07 December 2016 | 11 °C

Free & Cheap

On a budget? Looking for something free to do in London? There is plenty on offer for less than £5 - and we're here to help. London doesn't have to be as expensive as you think.

14 Of The Best And Worst Exhibitions To See This Month

14 Of The Best And Worst Exhibitions To See This Month

Which are you planning to see?
Which Exhibitions Should You Visit In December? Let Us Help You Out

Which Exhibitions Should You Visit In December? Let Us Help You Out

Which are you planning to see?
Free And Cheap Activities: 5-11 December 2016

Free And Cheap Activities: 5-11 December 2016

A bit of dancing, eating and shopping.
Everything You Need To Know About London's Eros Statue

Everything You Need To Know About London's Eros Statue

Torrid tales of vandalism and bankruptcy.
Book Now: Cut-Price London Theatre Shows Throughout January 2017

Book Now: Cut-Price London Theatre Shows Throughout January 2017

Treat yourself
The Best Times To Visit London's Attractions

The Best Times To Visit London's Attractions

When it's nice and quiet.
Everything You Need To Know About The Thames Foreshore

Everything You Need To Know About The Thames Foreshore

It's amazing what you can find.
The Best Walk For A Date In London

The Best Walk For A Date In London

Pubs (and escape routes) along the way.
Compare Old And Modern Photos Of London

Compare Old And Modern Photos Of London

Fascinating stuff.
Flashback: When A Building 'Floated Away' In Covent Garden

Flashback: When A Building 'Floated Away' In Covent Garden

So THAT'S why they tell you to look up...
Free London: We've Mapped It

Free London: We've Mapped It

So you don't have to wait for payday.
Whether you're after good value or something a bit different, try London's best museum cafes

Whether you're after good value or something a bit different, try London's best museum cafes

Combine culture with culinary delights
The Art Gallery In Trafalgar Square... That's Not The National Gallery

The Art Gallery In Trafalgar Square... That's Not The National Gallery

Take a peek inside.
Head to one of London's amazing #lidos this summer

Head to one of London's amazing #lidos this summer

Fancy a dip in the great outdoors?
Bank of England Museum Shares Curiosities From The Vaults

Bank of England Museum Shares Curiosities From The Vaults

Spot the stuffed cat.
6 Great Charity Shop Crawls In London

6 Great Charity Shop Crawls In London

Second-hand treasure troves
See the world's longest Lego bridge - it's right here in London

See the world's longest Lego bridge - it's right here in London

You know you want to.
The Best Bus Routes For Seeing London's Christmas Lights

The Best Bus Routes For Seeing London's Christmas Lights

All for £1.50.
Explore the Square Mile at the weekend

Explore the Square Mile at the weekend

The Square Mile isn't quite a ghost town at weekends...
The Best Places To Drink Tea In London

The Best Places To Drink Tea In London

Fancy a cuppa?
A Bevy Of Banksys To Behold

A Bevy Of Banksys To Behold

Flower thrower, bomb girl and other classics.
A model of Old London Bridge that you really need to visit:

A model of Old London Bridge that you really need to visit:

Tiny people crowd the street.
How Much Of The Houses Of Parliament Can You See For Free?

How Much Of The Houses Of Parliament Can You See For Free?

An unusual day out.
New Art Shows What Happens To Tube Trains At Night

New Art Shows What Happens To Tube Trains At Night

Art across four tube stations.
Think you've seen all of east London? Think again

Think you've seen all of east London? Think again

Get out of zone 1.
This is one of the most surreal shows we've been to in a while...

This is one of the most surreal shows we've been to in a while...

The Barbican is weirding us out
The Best Cheap French Eats In London

The Best Cheap French Eats In London

Bonne nourriture, pas cher.
Next time you're in a museum, it might be worth paying its garden a visit

Next time you're in a museum, it might be worth paying its garden a visit

Get some fresh air after your museum visit.
Impress your date at one of these awesome indie cinemas

Impress your date at one of these awesome indie cinemas

Picture-perfect picturehouses.
London's Best Libraries

London's Best Libraries

Where to read in London.
13 Secrets of Waterloo Bridge

13 Secrets of Waterloo Bridge

The 'noblest bridge in the world'.
9 of London's Most Beautiful Fountains

9 of London's Most Beautiful Fountains

Venus, Diana, nymphs and more.
Have You Been To These Unsung North London Museums?

Have You Been To These Unsung North London Museums?

Exploring beyond London's big-name museums.
Where To Find Harry Potter In London

Where To Find Harry Potter In London

Magic stuff.
The Top Art Exhibitions In London Right Now (And One To Avoid)

The Top Art Exhibitions In London Right Now (And One To Avoid)

What have you got your eye on?
The Cafe Crypt Beside Trafalgar Square

The Cafe Crypt Beside Trafalgar Square

Good value food in the heart of touristland.
Why Isn't Petticoat Lane On Maps Of London?

Why Isn't Petticoat Lane On Maps Of London?

It hasn't been for more than 180 years.
Where To Explore Science In London

Where To Explore Science In London

From tiny museums to annual festivals.
11 Secrets Of Westminster Bridge

11 Secrets Of Westminster Bridge

All about London's oldest surviving road bridge.
Weekend Walk Along The New River

Weekend Walk Along The New River

Turkey Street to Ally Pally.
Love Your Lido: Brockwell Lido

Love Your Lido: Brockwell Lido

Everything you need to know about Brockwell Lido
Your Photos: London's Burning

Your Photos: London's Burning

London commemorates 350 years since the Great Fire
8 Amazing Facts About London's Coade Stone Lion

8 Amazing Facts About London's Coade Stone Lion

There's more to this leonine statue than meets the eye.
The Square Mile's Best Gardens

The Square Mile's Best Gardens

18 City gardens for you to seek out.
Top 13 Things For Teenagers To Do In London

Top 13 Things For Teenagers To Do In London

As selected by a bestselling young adult author.
Teeny Houses At Vauxhall Park Model Village

Teeny Houses At Vauxhall Park Model Village

Mini maisons in south London.
Look Around Westminster Abbey For Free

Look Around Westminster Abbey For Free

See inside the ancient church.
New artwork unveiled at Piccadilly Circus

New artwork unveiled at Piccadilly Circus

Wisdom > Truth.
London's 10 Best Bus Routes

London's 10 Best Bus Routes

For parks, museums and more.
Theatre Doesn't Need To Be Expensive: Our Tips For Cheap Tickets

Theatre Doesn't Need To Be Expensive: Our Tips For Cheap Tickets

Especially good if you don't mind standing.