Horizon 22: London’s Highest Free Viewing Platform

view of the shard from horizon 22

Psst…did you know there’s now a BRAND NEW viewing platform in London? That’s is set to rival the likes of Sky Garden? In fact…it’s been dubbed the highest free viewing platform in EUROPE! Let us introduce you to… Horizon 22 at Bishopsgate – the second highest building in London, after The Shard of course.

Fancy visiting the new and iconic platform? Read on for more!

Where is Horizon 22?

London view from horizon 22
Horizon 22 is at Bishopsgate, located in London. It is Europe’s highest free viewing platform, reaching a height of 254 metres above ground level.
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22 Bishopsgate London

Opening Times

Monday to Friday 10.00 - 18.00
Saturday 10.00 - 17.00
Sunday 10.00 - 16.00



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Horizon 22: London’s Highest Free Viewing Platform

the viewing gallery at horizon 22
Introducing Horizon 22, Europe’s highest free public gallery located on the 58th floor of 22 Bishopsgate, offering breathtaking panoramic views of London. The much-anticipated opening happened in September and is open to everyone!

Horizon 22 is a key part of the City of London’s “Destination City” programme, which aims to attract new and existing audiences to experience the city’s diverse offerings. As a part of this initiative, Horizon 22 will showcase the inclusive vision of the City of London, inviting visitors from all backgrounds to enjoy the stunning views of the city.

This new viewing platform promises to be an unparalleled experience, providing visitors with a unique perspective of London’s iconic skyline! Now that it’s open, you have the perfect opportunity to grasp the awe-inspiring sights from Europe’s highest free viewing platform and second tallest building in London. Don’t miss this opportunity to be a part of history and witness London like never before!

Guests are encouraged to pre-book online to secure their spot and guarantee an unforgettable experience.

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bishops gate view
London is home to some of the best viewing galleries in the world. Two of the top galleries include 22 Bishopsgate and Westminster Cathedral.

22 Bishopsgate offers a unique viewing experience with its impressive 360-degree panoramic views of London behind its triple-glazed windows. You can reach the public gallery is just a super speedy 41 seconds in the high-speed lift!

This London sky-high viewing gallery is equipped with interactive touch screens that provide information about the city’s landmarks and plenty of space to move around. Visitors can also enjoy refreshments at the bar while taking in the stunning views. Tips for visitors include booking tickets in advance and visiting during off-peak hours to avoid crowds.

From London’s newest free-viewing platform you can see ALL types of iconic and famous attractions. From the London Eye, London Bridge, The Gherkin, St Paul’s Cathedral and even Buckingham Palace.

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What does the ticket include?

Ths FREE ticket includes entry to the Horizon 22 Viewing Gallery as well as the journey back down.

Do you accept walk-ins?

They do, but they are subject to availability.

Is Horizon 22 fully accessible?

Yes! Horizon 22 is fully accessible to all guests. With the lift, anyone can get to the top.

Service dogs are also welcome.

Are children allowed to visit Horizon 22?

Yes, but please note that those under 16 need to be accompanied by an adult at all times.
london skyline at night from horizon 22

So, are your interests piqued? Are you ready to view the London skyline from the NEWEST FREE viewing platform at Horizon 22? We think it’ll be absolutely breathtaking and we can’t wait to visit either!

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