London’s Most Scenic Sunset Spots to Add to Your Itinerary


When in London, witnessing the sunset over London’s enchanting cityscape is an experience like no other. Whether it’s the iconic London Eye or the beloved Primrose Hill, stay at the ideally located London Shaftesbury hotel, and uncover an array of perfect vantage points for an unforgettable sunset moment.

Alexandra Palace Park

The sprawling 196-acre Alexandra Palace Park offers some of the best views of the London sunset from its lofty vantage point. Especially when summer rolls around, you can also take time to enjoy the park’s expansive beer garden after taking in the scenic view of a fiery sunset. It’s open all year, so add this sunset spot to your London itinerary without a second thought!

Sky Garden

If you are seeking an iconic London landmark, to catch the stunning sunset views for free, look no further than the Sky Garden. This exquisite foliage-filled viewing gallery is nestled on the 43rd floor of the Walkie-Talkie building, also offering majestic views over London. This remarkable destination features floor-to-ceiling glass windows and an open-air terrace, for you to capture breathtaking sunset views across the Thames. That’s not all as the lush green indoor garden here, is another captivating space to add to your list as you enjoy a luxurious stay at an enviably located hotel in Craven Hill, London.

Primrose Hill

Primrose Hill, situated north of Regent’s Park, is one of the most popular spots for sunset-watching in London. Standing at nearly 63 meters above sea level this stunning skyscraper has even earned the title of the most picturesque view in London.

If you’re planning to watch the surreal London sunset with a special one, consider Primrose Hill, moments away from the luxe Hogarth Road Hotel. And oh! Don’t forget to bring a bottle of prosecco along to delight in.

River Thames

Take a thrilling ride on a speedboat down the Thames and watch the mesmerising sunset over London. Soar past iconic landmarks like the Houses of Parliament, Tower Bridge, and St. Paul’s Cathedral as the city lights up in the evening. At a speed of up to 35 mph, feel the wind in your hair as your expert guide takes you on a journey through the waters to remember. Conclude what’s sure to be an unforgettable day, as you celebrate your adventure with a bubbly drink and see London in a whole new light during sunset!

London Eye

The London Eye is one of the most popular landmarks in London, and for good reason. The 135-metre-tall Ferris wheel offers stunning views of the city, and the sunset is a particularly magical time to indulge in the London Eye experience. As the sun slowly sinks below the horizon, witness the clouds turn to shades of pink and the water of the Thames River sparkle on this 30-minute ride.

No matter where you choose to watch the sunset in London, you’re sure to be treated to a memorable sight. And if you’re looking for a place to stay in London, be sure to keep a check for deals on central London hotels to make your journey incredibly convenient.