Traveling London on a Budget

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London is known to be quite expensive, but there are so many things to do while visiting on a budget that can make your trip quite the memory-filled one. It is important to know how many things you can do for free or even cheaper than the norm. London is very beautiful, and taking a trip out there is definitely something that should be on your to-do list. One of the cheapest things you can do while in London is wander around and explore the different sights. The Centre of London is pretty walkable, thus making it quite a nice adventure for free. You will see a lot in just a small area. You can walk around the Thames River, following Southbank from the London Eye to Tower Bridge, passing London icons like Shakespeare’s Globe, HMS Belfast, Tate Modern, and of course the Tower of London. While exploring, you will find a good amount of parks nearby. They are just exquisite. You’ll be able to visit the rose garden in Regent’s Park, row in the lake at Hyde Park, or spot the royal palaces at St James’ Park.

There are free guided city walks for those of you that would like to learn more about London’s history and architecture while you’re walking. The company ‘Sandeman’s New Europe’ runs a two and a half hour tour at 11am, 12pm, and 2pm each day that will take you from Covent Garden Piazza through Westminster to the Houses of Parliament. You will also find that ‘Free Tours by Foot’ and “Free London Walking Tours’ do a whole range of themed tours, covering everything from Jack The Ripper to street art. If you’d like to visit the big attractions, you can definitely save money by booking online. You can even invest in a London pass that will let you see 60 different attractions all in one day; it is one of the loveliest of ways to view the city. You can definitely experience London on a budget. The city is waiting for you to come and explore it.

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