London is our second home and in this guide, we will help you to organize your travel
London is a big city which is known by the best seller book and movie of Harry Potter.
Big city right? A city who’s got his charm but like all the big cities even some defects.
Even if London is the biggest city in Europe, in our guide we will try to make it very simple. Be ready to walk a lot and be ready to fall in love with the best photography locations in London.
Westminster Abbey and London Eye – What to do in London in 2 days
The first thing that you could think about London is the famous “London Eye” where you can see London and all the shadows.
The closest tube is Westminster close to the Parliament where you will find the “Big Ben”, the symbol of this big city. (At the moment the Big Ben is on maintenance work, it should be back to normal in 2020). If it is your first time in London, of course, you can’t miss this stop.
If the weather is nice and especially it is not raining we will suggest you a nice walk along South Walk.
This walk starts in front of Westminster and it will end in Tower Bridge. You will pass by the famous St.Paul Cathedral and London Bridge.
You can find a lot of hotels close to
I must say if you are in London just for a couple of days you can’t miss to book any of those hotels just to enjoy the beautiful panorama.
St. Paul Cathedral – Visit London in 2 days
For us, it is our favourite monument after the London Eye. The cathedral is located in the city centre where the closest tube station is St.Paul. The cathedral is open to sightseers from Monday to Saturday between 08:30 – 16:30. The ticket per adult is £16 and for the child is £7.
If you want to find a really nice spot to photograph the cathedral, you need to go to “ One new change.”
This is one of the best photography locations in London for the cathedral.
At this point, we will suggest you don’t stop yourself in London, but if you have more holidays, try to visit as much as you can around. Check out, out tips about the best winter day trips from London.
If you are planning your holiday and you are thinking about London I’ll suggest during springtime or even better summer, where the day is long and is not getting darker at 3 pm. But London is always beautiful even if is winter.
Visit the Skygarden – The best of London in 2 days
My favourite place in London? Well, it will be always the Skygarden.
It is the best point of view in London, it is free to access, and you can see the best part of London and print in your brain this amazing landscape on the city.
Is located in the heart of the city, easy to reach it and the closest tube is Bank. The ticket is free, but you must book in advance. It’s a huge skyscraper where once you will arrive on the 35th floor, trust me, it will be amazing. As access is free, you can book the ticket only online and just for the month not for the following one. Usually, there is no restriction about the time, so if you spend more then an hour don’t worry about it, nothing will happen.
You can stop by and go to the bar for a drink, it won’t be cheap but at least you will enjoy the most beautiful panorama.
Piccadilly, Regent St and Oxford Street – Shopping in London in 2 days
Be ready to spend a full day of shopping, starting from Trafalgar square, stopping by Starbucks or Costa with a coffee and following towards Leicester Square
In here you will find your happiness, the M&M’s store, a huge store of chocolate.
Once arrived in Leicester Square you will walk to Piccadilly, where, in the middle of the square, there is Eros’s statue and from there towards Regent Street.
For example, if you have kids, or not, there is Hamleys, five floors of toys, puzzles, and legos.
After spending one hour in this shop you will reach Oxford Circus, where on your right-hand side, next to Marble Arch door and Tottenham Court Road, here you go the biggest Primark ever.
Do you know what is it? A woman’s dream, accessorize clothes, everything that you might need for men, woman, and kids. Be careful men when a woman goes to Primark be ready that it will be the end.
The most famous parks – Top things to see in London in 2 days
After this beautiful day even if tired, the best option will be going to one of the best places ever in London. Hyde Park. It won’t be Central Park but is one of the biggest parks in the English capital.
For sure, most of you might don’t know that in this park there is Peter Pan statue, and the tradition is that to find it you need to get lost. This park is on the boarding of Green Park.
Close to Green Park, there are a lot of hotels and hostels which you can think about it when you book your accommodation in London. It won’t be cheap, as everything is expensive here but at least you can have an amazing view.
Another big park, where from there you can reach the queen castle “Buckingham Palace”, where on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday you can see the change of the guard, every morning at 11.
If you are planning your visit during Christmas you cannot miss the Winter Wonderland with all the amazing markets.
The access is free, and the cost of each game raffle is £5 to £8. It is a different way to spend time with your friends or family, with a beer or a sweet.
Those are just a few tips if you are planning your trip and see the best of London in 2 daFor someone who lives here is different and sometimes difficult, because when you are writing about your “city” you might not find the right words.
For someone who doesn’t live here, it could appear stupid or trivial but the magic of this city is that every moment, person, a day is special. Also if you are looking for your next accommodation in London, check it here.