Monday, 27 July 2015

The Skygarden | Photo Heavy

We took a family trip to the Skygarden, which is at the top of 20, Fenchurch Street
in the City of London.  Londoners know the building as the Walkie-Talkie.
 ~ as seen on the walk from Bank station ~

~ looking directly up ~
Hidden away on the 35th floor is a mini oasis.
With a viewing gallery and spectacular views.
 ~ my hair indicates just how windy it was ~
 ~ Telecom Tower and Wembley Stadium ~ 
 ~ Tower Bridge ~
 ~ a well thought out space ~

~ The Boy Child is a fan ~ 
This was the second visit for The Boy Child and me.
This is what it looked like when we visited with friends at the start of the Summer holidays:  
The facts: you need to book online to visit.  There is no charge.
  Dates are released about a week in advance, so you will have to keep an eye on the website
 if you want a specific date and time. 
 Groups are limited to six in number.
  Adults will need photo ID.  
Be prepared for airport style security.


Liz said...

The London Office is looking good. Glad you had better views this time xxx

Margaret J said...

All looking good in spite of the windy hair!

Maria Ontiveros said...

Well, those are some very nice panoramas taken from a high place!
Rinda said...

I've never heard of this, Ruth - it sounds like a hidden gem (and will let my DD know). Your young man looks remarkably calm: with my non-head for heights, I am not sure I would be. Super photos - I especially like the perspective of the ones from the ground looking up.

Alison said...

What a difference the weather can make to a day out! Xx

Sian said...

Wow, it looks amazing. I love the contrast between the greenery of the garden and the buildings forming the view

Patio Postcards said...

Nice family photo

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