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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.

Affordable Things To Do In London This Week

Affordable Things To Do In London This Week

Because payday can't come soon enough...
One Of These Will Be The Next Fourth Plinth Artwork

One Of These Will Be The Next Fourth Plinth Artwork

Move over giant thumb.
The Best Times To Visit London's Attractions

The Best Times To Visit London's Attractions

When it's nice and quiet.
The Best Walk For A Date In London

The Best Walk For A Date In London

Pubs (and escape routes) along the way.
Free London: We've Mapped It

Free London: We've Mapped It

So you don't have to wait for payday.
See Photos Of London From Historic England's Archive

See Photos Of London From Historic England's Archive

From 1850 to today.
When Covent Garden started floating...

When Covent Garden started floating...

So THAT'S why they tell you to look up...
Bank of England Museum Shares Curiosities From The Vaults

Bank of England Museum Shares Curiosities From The Vaults

Spot the stuffed cat.
Free Toilets Near London's Hotspots

Free Toilets Near London's Hotspots

Dodge London's loo charges.
Secrets Of The Thames Foreshore

Secrets Of The Thames Foreshore

Here's how to read the hidden stories of our great river.
6 Great Charity Shop Crawls In London

6 Great Charity Shop Crawls In London

From the big boys to independents.
Book On To A Free Tour Of Canada House

Book On To A Free Tour Of Canada House

So THIS is where Canada's keeping all the art.
See The World's Longest Lego Bridge Here In London

See The World's Longest Lego Bridge Here In London

Engineering gets interesting
Think you've seen all of east London? Think again

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

There's always more to see in London
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
How To Get Into The Houses Of Parliament For Free

How To Get Into The Houses Of Parliament For Free

Explore the corridors of power.
Ever seen this amazing model of Old London Bridge?

Ever seen this amazing model of Old London Bridge?

Stunning model.
These Are London's Finest Tea Shops

These Are London's Finest Tea Shops

From heritage to hipster.
North London's finest unsung museums

North London's finest unsung museums

Exploring beyond London's big-name museums.
7 Of London's Best Libraries

7 Of London's Best Libraries

One for London-based bookworms
There's plenty for Harry Potter fans to see and do in London. Take a look

There's plenty for Harry Potter fans to see and do in London. Take a look

Where to seek the wizard.
8 Crazy Days Out In And Around London

8 Crazy Days Out In And Around London

Rafting, climbing, indoor skiing; it's all right here in London.
Croque monsieurs, crepes and more: where to eat French on the cheap in London

Croque monsieurs, crepes and more: where to eat French on the cheap in London

Bonne nourriture, pas cher.
The First Permanent Banksy Exhibition In London Is Now Open

The First Permanent Banksy Exhibition In London Is Now Open

Banksy in Stokie.
Does Petticoat Lane Market Still Exist?

Does Petticoat Lane Market Still Exist?

It hasn't been for more than 180 years.
How To Explore The City Of London At The Weekend

How To Explore The City Of London At The Weekend

The Square Mile isn't quite a ghost town at weekends...
Often overlooked, these museum gardens are well worth a visit

Often overlooked, these museum gardens are well worth a visit

Skip the exhibits and head for the greenery.
Next Time You're Waiting For A Train At Waterloo, Check This Out

Next Time You're Waiting For A Train At Waterloo, Check This Out

See the whole of the UK from one mezzanine
Weekend Walk Along The New River

Weekend Walk Along The New River

Turkey Street to Ally Pally.
The London cafe where you eat on gravestones

The London cafe where you eat on gravestones

Cafe in the Crypt.
Where To Get Cheap Theatre Tickets In London

Where To Get Cheap Theatre Tickets In London

Lots of good deals if you're under 25
10 Cool Indie Cinemas In London

10 Cool Indie Cinemas In London

Picture-perfect picturehouses.
Teeny Houses At Vauxhall Park Model Village

Teeny Houses At Vauxhall Park Model Village

Mini maisons in south London.
Bus Routes That Take You Past The City's Christmas Sights

Bus Routes That Take You Past The City's Christmas Sights

Admire from your moquette seat.
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?
Love Your Lido: Brockwell Lido

Love Your Lido: Brockwell Lido

Everything you need to know about Brockwell Lido
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.
Look Around Westminster Abbey For Free

Look Around Westminster Abbey For Free

See inside the ancient church.
The Square Mile's Best Gardens

The Square Mile's Best Gardens

18 City gardens for you to seek out.
Everything You Need To Know About Waterloo Bridge

Everything You Need To Know About Waterloo Bridge

Waterloo Bridge was once a political hot potato. Sound familiar?
London's 10 Best Bus Routes

London's 10 Best Bus Routes

For parks, museums and more.
Video: Immerse Yourself In Swinging 60s Piccadilly Circus

Video: Immerse Yourself In Swinging 60s Piccadilly Circus

Is that Mick Jagger in the video?
9 of London's Most Beautiful Fountains

9 of London's Most Beautiful Fountains

A thing of beauty is a joy forever
How Much Do You Really Know About Trafalgar Square?

How Much Do You Really Know About Trafalgar Square?

Secrets of the world-famous square
The Cheapest Cinema Tickets In London

The Cheapest Cinema Tickets In London

More money for popcorn
Everything You Need To Know About London's Bridge Of Fools

Everything You Need To Know About London's Bridge Of Fools

All about London's oldest surviving road bridge.
An Alternative Way To See London's Christmas Windows

An Alternative Way To See London's Christmas Windows

All for £1.50.
Video: Did You Know There's A Chocolate Museum In London?

Video: Did You Know There's A Chocolate Museum In London?

Why did no-one tell us?
We met someone who goes to Changing the Guard 20 times a year

We met someone who goes to Changing the Guard 20 times a year

The greatest show in London?
Top 9 Car Parks In London

Top 9 Car Parks In London

Pull up to our bumper, baby...