10 Free Things to do in London
Friday, 17 of May of 2019
If you are visiting London on a tight budget our guide can help you know and experience the cities rich history without investing a pound.
Here 10 free things to do in London:
Address: King George St
Greenwich Park is one of the eight Royal Parks and one of the largest in London with 180 acres. It is known for its statues and a herd of deers that pass through. Greenwich Park dates back to Roman times and is home to the Royal Observatory, Meridian Line, and Maritime Museum.
Changing of the Guard
Address: Buckingham Palace Rd
Built in 1703, the Buckingham Palace is the residence of the reigning Monarch in London. Around 11:30 AM from April to July & alternating days for the rest of the year (weather permitting) you can witness the Changing of the Guard, which is a popular ceremony among the locals and tourists and lasts around 30 minutes.
Address: Trafalgar Square, London
Trafalgar Square is known as the heart of London and is filled with lots of monuments to admire and take photos of. You must check out the Landseer Lion, Nelson's Column, Trafalgar Square Fountain, and St. Martin-in-the-Fields (one of London's most famous churches). Trafalgar Square is quite picturesque at night, so get ready to wander around past sunset.
Address: Great Russell St, Bloomsbury
The British Museum is one of the most popular places for tourists to visit. It's filled with fascinating artefacts from countries all around the world from the Rosetta Stone to Egyptian mummies. There are several different special exhibitions and events going on depending on when you go. It is opened from Monday through Sunday from 10AM to 5.30PM.
Concert at St. Martin-in-the-Fields
Address: St Martin-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square
St Martin-in-the-Fields has a proud history of hosting some of London’s best live classical music events. Audiences and performers come together in central London to enjoy a series of evening classical concerts, free lunchtime concerts, educational concerts, concerts for families and late-night music events in St Martin’s wonderfully rich acoustic.
You can take a nice walk around the Thames River during the day or evening. See and take photos of London's most important attractions like the Tower Bridge, Big Ben, London Eye, Tower of London, and the London Bridge.
Platform 9 3/4
Address: 1, King's Cross, Kings Cross Station, Euston Rd, Kings Cross
This is for all Harry Potter's fan out there! Kings Cross Station pays tribute to its role in Britain's best-selling book series. There's also a Harry Potter shop close by so you can stock up on Harry Potter gear and pretend you're enrolling in Hogwarts.
Address: Exhibition Road, South Kensington
With seven floors filled with interactive exhibits and an IMAX theatre, the Science Museum is the best way to entertain the whole family as it for any age. The best part of it? It is free to the public. There are special exhibits depending on when you visit.
The Sky Garden
Address: Sky Garden, 20 Fenchurch St
On the 43rd floor of the Walkie Talkie you will find the Sky Garden that offers panoramic views over London. With floor-to-ceiling glass windows, this lush urban jungle provides fantastic views of the famous rooftops of London, with an open-air terrace providing views across the Thames.
Red Telephone Booth
As cheesy as it may sound, a picture of the traditional red telephone box should be on everyone’s must-have photo list whether you are visiting or residing in London.