One day in London


London is one of the greatest cities in the world with enough to see to keep you entertained for a lifetime. However in just one day it is still possible to get a good feel of what London has to offer. If you plan your itinerary, book your tickets in advance and even go for fast track entry you can see some great sights and still have time left for delicious food and to take in a show in one of London’s famous West End theatres.

Westminster Abbey

There is no better place to start your journey through British history than at Westminster Abbey – the nation’s parish church and the site of every coronation since William the Conqueror on Christmas Day 1066
There is so much to see, parts of Westminster Abbey are almost 1000 years old and you can spend over an hour just exploring the graves and tombs of the great and good from Sir Stephen Hawking to Charles Dickens.
At the heart of the church you will find the medieval kings and queens of England. Beyond question, the highlight is the Henry 7th Chapel with it beautiful gothic ceiling and the tombs of Elizabeth I and Mary Queen of Scots.
  • Time: 1-2 hours is enough for most people
  • When: It’s always best to head for Westminster Abbey in the morning when it opens to take in the atmosphere of this ancient church.
  • Expert tip: For a little extra money you can now take a lift high above the Abbey with amazing views of the church and displays from its history.
  • Nearby: Big Ben (5 min walk), Houses of Parliament (5 min walk), London Eye (10 min walk)
  • Similar: Next door is St Margaret's Church where you can see where Winston Churchill got married and the burial place of Sir Walter Raleigh. St Paul’s Cathedral where Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer got married in 1981

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