Wednesday, 15 February 2012

London - our plans for 3 days.

Since we will be in big cities like London and Paris for only short amounts of time, we are planning out our days to make sure we get the most out of our time. This will mean we won't be spending all our time tube hoping from one side of the city to the other over and over.

Our daily plans look like this;

Day One:
  • Aubaine (Heddon Street - just off Regent) for breakfast
  • Walk down to Trafalgar Square, via Piccadilly Circus and check out the National Gallery
  • Houses of Parliament
  • Westminster Abbey (peek inside)
  • Change of Guard at 11am at Horse Guards Parade
  • Stroll through St James' Park to Buckingham Palace (coffee here?)
  • Green Park up to Wellington Arch
  • Hyde Park
  • Walk through Mayfair
  • Oxford Street/Regent Street and Bond Street
  • Savile Row and Burlington Arcade and Fortnum and Mason
  • Stroll through Soho to Carnaby Street
  • Afternoon tea at Liberty of London
  • Meet George and go for a drink at The Marylebone Bar or Beach Blanket Babylon
  • Go back to our place for pre dinner chill sesh
  • Dinner at ?? (around 8pm)
Day Two: (Pub lunch at any pub we stumble upon when hungry?)
  • Walk down South Bank to Borough Market for breakfast. Elliot's at 10am.
  • Millennium Bridge 
  • St Paul's
  • Monument
  • Leadenhall Market
  • Tower Bridge and Castle
  • Stroll around the city area (Gherkin etc)
  • Stroll around Bloomsbury area (Bedford Row and all around the British Museum)
  • Afternoon all around Covent Garden
  • Have Drink with Marney & Bickey, Peter & Penny
  • Dinner

Day Three:
  • Morning stroll around Notting Hill
  • Breakfast at La Fromagerie
  • Marylebone
  • Wallace Collection
  • Marble Arch
  • Kensington Gardens (and Serpentine gallery?)
  • Harvey Nichols and Harrods
  • Sloane St/Belgravia (Motcomb street & Cadagon Place)
  • Sloane Square
  • King's Road/Duke of York Square (Lunch around here)
  • South Kensington
  • Tube to Embankment
  • Walk along Victoria Embankment
  • River Cruise
  • London Eye (at approx 6pm or 7pm)
  • Dinner out for our last night

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