FREE THINGS TO DO IN LONDON – SMART TRAVEL TIPS

London is one of the most exciting destinations of Europe with several different places, it is impossible to explore fully. If you have smart travel tips, you can save money in London. Explore the city`s free spots and free things to do, roaming free in wonderful parks, markets, streets, squares, bridges, visiting world-class museums, iconic buildings and doing activities without any fees.


Here is a short list offered by “Cat in the baggage”:

1. Visiting the most famous must-see buildings, bridges, squares in London: Big Ben, The Houses of Parliament, Tower Bridge, Buckingham palace, Trafalgar square… If you want to save money, see them from outside and take some photos

2. Visiting most of the museums in London is free (excluded the special exhibitions), for example Natural History Museum, British Museum, Victoria and Albert Museum, Tate Modern, Science Museum and many more

https://www.visitlondon.com/things-to-do/sightseeing/london-attraction/museum/free-museums-in-london

3. Visiting churches and cathedrals, most of them are free and many of them offer free concerts https://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/things-to-do/visit-the-city/art-architecture/Pages/churches.aspx?page=all

4. Taking a trip to Greenwich:

- Climbing to the top of the hill in Greenwich Park and outside the Royal Observatory, where you can enjoy the best view of London

https://www.royalparks.org.uk/parks/greenwich-park

- Walking through the Greenwich Foot Tunnel between the north and south banks of the Thames, underneath the river

https://www.royalgreenwich.gov.uk/info/200259/transport_and_travel/693/foot_tunnels

- Taking photos of Cutty Sark, a 150 year old merchant ship (tea clipper) in Greenwich

- Visiting Queen`s House

https://www.rmg.co.uk/queens-house

- Visiting the National Maritime Museum

https://www.rmg.co.uk/national-maritime-museum

The National Maritime Museum and Queen's House are free, but you still need a ticket to enter.

5. Booking a free visit to Sky Garden, which is London`s highest public garden and enjoying the view of the city

https://skygarden.london/

6. Walking the Thames Paths

https://tfl.gov.uk/modes/walking/thames-path

7. Enjoying the parks in London, feeding squirrels and relaxing

https://www.visitlondon.com/things-to-do/openspace/best-parks-in-london

8. Taking a walk in Camden town, visiting the market

https://www.visitlondon.com/things-to-do/london-areas/camden-town/things-to-do-camden-town

9. Visiting Covent Garden, which is one of the best food, cultural and shopping destination with street performers