard, family, weekday saver, group or group deluxe, all inclusive and annual passes **
The View from The Shard offers visitors a unique chance to gain a bird’s eye view of London from two platforms situated at the very top of the tallest building in our city. The viewing galleries, one indoor and one outdoor, have floor to ceiling windows on all four aspects of the building and give a full 360° vista out over London and beyond.
Champagne bars offering a wide selection of cocktails, soft drinks and hot beverages are on each level for those who want to relax or celebrate with a glass in hand while they take in the incredible views. Sitting on the River Thames above London Bridge Station the Shard is easily accessible and surrounded by many other must-see attractions.
**Tickets are subject to availability; the next available timeslot will be offered which may not be immediate**
Opening times may vary. Please check website for details.
**Tickets are subject to availability; the next available time slot will be offered which may not be immediate**
Please check website for details.
2FOR1 the View from The Shard
Get your 2FOR1 The View from The Shard voucher for the best value entry for two! You can also save on your train travel if you book tickets 3+ days in advance with our Online Advance fare. Get from Southend to central London from just £12 return per person. Plus kids under 15 travel for £2 at weekends and during the school holidays. Check out Smartcard and download our app for the easiest way to buy train tickets and beat the queues.
What to expect at 2FOR1 the View from the Shard
As the tallest building in Western Europe, The Shard is an architectural marvel. The high-speed lift will take you up to the 68th floor, from where you can enjoy the highest viewing point in the city. Once you reach the viewing platform, there’s no time limit on your stay, so you can enjoy the view at your leisure. We recommend allowing up to 2 hours if you fancy enjoying a drink on the observation deck of the 69th floor. Make sure you wrap up warm if you’re visiting in winter and plan to head up to the level 72 open-air sky deck!
How to get to 2FOR1 the View from the Shard
The Shard is a 20 minute walk away from our London terminus station, Fenchurch Street. You’ll need to walk southwest, and across London Bridge. You’ll be able to see the Shard from a distance; head in that direction and you can’t go wrong!
You can get to Fenchurch Street in under 1 hour from Southend – just hop on the train going towards London, sit back and relax!
How to get your 2FOR1 the View from the Shard voucher
Getting your 2FOR1 the view from the Shard voucher is quick and easy. You’ll just need to click the purple “Claim” button at the top of this page, download your voucher and then book your c2c train to London. On the day, present your voucher on arrival at The Shard along with your train ticket and you’ll get your discount.
To see our other 2FOR1 London deals, head to our 2FOR1 attractions page.
Posted on April 03 2019