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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.

The Square Mile's Best Gardens

The Square Mile's Best Gardens

18 City gardens for you to seek out.
Top 10 Car Parks In London

Top 10 Car Parks In London

Some brilliant, some beautiful, some bonkers
London's 10 Best Bus Routes

London's 10 Best Bus Routes

For parks, museums and more.
Everything You Need To Know About Waterloo Bridge

Everything You Need To Know About Waterloo Bridge

Once the noblest bridge in the world.
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
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?
Take Time To Explore Beyond Central London

Take Time To Explore Beyond Central London

Want to get out more? Here's how.
The London Art Gallery That Contains The World's Most Stolen Painting

The London Art Gallery That Contains The World's Most Stolen Painting

Did you know it inspired the phone box?
Who Actually Goes To Watch Changing The Guard?

Who Actually Goes To Watch Changing The Guard?

Ever been?
11 Secrets of London's Eros Statue

11 Secrets of London's Eros Statue

Torrid tales of vandalism and bankruptcy.
Where To Explore Science In London

Where To Explore Science In London

London's science scene is every bit as impressive as its arts offering.
Frank Pick Roundel Unveiled At Piccadilly Circus

Frank Pick Roundel Unveiled At Piccadilly Circus

Wisdom > Truth.
4 Freezing Outdoor Swims In London

4 Freezing Outdoor Swims In London

Brrrr-ing it on.
The Most Eye-Opening Museum In London

The Most Eye-Opening Museum In London

Quite an eye-opener.
8 Amazing Facts About London's Coade Stone Lion

8 Amazing Facts About London's Coade Stone Lion

Yes, there's a time capsule in his bum.
Get Your Exercise On... For Free

Get Your Exercise On... For Free

Get fit without breaking the bank.
How To Do The Museum Of London In Your Lunch Break

How To Do The Museum Of London In Your Lunch Break

What not to miss
One Of These Will Be The Next Fourth Plinth Artwork

One Of These Will Be The Next Fourth Plinth Artwork

Move over giant thumb.
London's Best Toilets: Wesley's Chapel

London's Best Toilets: Wesley's Chapel

Genuine Crappers.
A Sweeping Cycle Route Through West London

A Sweeping Cycle Route Through West London

Ealing to Richmond via Osterley.
Mammoths, Romans And The First Railways: Crossrail Treasures Uncovered

Mammoths, Romans And The First Railways: Crossrail Treasures Uncovered

Rude chamber pots, skeletons and more.
What Happened When A Man Tried To See All Of London's Art In One Day?

What Happened When A Man Tried To See All Of London's Art In One Day?

Looks like hard work
Agatha Christie's London

Agatha Christie's London

Where to find the Queen of Crime in the capital.
How To Make The Most Of The British Library

How To Make The Most Of The British Library

Easier than you think.
Video: A Drone Flyover Of Paddington Basin

Video: A Drone Flyover Of Paddington Basin

See the Fan Bridge in all its glory.
The 9 #apps that make London life easier for the whole #family

The 9 #apps that make London life easier for the whole #family

Make life easier.
Do a lunch time treasure hunt.

Do a lunch time treasure hunt.

Solve a murder mystery on the streets.
How Much Do You Know About The St James's Park Pelicans?

How Much Do You Know About The St James's Park Pelicans?

Introducing Tiffany, Isla and Gargi...
A Photographic History Of London Online

A Photographic History Of London Online

A free website filled with British photographs.
Our Universe Never Looked This Good

Our Universe Never Looked This Good

Just wow.
Did You Know About The Art Collection In A Hospital?

Did You Know About The Art Collection In A Hospital?

Royal London hospital has plenty of contemporary art.
How To Swim In The Thames

How To Swim In The Thames

What's allowed - and why would you want to?
Discover North East London Wildlife By Bike

Discover North East London Wildlife By Bike

Perfect cycle route for summer.
Feed the family on the cheap

Feed the family on the cheap

Children's food for nothing at these fab London restaurants.
Teenage Bedrooms Exhibition: 'Like A House Inside Of A House'

Teenage Bedrooms Exhibition: 'Like A House Inside Of A House'

What was on your bedroom walls when you were a teenager?
What Impact Is London Life Having On Kids?

What Impact Is London Life Having On Kids?

Children's exhibition explores their fears.
How Do You Buy Art At An Auction? We Ask A Christie's Specialist

How Do You Buy Art At An Auction? We Ask A Christie's Specialist

It's more accessible than you may think.
Where To Be A Pirate In London

Where To Be A Pirate In London

Release your inner Jack Sparrow.
Cheap Family Days Out: South West London

Cheap Family Days Out: South West London

Have fun on a budget.
Loved board games as a kid? Reminisce at this new exhibition

Loved board games as a kid? Reminisce at this new exhibition

Which board games were you favourite?
See London's Markets In Their 1960s Heyday

See London's Markets In Their 1960s Heyday

Smithfield, Billingsgate and Covent Garden as you've never seen them before.
7 Ways To Float Your Boat In London

7 Ways To Float Your Boat In London

From bibles to books; beds to beer.
Family Days Out On A Budget: North East London

Family Days Out On A Budget: North East London

Olympic parks to Elizabethan lodges.
London's Parks Look Beautiful In These Sketches

London's Parks Look Beautiful In These Sketches

We can't wait for this exhibition
Visit Eduardo Paolozzi's Outdoor Sculptures Across London

Visit Eduardo Paolozzi's Outdoor Sculptures Across London

Remember the one that's now gone?
Battle Of Waterloo Soldiers Remembered In Photo Portraits

Battle Of Waterloo Soldiers Remembered In Photo Portraits

Re-enactment soldiers, that is.
Cheap Family Days Out: North West London

Cheap Family Days Out: North West London

Planes, farms and Romantic poets.
Cheap Family Days Out: South East London

Cheap Family Days Out: South East London

Castles, farms and airports.