Selfridges’ Boating Lake – On The Roof!

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A couple of weeks ago, Selfridges opened up its roof to celebrate the Truvia Voyage of Discovery art installation created by the wonderful Bombas & Parr.

On arrival at the rooftop, six floors above Oxford Street, we were greeted by the sight of an emerald green boating lake, complete with small waterfall. We were invited to row across the lake in small boats and were given special crystals to exchange for cocktails.

It was lovely to enjoy this rare view of the rooftops and another random thing to add to the list of surprising things I’ve done in London.

This was the first time since the second World War that the Selfridges’ roof was opened to the public. Before the 1940s, the roof top was a very popular place to visit. It had included a café and even a miniature golf course, but until this recent boating stunt, had been closed to the public.

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  1. Jenny says:

    Looks really cool!