Europe Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 Paris GTG October 6 - 14?
  2. 2 Rome or Venice first
  3. 3 An evening in London
  4. 4 8 in Rome or Rome + Amalfi in June
  5. 5 Where??-2 night trip from London
  6. 6 Chania Crete -apartment or home stay
  7. 7 Trip Report Criss-crossing the Camino: 5 weeks in Northern Spain (and a bit of France)
  8. 8 Europe First Timers
  9. 9 Lunch near Amboise, Loire Valley
  10. 10 Seeking reasonable itinerary
  11. 11 Chur or St Moritz?
  12. 12 Norther Spain first Iteniary
  13. 13 Itinerary review: Croatia/Italy
  14. 14 Safety in Rome
  15. 15 Trip Report With Gratitude for a Glorious Solo Month in Greece
  16. 16 Please help with hotels in Seville
  17. 17 Trip Report TRIP REPORT: Paris, Bordeaux, Dordogne, Toulouse, Provence, and more
  18. 18 Trip Report Jamikins and Bikerscott in Andalusia
  19. 19 What to do? Free evenings in Prague and Vienna
  20. 20 Athens Help
  21. 21 Uber vs. TfL
  22. 22 Eloping in London, honeymooning in Paris!
  23. 23 Are les plats ("Belon") oysters in Paris yet?
  24. 24 Trip Report Trip report for Budapest, Vienna, Salzburg, Munich
  25. 25 Apartment Montreux area
View next 25 » Back to the top

Need advice: Family of four, six days in London

Jump to last reply

Hi All,

We are a family of four (husband, wife, 2 girls aged 9 and 3) and we will be in London from July 12 (noon) to July 19 (noon). Here is our itinerary.

July 12th evening - London Eye
July 13th - Tower of London, St. Paul's Cathedral
July 14th - Day trip to Bath
July 15th - Westminster Abbey, Hampton Court Palace
July 16th - Day trip to Oxford
July 17th - Buckhingam palace, Trafalgar Square, Big Ben, The National History museum
July 18th - Kew Gardens
July 19th - Get ready to go back

I am looking for feedback on the following.
1. Does the itinerary look doable?
2. Are there places I should add to this list?
3. Are there places I should remove from this list?
4. Is London Pass worth it or should I do pay as you go model for the above places? (Cost is roughly about the same but London pass will make things a little rushed. However, London Pass offers us the flexibility of avoiding longer lines)
5. Are the lines really long for the above places (which makes London Pass a must)?
6. For the day trips what kind of pass should I buy? We are traveling from US. Should I book the day trip tickets/ pass in advance (before landing in UK)?
7. What travel card should I buy? Is Zone1 and Zone2 enough for the places we are planning to go to?
8. What kind of clothes to pack? Is the weather warm enough for skirts/ shorts?
9. Do we need a jacket?
10. Do the grocery stores sell rice? I am thinking of making our own food a few times but not sure if I need to pack ingredients from here or can I easily buy it there.
11. Finally, recommendations on good places to eat (Thai, Indian, Italian, Mexican are our preferences)

That's a long list of questions :) hopefully someone can help me out here. Thanks a ton in advance.

17 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement