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London attractions: View the capital's spectacular skyline from Wellington Arch

Published: Monday 6th of August 2012

People viewing the London attractions of the capital's skyline will no doubt notice the stunning Wellington arch in and among the iconic landmarks of the city.

A majestic bronze sculpture sits atop the attraction, and from this vantage point visitors are able to enjoy the glorious panoramas over London's Royal Parks and the Houses of Parliament.

If they are lucky enough to be up there at a certain time, they will witness the tenacious ritual of the changing of the guards, in which the Household Cavalry parade on the mall resplendent in their red and black uniforms.

Inside Wellington Arch, visitors will find a new exhibition about the history of the landmark, as well as other exhibitions exploring the history and heritage of England. The current display is entitled Blackpool: Wonderland of the World.

People who want to explore the Arch in the evening should head there on a Friday before the end of August, when last admission is at 7.30pm.

Discover more for less with a London sightseeing pass.

Posted by Samantha Reed

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