Times like these means that money can be hard to save, especially if you want to go on holiday. However, if you are planning to go to London for your next break, there is a way to enjoy the city without having to fork out a lot of money. There are plenty of free attractions to do around London – here is a list of some things that you might want to consider visiting during your stay here.
The “British Museum” and the “Museum of London” are great places to go if you have little money to spend. The “British Museum” has a great selection of Egyptian mummies and an exhibit about the “Rosetta Stone“. There is something for everyone in these museums, you can spend an entire week in these museums as they are so large with so much to see and learn.
If you are an art enthusiast at all, then heading to either the “Tate Modern” or “Tate Britain” is a good idea for you. Expect to be confronted with a mixture of contemporary and past art. Both galleries completely free, however donations are encouraged and appreciated.
London’s Parks and Zoos
St James’s Park is one of the oldest Royal Parks in London. However if you want a truly spectacular experience, then head to the “Kensington Roof Garden”, which is located on top a department store. It has flamingos, a Spanish Garden and a Tudor Garden all there!
There are plenty of markets that are free to go around in London, such as “Camden Market” and “Portobello Market“. They are free to roam around, however if you want to buy something that will cost you money! There are lots food stores around, many suitable for vegans and vegetarians.
South Bank has many attractions and landmarks. You can see the “London Eye“, “Big Ben” and the “Houses of Parliament” from just walking along this street! This area is a great place to rent an affordable bed & breakfast or a cheap apartment, as it is walking distance from all the main sights and attractions in the city.
Hopefully this article has given you some cheaper ideas to consider during your break in London. London is home to several universities, so there are plenty of students around all searching for cheap alternatives. England’s capital is a place where you cannot not have fun, so whatever you decide to do you will have an enjoyable experience.