The View from the Shard - 3 Day by Rail

Sitting at over 300 metres (1,000ft) high, London’s tallest landmark has an incredible 72 habitable floors, boasts 11,000 panes of glass and from the top the breathtaking 360 degree views over London and the surrounding counties extend for up to 40 miles on a clear day.

This great-value break not only gives you the chance to enjoy this vantage point that is twice as high as any other in London, but also includes return rail travel and accommodation at the 4-star Tower Hotel, conveniently located by the Tower of London and ideal for exploring the city.

Travel Options

Holiday Highlights

  • Return standard class rail travel to London*
  • 2 nights’ stay at the 4-star Tower Hotel with full English breakfast
  • Timed admission ticket to The View from the Shard
  • Free time in London for shopping & sightseeing

    *You may have to pay a supplement for your area, and first class is offered from most stations.

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Tower Hotel

The Tower Hotel overlooks the River Thames and is neighbour to some of the city’s most iconic sights including St Katharine Docks, Tower Bridge and the Tower of London. The hotel is a 7-minute walk from Tower Hill tube station and Tower Gateway DLR and there are also bus and river links nearby. Hotel facilities include a restaurant, a bar and lounge as well as a fitness centre. Free, unlimited Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel.  Room amenities include air conditioning, flat screen TV with Freeview, tea and coffee-making facilities and a safe.

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Friday: Take the train to London from your local station. Spend the day at leisure and check in to the Tower Hotel in the afternoon. Then why not enjoy one of London’s many restaurants for dinner before your first night’s stay.   

Saturday: Enjoy your included breakfast at the hotel and then make your way to The Shard. The ticket to The View from the Shard has a timed entry but once at the viewing platforms, stay as long as you like. Spend the rest of the day at leisure in this brilliant capital city.

Sunday: After breakfast at the hotel, continue exploring London then make your way to the station for your train home.