Where to Find London's Best Webcams

See London from wherever you are in the world

The Shard and London Skyline, London, England, UK

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London is certainly not camera shy and there are webcams dotted around the city that let you keep an eye on what's going on from wherever you are in the world. Whether you're missing your favorite sights or you want to see the city up close before a visit, we've rounded up the best camera angles. 

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    Tower Bridge, London
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    Watch this iconic bridge open and close throughout the day on this live streaming webcam. See traffic cross the bridge and then stop for it to open to allow tall boats and ships to pass through. You can check the Tower Bridge Lift Times to figure out when to tune in.

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    Abbey Road by The Beatles
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    Spot Beatles fans waiting patiently to recreate the Abbey Road album cover at this zebra crossing outside the famous music studio in St John's Wood. The camera offers a clear view of the crossing made famous by the Fab Four. 

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    London lamps and London Eye Ferris Wheel at dusk
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    Positioned at the top of the Royal Horseguards, a 5-star hotel on the north bank of the River Thames, this webcam has a prime view of the London Eye. Watch it rotate throughout the day and light up in the evening. You can also see the Hungerford Bridge and the Shard in the frame. 

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    Big Ben and Houses of Parliament, London
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    On the Albert Embankment, just by Lambeth Bridge, this webcam offers a direct view of the Houses of Parliament. It's set up to monitor traffic across the bridge but it's a great spot from which to take in the beauty of the gothic building at any time of the day or night.  

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    London red telephone box and Big Ben
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    Scan the skyline from this viewpoint in Leicester Square. The footage updates every 10 seconds and from the camera's position, you can spy top sights including the London Eye and Big Ben.