The Best 4-Day London Itinerary for First Timers Story

By Amanda Strube

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Introduction

The Best 4-Day London Itinerary for First Timers Story

This 4-day London itinerary covers the top things to do in the city for first-time...

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Day 1

Royal history and national treasures

If you're wondering how to plan 4 days in London, you're not alone! London is...

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Day 1 - Stop 1

Natural History Museum

The first stop on this 4 day London itinerary is the Natural History Museum, which...

Day 1 - Stop 2

Hyde Park (optional)

The next stop on this 4 days in London guide is Hyde Park, a former...

Day 1 - Stop 3

Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace is the official home of the Queen of the United Kingdom and is...

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Day 1 - Stop 4

Westminster Abbey

Westminster Abbey is a breathtaking gothic-style church that is a royal place for coronations, weddings...

Day 1 - Stop 5

Afternoon Tea at Covent Garden

Afternoon tea is one of the fun things to do in London, and it is...

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Day 1 - Stop 6

National Gallery at Trafalgar Square (optional)

If there's enough time left on your first day and you're feeling energized following afternoon...

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Day 2

Museums, monuments, and markets

London has too much history to pack into just one day, so day two of...

Day 2 - Stop 1

British Museum

The British Museum has nearly 2,000 years of history stored inside its walls. It contains...

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Day 2 - Stop 2

Jack the Ripper Museum

Jack the Ripper is probably the most famous real-life serial killer due to the ongoing...

Day 2 - Stop 3

Old Spitalfields Market

Old Spitalfields Market is more of an event than a shopping destination, with food, drink...

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Day 2 - Stop 4

Tower of London

The Tower of London is a 900-year-old castle and fortress which has also been used...

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Day 2 - Stop 5

Tower Bridge

London's Tower Bridge is one of its most iconic European landmarks. It spans across the...

Day 2 - Stop 6

Borough Market

The Borough Market is a historic British landmark that has been around for nearly 1,000...

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Day 3

The Beatles, Sherlock Holmes, and Judge Dredd walk into a pub...

London may be a historic city, but it's left an indelible mark on pop culture...

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Day 3 - Stop 1

Portobello Road Market

This bustling, eclectic marketplace showcases the thrum of modern-day London, with food, artisan crafts, and...

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Day 3 - Stop 2

Abbey Road Studios

London is also an oasis for any music lover, and of course, Abbey Road Studios...

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Day 3 - Stop 3

Sherlock Holmes Museum

Even Sherlock's powers of observation and deduction couldn't have predicted the materialization of his residence...

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Day 3 - Stop 4

Oxford Street (optional)

With over a half-million visitors per day to its shops, Oxford Street ranks as the...

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Day 3 - Stop 5

The Cartoon Museum

This unique museum highlights the importance of an often overlooked art medium in British culture...

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Day 3 - Stop 6

The Good Mixer

The Good Mixer is a must for any pub crawl in London, especially for anyone...

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Day 4

Along the River Thames

To cap off your London itinerary, you'll stay along the River Thames for some grand...

Day 4 - Stop 1

London Eye

The London Eye is a great way to end your 4 days in London! It...

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Day 4 - Stop 2

SEA LIFE Centre London Aquarium

After experiencing the heights of the London Eye, the SEA LIFE Centre London Aquarium will...

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Day 4 - Stop 3

The Globe Theatre

In fair London, where we lay our scene.. Perhaps that's not quite how Romeo and...

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Day 4 - Stop 4

Tate Modern

Tate Modern is a powerhouse of an art museum, housing 500 years of British art...

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Conclusion

In Conclusion

London is a city of magic, music, mystery, and of course, history. This list is...

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