How to spend 6 days in London

London Eye

London, the land where Queen Elizabeth II, who reigned for 64 years lives. It is also the place where about 30 million tourists visit each year. There are loads of things to do in London, catered to people of all ages. Check out how to spend six days in London.

Travel HANter

10 Dec 17

Day 1

London is a great place to satisfy all shopping needs.

  • Spend a day in Leicester square and get amazed by the M&M’s and Lego store, where you can get your hands on all the M&M’s and Lego in the world.
london m&m's
4 levels of M&M’s chocolates and merchandises

london m&m's

london m&m's
Pose with the (m&m’s) Beatles
london lego store
Lego store for the young and young at heart
london lego store
The (Lego) Big Ben
london lego store
Meet the (Lego) queen
  • Immerse in the festive spirits by shopping at the Christmas Markets.
London Christmas Market
Christmas Market
  • Buy affordable clothing from Primark.

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Day 2

  • Visit the Stonehenge
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The mysterious Stone Henge

stone henge

stone henge
Something fishy
  • Admire the architecture at Bath
London Bath
Bath
London Bath Abbey
Bath Abbey

Located in the city of Bath, the historical Roman Baths was once the place where Romans bathed when they occupied Britain. The water is no longer safe for bathing and together with the Grand Pump Room, is more of a tourist attraction.

 

London Bath Roman bathhouse
Grand Pump Room
london bath roman bathhouse
Not really a place for a bath now
london bath roman bathhouse
Bath at night

Day 3

  • Enjoy an afternoon tea on a cruise along River Thames

The River Thames is a river that flows through southern England, most notably through London. At 215 miles, it is the longest river entirely in England and the second longest in the United Kingdom, after the River Severn. -info from Wikipedia-

The English are known for their love for teas. Embrace the tai-tai in you and enjoy your afternoon tea whilst cruising along River Thames.

afternoon tea on river thames
image via buyagift.co.uk

Day 4

london play
Screening of Harry Potter

HAN-dy tip: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child play is sold out quickly and tickets can be bought almost one year in advance.

Day 5

  • A visit to London can never be complete without being a true tourist. Take photos of all the famous London landmarks!
London Big ben
Big Ben at night

HAN-dy tip: Big Ben is now undergoing renovations and will only start chiming again in 2021.

London Eye
London Eye at night
london's landmark
Buckingham Palace

HAN-dy tip: Remember to check the schedule for Changing the Guard at Buckingham Palace before going (if that’s what you are looking for).

London Tower Bridge
London Tower Bridge

HAN-dy tip: The London Tower Bridge is the one that is often sung in songs and seen in pictures The London Bridge is actually just a simple bridge near the Tower Bridge.

Day 6

Be a Harry Potter Geek today!

  • Visit the Warner Bros. Studio to tour actual film sets and learn the special effects tricks used in the popular films.
harry potter Warner Bros. Studio london
image via visitlondon.com
  • “Depart” for Hogwarts via the Hogwarts Express at Platform 9 3/4

Platform 9 3/4 is located at King’s Cross station in London. Take the tube to King’s Cross station to pose with the most photographed trolley and purchase Harry Potter’s merchandises from the souvenir store next to it.

London harry potter 9 3/4 platform
image via mahagha.wordpress.com
  • Snoop around Lacock village

Lacock village is located in the county of Wiltshire and attracts tourist to its unspoiled appearance. Also, because it houses Harry Potter’s house that was shown briefly in the movie Philosopher’s Stone.

harry potter home in lacock
image via decor.eflyg.com
London Lacock village
Lacock village

 

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10 Replies to “How to spend 6 days in London”

  1. Thanks for this great overview of the best things to do in London in 6 days; really liked this post. We didn’t visit London yet, but hopefully we’ll visit this city on our next vacation. Day 5 is a must!!

    1. Hi! Thanks for reading! I think you will like London as much as I did. Yup day 5 was a must for me too! Day 2 was my favorite though. The Stonehenge and its history were really mysterious yet incredible.

  2. Great article, have been to London many times and all the things you featured are indeed great activities, I would probably include a few more museums but that’s personal taste, thanks for sharing!

    1. Thanks for reading! Oh yes! I forgot to mention about the museums ’cause I didn’t visit them when I was there. Like you said, personally I’m not a big an of museums but they have really amazing museums in London, definitely worth a visit!

  3. Love your itinerary.. I’ve been taking a liking on playing lego games at the moment, so visiting the Lego Store is definitely on one of the places I’d want to visit! 🙂 And of course, the Harry Potter’s Warner Bros. Studio! hahah.. I’m a big HP fan and would love to check this out too… 🙂

    1. Thank you! I think you will be impressed by all the lego figures there. Yes yes yes! The HP studio too! London is the best place for HP fans =D

  4. oh my, I’m planning to go to London next year. But just for 3 days, hopefully I can pull it off. I want to see the platform 9 3/4 too 😀

    1. That’s great! I’m sure you will have lots of fun during the 3 days! Maybe just sacrifice the shopping for more sightseeing! ^^
      Yes! Take a photo of the platform, very worth the queue! Have fun!

  5. I love your post. I haven’t been to London but I’m planning to go so this was so helpful.

    1. Thank you for reading! London is a beautiful place to visit! I’m sure you will enjoy yourself there!

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