Kids go free at the View from The Shard this half-term and Christmas

Monday 14, October 2013


Kids go free at the View from The Shard this half-term and Christmas


Each adult ticket to The View from The Shard for visits between Monday 21 October – Sunday 3 November 2013, and Friday 20 December 2013 – Monday 6 January 2014 entitles two children per paying adult to enter free of charge.


The View from The Shard provides families with an unforgettable experience as it is the only place you can see all of London, all at once. Whether it’s your first stop or last stop to watch the sunset and city lights turn on, it is the perfect place to nurture a child’s fascination with the history of London. From thespectacular 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. 


The attraction provides a unique encounter with the cityscape of London and offers an immersive, multisensory experience of one of the greatest cities on earth. As the guests travel through the attraction, the story of London is brought to life through evocative multimedia displays and state of the art technology, including unique super-fast lifts which take them on a journey through the capital’s skyline, building excitement about the opportunity of having the entire city at their feet. Arriving at the viewing gallery on Level 69, they will see 1,000 years of history and some of the most iconic buildings in the world laid out beneath them. High-tech, interactive digital ‘Tell:scopes’ enable guests to explore the cityscape in every direction, providing information about surrounding landmarks and access to alternative day and night-time views of London. The View from The Shard is the first attraction in Europe to offer these technologically advanced Tell:scopes which are available to guests in 10 languages.

From the viewing gallery on Level 69, both children and parents can ascend even higher to Level 72 for a truly remarkable experience, 800ft or 244m above ground. Here, at the highest accessible point of The Shard, families can stand in the open air, overlooking the city surrounded by the giant shards of glass that form this sculptural building as they disappear into the sky.


More information on the promotion will be found on a special page of the website:



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