Where To Go

posted on: 19 August, 2021

Top 5 Attractions in London….and how to see them in 1 day!

Find out how to see the ultimate highlights of London with this one-day itinerary.

Whether you have a long layover, not much annual leave left or simply just want to catch a glimpse of what London is like; this itinerary will help you to get the most out of your one day in London.

1. Buckingham Palace

Starting early, of course no lie ins, at Buckingham Palace. See the iconic home of the Royal family. The top attraction of London is an ideal starting point for your walking tour to see the top 5 attractions of the capital.

Book yourself one of our guides for a private tour making sure you keep the schedule, don’t get lost and get tons of information.

Best Attractions in London

2. Trafalgar Square

From here it’s a short stroll down the Mall, before you get to Trafalgar Square. London’s glorious square is home to the National Gallery the starting point to the West End. Piccadilly Circus is also just around the corner. Pass Lord Nelson’s column and head down Whitehall, wave at the Prime Minister’s home in Downing Street No 10 and come to a rest in Westminster.

Top 5 Attractions in London

3. Westminster

See the Houses of Parliament, London’s landmark Big Ben and Westminster Abbey. Our guides will keep an easy pace and provide you with the information necessary. Sometimes visitors feel a bit overwhelmed here amongst the vast number of attractions and people here. But no worries, there’s plenty of time to sit down for a coffee and let the impressions sink in.

The best attractions in London

4. Southbank

Crossing the Thames, the London Eye on the Southbank is the next of our top 5 attractions in London. Get caught by the vibrant atmosphere of London’s riverside walk. There’s plenty of time to enjoy the Southbank in all its quirkiness. Street artists, musicians and food stalls turn London riverfront into a buzzing boulevard.

Pass the Tate Modern and get a great view of St. Paul’s Cathedral before having a well-deserved break on London’s most famous food market, Borough Market. Tuck in culinary from all over the world and recharge your batteries.

The top 5 attractions in London

5. Tower Bridge

Then it’s time to see another one of London’s iconic sites and top attractions. The world-famous Tower Bridge springs into view just shortly after London Bridge (don’t mix the 2 up). A glorious site which can’t be missed on this one-day itinerary of the top 5 attractions in London. End the tour at the neighbouring equally famous Tower of London and learn all about this fortress turned castle and then Royal Palace.

5 attractions in London

Afterwards it’s time for well deserved break in one of the many pubs around London Bridge. Reflect and plan your next visit ahead.

You only scratched the surface, there are still loads of other things to do and discover.

You can do this walk as a self-guided tour or with one of or guides for as little as £45 per person, kids go free. We make sure you don’t get lost and get tons of information about London en route. Our guides are all local Londoners answering all your questions making sure you get the most out of this 4-to-5-hour walk.


And if you bring the family and want to spend a few more days exploring the glorious capitals why book yourself one our London Family Holiday Packages 2021 | ATO Tours (ato-tours.com)?

See you in London!

Let’s start planning your holiday together