Around London in 8 Days

Around London in 8 Days: Discover The Old and The New 

Visiting London is a dream for many Travellers around the world. And why wouldn’t it be? Where else can you find a perfect balance of an old-money aesthetic and a new-age vibe?  

As soon as you step into London, you are swept off your feet by its beauty. Every nook and corner narrate a story. Every building has a history. Every wall is a beautifully painted canvas. And every person is full of love and life.  

There is so much to London that it takes a while to gather your thoughts and decide where to begin your excursion. And that’s why we’ve prepared an 8-day London Itinerary for you. You don’t have to follow it day in and day out, but it’ll give you an insight into what there’s to see in Great London. So, here goes.


The Ultimate 8-Day London Itinerary 

Day 1: Arrival and Sightseeing 

  • Check into your accommodation and unwind  
  • Begin your sightseeing excursion at Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament 
  • Visit Westminster Abbey, where majesties have been crowned and buried for centuries 
  • Walk across the Thames River to the South Bank and visit the Tate Modern Museum 
  • End the day with a visit to Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre 

Day 2: History and Culture 

  • Start with a visit to the British Museum, home to a vast collection of world art and artefacts 
  • Next, head to the Tower of London to see the Crown Jewels and learn about the history of the British monarchy 
  • Visit St. Paul’s Cathedral, an iconic symbol of London’s skyline 
  • End the day with a trip to the West End to see a play or musical 

Day 3: The Royal London 

  • Begin at Buckingham Palace, where you can see the Changing of the Guard ceremony 
  • Take a stroll through Hyde Park and visit Kensington Palace, the former home of Princess Diana 
  • Afternoon tea at the Ritz or Claridge’s, a quintessentially British experience 
  • Visit the Churchill War Rooms, an underground bunker used by Winston Churchill during World War II 

Day 4: Explore the City 

  • Visit the Tower Bridge and walk across the Thames on the high-level walkways 
  • Take a ride on the London Eye, the tallest Ferris wheel in Europe, for a panoramic view of the city 
  • Visit the Tate Britain Museum, which features British art from the 16th century to the present day 
  • Take a stroll through the trendy neighbourhoods of Camden or Shoreditch for street art and unique shops 

Day 5: Shopping and Food

  • Start with shopping on Oxford Street, Europe’s busiest shopping street
  • Visit Harrods, one of the world’s most famous luxury department stores 
  • Have lunch at Borough Market, a bustling food market with stalls selling fresh produce and street food 
  • Take a food tour of the East End, known for its diverse and delicious cuisine 

Day 6: Day Trip 

  • Take a day trip to Windsor Castle, one of the Queen’s official residences, and see the magnificent State Apartments 
  • Visit Hampton Court Palace, the former home of Henry VIII, and explore the gardens and maze 
  • Alternatively, take a trip to Stonehenge, the mysterious prehistoric monument 

Day 7: Museums and Galleries 

  • Visit the National Gallery, home to over 2,300 paintings from the Middle Ages to the 19th century 
  • Visit the Victoria and Albert Museum, which has over 2.3 million objects of art, design, and architecture 
  • Visit the Natural History Museum, which houses over 80 million specimens across five collections 
  • End the day with a visit to the Science Museum, which explores the history and future of technology and innovation 

Day 8: Final Day

  • Visit the iconic St. Pancras Station and marvel at its impressive architecture 
  • Take a cruise along the Thames River, taking in the city from a different perspective 
  • Explore the British Library, which houses over 150 million items, including the Magna Carta and original manuscripts by famous authors 
  • End the day with dinner at one of London’s top restaurants, such as The Ledbury or The Clove Club 

Planning your days well in advance will allow you to make the most of your time in London. You don’t want to miss out on any of these museums or attractions; trust us on that. 

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