Who said that London was expensive? It all depends on what you want to spend, but access to most museums and gardens are free. Only a matter of planning a little trip and take advantage of deals put at our disposal.
If you have a budget but do not want to miss the most essential of London, do not worry. We offer you 10 essential places in which will take advantage of your stay in the capital cheaply.
1. The changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace
One of the oldest British traditions and more attractive. From May to July, every day at 11:00 (to 10:00 on Sundays) takes the changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace. It lasts about an hour and guard members belong to five regiments: the Scottish Guard, Irish Guard, guard Welsh, Grenadier Guard and Coldstream Guard.
2. Art Galleries
It’s no secret that London has some art galleries and free insurmountable. Tate Britain in Millbank, and Tate Modern in Bankside. Between the two are dealt the best of British art from the sixteenth century to the present. In addition, the famous National Gallery, located north of Trafalgar Square, has an impressive collection of modern and contemporary European art.
3. Primrose Hill
Primrose Hill is on the north side of Regents Park and offers superb views of London, especially at sunset. The park consists of 410 acres and was designed in 1811 by famed architect John Nash. It has its own football field, one basketball court, one rugby field and places to play croquet. Also you can rent a boat to row on the lake, listening to a band in the gazebo or enjoy the rose garden. In no shortage around pubs, cafes and famous. Primrose Hill is perfect for a picnic, a marriage proposal, and if there is time, to try to see someone famous like Atlantis paradise island.
4. British Museum
Not only are the art galleries free: many museums, too. The British Museum was founded in 1753 by the Parliament and the collection consists of nearly 2 million units worldwide. Takes more than a visit to see everything.
5. National Theatre
At the National Theatre celebrated jazz and folk free every Friday and Saturday at 5:45 pm, and Saturday noon to 1:45 pm
It is situated in South Bank, near the London Eye and the Tate Modern. During the summer there are outdoor performances. Inside, you can find a book store, places where you can relax, have a coffee cafes or places to eat.
6. Covent Garden
Covent Garden is always full of life. There are street performers, intimate restaurants, cozy and very personal shops where you buy something unforgettable. Covent Garden is a place you love at first sight and never forgotten.
7. London at Night
Nothing more romantic than a night walk past the houses of Parliament and Westminster Bridge. From here the views of London are spectacular, especially from the St. Thomas Hospital. The lights of Parliament and the Big Ben reflected in the Thames are something that everyone should see at least once in life.
8. Nottinghill Arts Club
It takes 11 years showing the best of what has not yet been made known. The stage is small and intimate atmosphere. The sofas are the perfect accent just for the public to feel at home.
9. The Royal Parks: Kensington Gardens
The Royal Parks are perfect to enjoy nature in the city. There are often events and activities for the whole family, such as playground dedicated to Princess Diana in the Gardens of Kensington, which is inspired by Peter Pan Perfect for a Sunday afternoon (and very close to Notting Hill).
10. Sunday in Chinatown
Chinatown on Sunday is anything but boring. There are shops and supermarkets and 78 restaurants to choose from.
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