Sky Garden, London

Recently I took a trip with to the wonderful Sky Garden in London, located at 20 Fenchurch Street – a fairly new attraction, only opened in January 2015.  At 155m high and with 37 stories it is officially London’s highest public garden and guess what? It’s absolutely free to visit.

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Our trip was a family affair, which made it all the more enjoyable! What I liked about this attraction was that, because of the time slots, the viewing areas were not overcrowded. There is also plenty of free space to sit and relax including a cafe, restaurant and bar.


The views are stunning, unlike the shard which is a bit too high, the Sky Garden is on a great level to get a different perspective of many of the iconic London buildings. Time is of the essence though with the free slots lasting only one hour.

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20 Fenchurch nicknamed the ‘Walkie-Talkie’ actually managed to melt part of a Jaguar car by reflecting the sun – shocking in England I know. This made it a bit of a laughing stock however, precautions were put in place to make it safe and it was permanently ‘cooled down’. The car was of course paid for by the developers.


To book a visit to the Sky Garden you will need to book as early as possible to ensure you get the desired slot. You can book via their website linked below u to three weeks in advance. I hope you enjoyed reading about my trip to the Sky Garden, I highly recommend (especially because it’s free) if you are planning a trip to London!

Useful Links

Sky Garden Website

Book your free visit

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