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Embrace the Summertime at London’s Highest Garden

*Final Weeks*

This summer, experience London's highest viewing platform transformed into a British summer garden.

At 800 ft (244m) above the city, The View from The Shard has been transformed with over 2,000 plants and flowers. Taking months to prepare and over 350 man-hours to fully install, national floral favourites including poppies, fox gloves, lavender, marigolds and birch trees have been planted in over 10,000 litres of soil, set amongst a further 750 metres of decorative foliage.

Have a quintessentially British experience and enjoy a Fortnum & Mason ice-cream whilst taking in the panoramic views for up to 40 miles.

The garden is on display until 15 September.

The Parlour

Daily from 12pm - 6pm

*Ends 8 September*

Fortnum & Mason have brought a taste of their world renowned Parlour to London's highest garden.

A truly decadent ice cream experience, the Parlour at The View from The Shard offers both much-loved classics and innovative new flavours, many found nowhere else in the world. Flavours on offer fluctuate between the following:

Summer Cup, Very Vanilla, Strawberry Blush, Rose & Violet, Chocolossus, Magnificent Melon Sorbet, Florentine Fancy Sorbet, Gin & Tonic Sorbet and a Frozen Champagne Ice Popsicle

Guests can purchase and enjoy a refreshing ice cream from the Parlour on our open air skydeck until the 8 September.

Weekend Lates

End your evening on a high at London's highest viewing platform

The View from The Shard will be open until 11pm on select Friday & Saturdays throughout the summer. Why not make the experience truly special and add a glass of champagne to your experience?

There will be additional timeslots at 9.30pm and 10pm, giving you an extra time to see London sparkle at night!

Please note that the following dates are excluded as we will be closing early for special events: 8/8/2015, 22/8/2015, 5/9/2015, 12/9/2015, 26/9/2015

Sunday Family Ticket

A family ticket is now available on Sundays that includes entry for 2 adults + 2 children OR 1 adult + 3 children from £74.95 for advance tickets*.

The View from The Shard provides families with an unforgettable experience, and is the perfect place to nurture a child’s fascination with the history of London.

From the spectacular 64km (40 mile), 360-degree view, families can spot both modern and historic landmarks, including The Houses of Parliament, The Tower of London, Buckingham Palace, the Olympic Park and Wembley Stadium.

*Terms and conditions apply. Excludes half-term. Children must be aged 4 – 15 years (infants aged 3 and under do not require a ticket). For full terms please click here

Day & Night Tickets

Experience two unique 360 degree views of London from the tallest building in Western Europe with our new dual entry Day & Night tickets.

Your first visit can be anytime between 10am and 6pm, then return later the same day to see London sparkle at night!

Adult Day & Night tickets start from just £35.95pp.

*Terms and conditions apply and a minimum three hour gap must be left between your visits.


Kids Go Free this October Half-Term

26 October - 1 November 2015

This October half-term school holidays, each paying adult to The View from The Shard visiting between Monday 26th October and Sunday 1st November 2015 is entitled to two child tickets free of charge!*

What better way to inspire a child’s fascination with London, than by standing at the top of The Shard with stunning panoramic views for up to 40 miles?

At The View from The Shard, the capital is brought to life with interactive multimedia guides and ‘Tell:scopes’, allowing kids to time-travel through the 360-degree views as far back as Roman times with panoramas from the Museum of London archive.

A free of charge child ticket is only valid for children aged 4 – 15 years (infants aged 3 and under do not require a ticket).

*Terms and conditions apply. For full terms please click here

Yoga sessions

£40, including a goody bag.

Yogasphere and The View from The Shard are proud to bring our clients sky high yoga classes! Join Leo and Mandy exclusively at our weekly classes in The View. Its a great way to kick start your weekend or trip to London.

"While you contemplate the view, top instructors from Yogasphere, a company specialising in yoga at beautiful venues, are on hand to help you gain a metaphorically new perspective on city life"  The Evening Standard

Yoga mornings

Every Saturday 8:30-9:30am

Mats are provided and there is a chance for guests to enjoy the view after the class.

Silent Disco

Fridays & Saturdays 10pm - 2am Tickets £37.50

Grab a drink from the bar, pop on a set of headphones and dance the night away with sweeping London panoramas at your feet.

Three DJs will set up their decks in the viewing gallery on Level 69 to entertain guests with a varied musical mix including pop, RnB, dance, hip hop, and dub step.

Latest dates: 05 September 2015; 26 September 2015; 10 October 2015; 23 October 2015

Further dates available on Time Out. Book online to avoid disappointment.

Champagne Experience

Sip on a glass of bubbly, and snack on some gourmet popcorn, at London's highest champagne experience and take in the unparalleled views unfurling beneath you.
Purchase your Champagne Ticket in Advance and enjoy The View from the Shard with a glass of Champagne Lanson for £33.95.

Serving Champagne Lanson:

  • Champagne by the glass £10
  • Champagne by the bottle £60
  • Extra age Champagne (sold by the bottle only) £80
  • Bellini £12
  • Kir Royal £12

Our gourmet popcorn by Jo & Seph’s is being sold for £2.50 in the following flavours:

  • Toffee Apple and Cinnamon
  • Camembert
  • Strawberries and Cream
  • Smooth Caramel, Pepper and Chilli
  • Salted Caramel

Soft drinks also available

Available anytime from midday everyday until 30 minutes before closing.

Official Charity Partner

The View from The Shard is delighted to be sponsoring the Dame Kelly Holmes Trust as our official UK charity partner.

The Trust is the only charity in the UK that supports athletes during their transition from sport and empowers them to use their unique skills to transform lives of disadvantaged young people through dedicated mentoring programmes.

Since they were founded in 2008, the Trust have impacted over 200,000 young people and have helped over 400 athletes transition from competitive sport.

They currently deploy athletes onto a diverse range of personal development programmes and community projects and in the last year, 84% of young people on the flagship ‘Get On Track’ programme were in employment, education or training by the time they completed.

You can chose to donate 5p to the Dame Kelly Holmes Trust when you book your tickets to visit The View from The Shard.

Fortnum & Mason Sky-High Tea Experience


Introducing our Fortnum & Mason Sky-High tea experience! Celebrate the Great British summer-time with the city’s finest afternoon tea at the top of London’s highest view.

Enjoy a delicious Fortnum & Mason ‘Hamperling’ filled with a classic afternoon tea selection on the Level 72 open-air sky deck amongst seasonal florals and stunning 40 mile panoramic views.

23 June – 8 September 2015
10.30am – 7.30pm

Fortnum & Mason picnic ‘Hamperlings’ include classic finger sandwiches, scones, clotted cream, a miniature jar of raspberry jam, and their signature Royal Blend tea. To truly celebrate, champagne can also be added when booking.

Prices start from £85 for 2 persons

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