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Experience Christmas At The ArcelorMittal Orbit Tower
Thu 15 December 2016, 13:00 – 16:00 GMT
Enjoy a guided tour followed by a panoramic view of London’s spectacular skyline at Christmas from the viewing platform, giving you the opportunity to take some breathtaking photos. Once you’ve taken in the view, you will then be escorted by our tour guide to enjoy a delicious 2 course Christmas dinner and the opportunity to relax and savour the atmosphere.
Running every Thursday, Saturday
From December 1st – December 31st (Except 24th & 25th of Dec)
Thursday: 1pm-4pm or 4.30pm-8.30pm
Saturdays: 1pm-4pm or 5.30pm-8.30pm
With its visionary architecture and sweeping views of London from the east, the ArcelorMittal Orbit is a show-stopping venue for any occasion. Experience Britain's largest sculpture and London’s latest must-see attraction. Located in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Stratford, this striking steel tower is the symbol of the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Meet your tour guide at the Arcelomittal orbit entrance at the Olympic Park (Taxi\transport can be arranged for those unable to walk the 10 mins walk from Westfields Shopping mall to the attraction at a cost. Ask for details).
After meeting and greeting your tour guide, you will enjoy a brief tour of the ground floor and picture gallery to learn the history of this incredible and inspiring building.
The Incredible Views:
The next stop is where we’ll ascend up this 114m-tall tower to the viewing platform, where you will be amazed by the beautiful and majestic designs of London’s skyline. You’ll have breathtaking views of up to 20 miles over London, giving you the opportunity to spot the city’s most iconic buildings, such as:
- The Shard
- BT Tower
- The Gherkin
- Big Ben
- Canary Wharf
- The O2 Arena
- Various football grounds
You can also spot some of the latest additions to the city skyline, like the Walkie Talkie and the Cheesegrater!
The Cutting-Edge Technology
Use cutting-edge *I-View (interactive screens)* to get a closer look at the sights from the top of the Orbit! This innovative technology also tells the fascinating story of the ArcelorMittal Orbit and Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
You can even turn the horizon on its head by flipping the specially-designed concave mirrors on the Upper Platform, for a totally new perspective on London.
The Full Experience
After your guided tour on the ground floor, you will have 30 minutes to view and take lifetime photos and recordings from the top.
When the viewing has come to an end, join your tour guide for group descent and welcome reception and mince pies or mulled wine. Drinks can be purchased during the reception.
For the brave, you can descend the 455 stairs looping around the sculpture which will lead you back to earth for your drinks at reception and join other members of your group!
The final part of your London Christmas view will be your dining experience, where you’ll have the chance to enjoy a delicious Christmas meal (vegetarian option available – select from menu below). For the ultimate dining experience with a view, please see our alternative tour: Christmas London Views: The Arcelormittal Orbit Tower Tour With Christmas Dinner In The Glass Room For only £10 more
CHRISTMAS MENU CHOICE
MAIN COURSES choose from:
Traditional roast turkey with pork sage and onion stuffing and all the trimmings
Roasted salmon, crushed new potatoes, olives, sprouting broccoli and sauce vierge
Nut roast with vegetable gravy and all the trimmings
DESSERT choose from:
Classic Christmas pudding with brandy butter and crème anglaise
Panettone bread and butter pudding with winter berries
Mini mince pies will be served at the end of the meal
Tea & filtered coffee included