The Best 4-Day London Itinerary for First Timers Visual Story

By Amanda Strube



The Best 4-Day London Itinerary for First Timers Visual Story

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



Royal history and national treasures

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


DAY 1 - STOP 1

Natural History Museum

The first stop on this things to see in London itinerary is the Natural History...

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...


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...


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...



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...


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...


DAY 2 - STOP 4

Tower of London

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

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...


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...


DAY 3 - STOP 1

Portobello Road Market

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


DAY 3 - STOP 2

Abbey Road Studios

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


DAY 3 - STOP 3

Sherlock Holmes Museum

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


DAY 3 - STOP 4

Oxford Street (optional)

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


DAY 3 - STOP 5

The Cartoon Museum

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


DAY 3 - STOP 6

The Good Mixer

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



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...


DAY 4 - STOP 2

SEA LIFE Centre London Aquarium

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


DAY 4 - STOP 3

The Globe Theatre

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


DAY 4 - STOP 4

Tate Modern

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



In Conclusion

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


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