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London 7 day itinerary

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I would love ANY advice, critiques, suggestions about our upcoming trip to London. Does this itinerary look doable? Too much? Missing something? I am trying to incorporate a little bit of everything. We are horse people (thus the emphasis on the horses). Would love any advice you can provide.
Day 1
6:30am
Arrive Heathrow
Clear customs, get bags, Tube passes etc 30 minute train ride
9:00 am Arrive Chelsea-Flat— Relax, unwind, Get some breakfast
11:00 Walk to Kensington Palace Kensington Gardens, Princess Diana Memorial- Hyde Park
2:00 Get lunch (Need suggestions)
3:00 Hop on 24 hour Double Decker Bus Tour- Tour Kensington/Hyde Park
Bus past Big Ben- Westminster- Bridge (just to give everyone an idea of what is in store)
5:00 London Eye
6:00 Back to Flat
7:00 Dinner at Traboudour
Day 2
8:30 Breakfast at the Flat
10:00 Tower Of London (opens at 10am) Beefeater Tour and Crown JewelsDistrict or Circle Line to Tower Hill Station- 5 minute Walk
12:30 Tower Bridge 1:45- Hop on/off Bus to pass London Bridge/Shard
2:15 Lunch at Borough Market or Wright Borthers seafood restaurant or Pub (if eating at Market go to Southwark Cathedral where there was an opening into the courtyard of the church.
The Market is located next to London Bridge station which is serviced by the Jubilee and Northern Lines 8 Southwark St and Borough High Street
Pick up food fruits and veggies at Market for the week
(Watch Tower Bridge raise from Thames River side)
3:15 Tour Globe Theater (Shakespeare)
4:15 Walk across Millennium Bridge
4:45 St Paul’s Cathedral—Sunday Organ Recital (4:45-5:15)
6:00 Return to Flat—Dinner at Flat- BBQ—or out locally
Day3
Breakfast at Flat- Starbucks
Tour to Stonehenge/Windsor/Bath
Day4
9:00 Royal Mews (45 mins-1 hour)
St James Park
Birdcage Walk
Trafalgar Square
11:00 Horse Guards (Changing of the Guards)
11:30 Covent Gardens for lunch—suggestions??
1:00 Buckingham Palace (2 hours)
3:15-4:30
Westminster Abbey (last person in for viewing at 3:30)
4:30-5:00
Abbey shop, museum-
5:30 Harrods
6:00 Dinner --suggestions around South Kensington
7:30 Chelsea- back at Flat
Day 5
9:00-1:00
Walking tour with Jonnie (Bowl of Chalk)
around Westminster, Big Ben, Westminster Bridge, Parliament West End –GET tickets in queue for Wicked
1:00 Lunch at Pub—suggestions???
2:00-4:30 Victoria and Albert Museum of Art and Design
4:45-5:45 Chelsea/Flat—get ready for dinner and show
6:00 Dinner near Apollo Victoria Theatre -- suggestions???
7:30 Wicked
Day 6
Leave at 10:45 for
12:30 Harry Potter- Warner Bros Studio
5:00 Back at Flat- Dinner relax-

Day7
7:30-8:30 Horseback Riding in Hyde Park
9:00 Notting Hill- Portobello Market—shopping, gifts, souvenirs
12:00 Lunch in Notting Hill or Market
1:00-4:30 British Museum
Day8
Morning-TBD
2:00 Departure out of Heathrow

Things to possibly fit in
London Bike Tour
London Duck Tour on Thames
Regent Square or Oxford Street
Chocolate Tour
Afternoon tea—ANYWHERE but Orangery, unless it’s gotten better from 3 years ago—Suggestions???

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