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Top 10 Lists & Itineraries

Top 10 lists and example itineraries to help you choose the places you’d like to visit. We recommend visiting three attractions each day (four is just about doable if you don’t mind rushing about)

Top 10 Lists

London Eye

Ultimate London Bucket List - The ultimate bucket list of landmarks and attractions that every tourist should visit, with 25 of the best places to see in London2

Houses of Parliament

Top 10 London landmarks - Our list of the ten best landmarks you must-see from Big Ben, Buckingham Palace and Tower Bridge to St Paul’s Cathedral1

British Museum

Top 10 most visited attractions - Here’s a list of the most popular tourist attractions in London according to their number of annual visitors

St James’s Park

Top 10 places to take a photo - Here are ten of the most popular photo spots that hundreds of tourists always gather around to take a souvenir selfie

Changing the Guard at Buckingham Palace

Top 10 free attractions - London has enough free museums, art galleries and parades to fill up an entire week of your holiday, and here’s a list of the best

Chessington World of Adventures

Top 10 kid’s attractions - Planning a holiday with kids isn’t easy so here are the ten best events and family attractions that your children should enjoy

National Gallery

Top 10 art galleries - Here’s our pick of the ten best art galleries that every tourist should visit, from the world-famous National Gallery to the Tate Modern

Natural History Museum

Top 10 museums - Whether you’re interested in history, antiquities, science or the British military, there are enough museums in London for everyone

Tower of London

Top 10 historic sites - Here’s a list of London’s most treasured buildings and World Heritage Sites that everyone can visit to explore the city’s history

Windsor Castle

Top 10 day trips - Our guide to the best day trips and coach excursions you can take to places outside London, from Oxford to Stonehenge

Richmond Park

Top 10 parks and gardens - The ten most beautiful open spaces in London from the Royal botanical gardens at Kew to the overgrown cemetery at Highgate

Trooping the Colour

Top 10 annual events - Here are the best events that take place every year, from Trooping the Colour to Last Night of the Proms and the tennis at Wimbledon

Example itineraries

Sightseeing bus

London in one day - If you’re only visiting London for 24 hours then here are some itinerary ideas to cram as many landmarks as possible into one day11

Piccadilly Circus

London in one day for free - Two different itineraries with a selection of interesting places that won’t cost you money (not even bus and train fares to get between them)

IFS Cloud cable car

London in one day with kids - Here are a few itinerary ideas if you’re planning on taking your kids to London for just one day to visit some family attractions2

National Gallery

London in two days - Two days will give you just enough time to visit most of the famous sights and a few of the popular tourist attractions if you time it right9

National Gallery & St Martin-in-the-Fields

London in two days with kids - Here are three family-friendly itineraries we’ve put together for parents coming to London for a couple of days with their kids

Trafalgar Square

London in three days - Three days is the absolute minimum you need if you want enough time to see all the famous landmarks and the pick of the best attractions9

London Eye

London in four days - Four days is just about ideal because you’ll have time to see the best sights, take in a show, and have time left over for shopping8

Big Ben

London in five days - Five days will give you plenty of time to see the must-see landmarks and attractions and reserve a day for a boat trip to Greenwich

London Eye

London in six days - With six days you can see pretty much everything worth seeing, including a day trip to Greenwich and a show in the West End5

London Eye pod

London in one week - Seven days will give you plenty of time to see all the best attractions and then take a day-trip to somewhere outside of London