Sweeping views of the city from the top of The Shard (image courtesy of The View from The Shard)
Ascend the tallest building in Western Europe in a high-speed lift. At 309m up, on a clear day you can see as far as Windsor – and if you can’t see four major landmarks you can visit again for free. Daily 10am-10pm. Adult from £27.20, child from £21.25.
Make a Saturday night of it at one of The View from The Shard's silent discos, which are coming up on 28 Sep, 19 Oct, 16 & 30 Nov and 7 & 14 Dec; from 10pm (£37.50).
26 Oct: Moët & Chandon Champagne Party. Masquerade club night with a DJ playing house, dance and old-school classics; £35; booking advised; 10pm-3am.