London, England is a city that was shaped by its many diverse landmarks, including churches, tall monuments, and modern skyscrapers as well as the Thames. In addition, there are many bridges that cross this river, creating a unique sight in this historic place. For many, the question is where to see them? There are many locations that offer you panoramic views of the city for those that want a better view. Some of these locations will charge a viewer’s fee, while others are free to the public. If you are planning a trip to London soon, the following viewing areas will prove to be valuable.
Primrose Hill is one of the best viewing locations in all of London, and many may recognize it from the many movies it has been featured in. It rises over ninety feet, and is the most popular viewing location for obtaining panoramic views over London. From atop this hill you can view St. Paul’s Cathedral and Regent’s Park. At the top, there are guide plaques that highlight the different landmarks you are seeing. On a day with nice weather it is a great place to picnic or take the kids to play. Primrose Hill is very near to Camden Town, offering many eateries and other attractions.
Our other top pick for stunning city views is called One Tree Hill. One Tree Hill is one of London’s best kept secrets. It has recently gained familiarity from the television show with the same name. This hill is located within Honor Oak Park in the south of London and is off the beaten track. If you feel like making the effort, you will be greatly rewarded with the beckoning views this hill provides. The hill is quite steep; however, there are benches at the top to relax and take in the view. You will find that the view is well worth the climb.
If you are planning a sightseeing trip to London, these two places should not be missed. Both are free to the public.