Top 5 Must-See Activities in London

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Free Things To Do In London

London is filled with a multitude of interesting sights that cater to all kinds of traveller. Travellers who are trying to save money will be glad to find so many cheap things to do in London. In fact, by simply exploring the city streets, you’ll already be entertained by the number of activities and street performances that you’ll come across with.

Like most major cities in the world, London is not cheap to visit. Thankfully, there are plenty of free things to do in London. If you are a history buff and would like to learn about the history and culture of the city, there are free museums in London that you can visit. Of course, there are also lots of free attractions in London, such as the Houses of Parliament, The Big Ben, the Changing of the Guards, Trafalgar Square, and more! The best thing about London is that there are so many entertaining activities for both local and tourists regardless of the season. For instance, one of the free things to do in London this summer is to watch outdoor concerts and live bands at some of the city’s most beautiful parks.

For families traveling with kids, one of the free things to do in London with kids is to visit the many parks and gardens. The city is home to beautiful gardens and parks where you can enjoy a pleasant stroll or have picnic with the family! With the many free things to do in London, you will surely have a great time in the city without braking the bank.

So if you are in the process of planning a trip to London and you do not want to spend beyond your travel budget, here are the free things to do in London that you must include in your itinerary.

Free Attractions in London

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Houses of Parliament

The Houses of Parliament consist of the House of Commons and the House of Lords, which meet in the Palace of Westminster. The building you see today was built between 1840 and 1870, after a fire destroyed the Old Palace in 1834. There are many options for visiting the Palace and seeing decisions being made that affect the UK and wider world.

To see debates for free, you can turn up on the day and queue outside St Stephen’s entrance,...

London Zoo Entry Ticket

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  • The London Zoo is home to wildlife native to many regions of the world.
  • They live in the enclosures which emulate their natural habitats.
  • Themed areas cater to both nocturnal and diurnal animals.
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British Museum

It’s hard to know where to start with the British Museum. With 8,000,000 objects in its collection, of which 80,000 are on display at any one time, it would take at least a couple of visits to take everything in. Your best bet is to do a bit of forward planning and home in on the areas you have the most interest in. Top of many people’s lists would be the Rosetta Stone, dating from 196 BC and on display at the Museum since 1802; it holds...

Madame Tussauds London Standard Ticket

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  • One of the most famous wax museums in the world.
  • The museum displays figures of many historic people and celebrities.
  • Besides real people, the museum has figures of superheroes from films and printed media.
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Big Ben

You can’t get much more of an iconic symbol of London than Big Ben. Since its construction in 1858, it has become universally recognisable and has been used in countless films to establish location. The name “Big Ben” actually refers to its enormous bell which weighs over 13 tons, while the tower itself, previously known as the Clock Tower, was renamed Elizabeth Tower in 2012 as part of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.

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London Eye Fast-Track Ticket

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  • A ride on board the tallest Ferris Wheel on the Old Continent.
  • The London Eye offers unparalleled views of the United Kingdom's capital and a wide area around it.
  • A 4D presentation of the city of London.
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Changing of the Guard

This is one of the most famous ceremonies in the world and certainly makes for an impressive sight. If you haven’t got time to do a tour of Buckingham Palace, you can still go and see Her Majesty’s Guard changing over for absolutely nothing.

You will see the Old Guard and New Guard lining up at each end of Horse Guards Parade. The exchange of duty is accompanied by a Guards band, who don’t just play traditional military marches -...

The London Pass®: Unlimited access to 90+ top attractions

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  • This tour takes you to explore the best sights in London all in one price. The tour includes a 1-, 2-, 3-, 4-, 5-, 6-, or 10-day and you can get access to the tour from your mobile phone
  • All you have to do is show it at the entrance of the action attractions and you'll be let in. Travelers can show it at popular sites such as Tower
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Museums and Art Galleries

London has a wealth of wonderful museums and galleries, with something to interest everyone. And the great news is that the majority are free. Head to Kensington just outside the centre and you can take in the Science Museum, with its interactive exhibits and fascinating range of artefacts such as Stephenson’s Rocket, one of the earliest steam engines; and the Natural History Museum, a great place for the kids with its...

Kensington Palace Entrance Ticket

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  • A visit to a historically favorite residence to many British royals.
  • An opportunity to get closely acquainted with lives of Queen Victoria and Princess Diana.
  • Tour of the palace's premises including the rotal families private collection and the charming palace gardens.
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South Bank

The South Bank is known as a cultural hotspot of London, featuring such famous venues as the Royal Festival Hall, the Queen Elizabeth Hall and the National Theatre. There is always a diverse range of productions going on, but if theatre isn’t your thing, there are all sorts of other attractions in the area, from the London Eye to the Sealife Aquarium and the London Dungeon. This makes the South Bank an ideal location to spend the day...

Tower of London: Entry Ticket, Crown Jewels and Beefeater Tour

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  • A visit to one of the top attractions of the British capital city.
  • Touring of the former stronghold, prison and palace.
  • An overview of one of the most historic places of London and England.
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Tower of London: Entry Ticket, Crown Jewels and Beefeater Tour

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  • A visit to one of the top attractions of the British capital city.
  • Touring of the former stronghold, prison and palace.
  • An overview of one of the most historic places of London and England.
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Emirates Stadium and Arsenal Museum Entrance Ticket Including Audio Guide

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    This is a chance to walk in the footprints of your favourite Arsenal players and learn about the wins, loses and achievements of this famous London based football team.
  • This pre-booked combo ticket will save you the hassle of purchasing ticket on arrival and let you explore the stadium and modern museum at your own pace.
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Westminster Abbey Entrance Ticket Including Audio Guide

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  • A self-guided tour of one of the most iconic gothic structures in Europe.
  • The Abbey boasts grand Gothic architecture and majestic stained-glass windows.
  • Westminster Abbey shelters resting places to many famous British people.
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Skip the Line: The View from The Shard Direct Entry Ticket

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  • The Shard has become one of the most iconic London buildings of the 21century.
  • As the tallest building in the EU you can expect from impressive views from this skyscrapper's 72floor.
  • This reserved entry ticket will guarantee you're entrance to this popular London attraction and let you choose your entrance time.
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Kew Gardens Entrance Ticket

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  • The Kew Gardens is a fantastic botanical garden/open-air green museum located on the outskirts of Central London.
  • The park hosts a massive variety of plants from all around the works as well as art galleries and unique attractions.
  • This entrance ticket will guarantee your entrance to the park without wasting hours in entrance
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Saint Paul's Cathedral Skip the Line Ticket

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  • This structure combines elements of science, religion, and history.
  • The cathedral features a grand exterior and an amazing interior.
  • It also has tombs of some historically memorable men and women.
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Fully Guided Tour of Warner Bros Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter

clock Duration: 6 hours
  • A guided tour of the Warner Bros Studios, the facility where Harry Potter came into existence.
  • A deep insight about the film series.
  • Transfer from London by train.
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