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Places to See The UK From Up High!

Written by Rachel Cave

Got a head for heights, and love a good view?
These attractions will be perfect for you,
From The Shard to Blackpool Tower there are so many around,
You wont want to go back down to the ground!

Up at The O2

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Enjoy a fun climb to the top of one of London’s more recent iconic landmark. This exciting 90 minute experience will take you 52 metres above ground with a stunning view of the capital city! BOOK HERE.

The View From The Shard

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This is one of London’s newest and amazing landmarks where you can experience a fantastic 360 degree view of the city.  See how many famous buildings your family can name! Peer through interactive telescopes and enjoy one of London’s highest gardens!  BOOK HERE.

ArcelorMittal Orbit and Slide

Tickets include the viewing platform AND a ride on the slide!

What goes up must come down! Once you get to the top of the UK’s tallest sculpture you can enjoy a faster decline on one of the longest tunnel slides seeing some of London’s wonderful skyline en route down! BOOK HERE.

British Airways i360, Brighton

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Ascend to the dizzy height of 450ft in a vertical glass viewing pod to enjoy a wonderful 360 degree view of the beautiful south coast! On a clear day, visitors can see spectacular views of Brighton, The South Downs and even the Isle of Wight!

The Coca Cola London Eye

Any visitors to London should definitely have this attraction on their list! Take a slow 30 minute ride day or night and enjoy amazing views of the cities iconic landmarks including Buckingham Palace and Big Ben. BOOK HERE.

The Spinnaker Tower, Portsmouth

This impressive tower reaches the dizzy heights of 558ft and boasts superb panoramic views of Portsmouth, including the historic dockyard. Take the Sky Walk over a large glass floor and look down only if you feel brave enough! BOOK HERE.

Corfe Castle, Dorset

Climb amongst the ruins of this 1,000 year old castle exploring its fallen walls and take in the most memorable breathtaking views of the Purbecks that stretch for miles. BOOK HERE

Blackpool Tower London Eye, Blackpool

Take a trip to the very top of this famous tower and cross the SkyWalk, an exciting glass viewing platform for spectacular views across the Irish Sea, Liverpool and even the Lake District on a clear day! BOOK HERE

The Emirates Air Line-  Cable Car, London

Treat the family to a ride in a cable car by day or night, which crosses the River Thames giving a brilliant view of London from the air and then finishes right alongside the O2. BOOK HERE

Jurassic Skyline, Weymouth, Dorset

Families and friends can enjoy a gentle trip on board a gondola as it rises to give the most stunning views of the historic Jurassic coast, harbour and Portland. BOOK HERE

Do you know amazing places to see theUK from up high? We’d really love to know! Someone else might love it, and really want to give it go! If you’ve got ideas, suggestions or reviews, you can shout all about it on whatever channel you choose!

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Rachel Cave