I posted a London itinerary here & got some excellent feedback so we are now staying 6 nights in London (instead of 4). Please review our new itinerary and let me know your thoughts & suggestions. Thanks!
Day 1 - Arrive Heathrow 11:15am (overnight flight from Detroit). Take Tube to apartment which close to Holcomb Tube station, arrive about 2pm. Have a late lunch (Pret a Manger) then get a few basic groceries & unpack. Take the Tube to County Hall area, ending up at the London Eye. Have dinner at the apartment. Fall into bed exhausted.
Day 2 – Have a quick breakfast then to Tower of London & Tower Bridge by 9 (allow at least 3 hours) then lunch and to St Paul’s Cathedral. Walk the Millennium Bridge to Tate Modern for an hour or so followed by Borough Market. Dinner at a local pub.
Day 3 – English breakfast first then Houses of Parliament & Big Ben, Buckingham Palace for changing of the guards. Trafalgar Square, have lunch at St Martin in the Fields then walk through St James Park and tour Westminster Abbey. Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre (tour) then have dinner in the apartment.
Day 4 – Enjoy a day trip to Windsor & Stonehenge.
Day 5 – Camden Market or Portobello Road Market in the morning then see Abbey Road. Afternoon tea somewhere? In the evening enjoy a Thames River cruise followed by the British Music Experience.
Day 6 – See changing of the horse guards at Whitehall (11am), shop at Harrods and see Victoria & Albert Museum. See a play the last night?
Day 7 – Breakfast, pack then take the Eurostar to Paris!!!