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If London is on your list of cities you want to visit, but you don’t think you have the budget for it, worry not! There are a lot of things to do and see in UK’s capital for free.

1. Believe it or not, most museums in London are completely free. So here’s your chance to visit the famous British Museum or the Natural History Museum without spending a dime.

2. Join a free walking tour and discover some of the best attractions in the capital. It’s a great chance to see and learn interesting facts about London’s landmarks.

3. Visit one of London’s wonderful parks, such as Richmond Park where you can go deer-spotting or the vast and lively Hyde Park that has countless fun activities for everyone.

4. In the mood for some entertainment? Go to Covent Garden and watch one of the many amazing street performances that have become a tradition over the centuries.

5. Go with the tourist flow on this one and watch the changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace. It might be a cliché, but it’s worth it and it’s free.

6. Visit London’s heart, Trafalgar Square, with its beautiful architecture and mighty bronze lions.

7. Take in staggering views across the city, from a height of 155 metres at Sky Garden. The garden itself is a lovely attraction that you can visit for free.

8. Walk along the charming towpaths in Little Venice and discover the quiet little cafés and pubs tucked away on the peaceful streets.

9. Escape to a tropical world at Barbican Conservatory where the lush vegetation will make you feel miles away from the city.
10. Feast your eyes on the colorful flower frenzy of Columbia Road Flower Market. It’s a great lively spot for shopping and people watching.

11. Feel inspired among the many literary gems at the British Library.

12. If art is your passion, the works of Boticelli, da Vinci, Renoir, Rembrandt or Van Gogh at the National Gallery will make you swoon.

13. Continue with the art-therapy at Tate Modern where you can admire masterpieces by Cezanne, Picasso, Dali or Warhol.

14. Harry Potter fans should head to Platform 9 ¾ at King’s Cross. It really exists, there’s no trickery, so hurry up, you don’t want to miss your train!

15. For free musical performances from talented musicians, check out the Royal Academy of Music.

16. Dance on London’s streets to the rhythm of Caribbean beats at the Notting Hill Carnival.

17. Take your friends with you and have a relaxed picnic in one of London’s many parks or gardens.

18. Enjoy some great music and fresh-air at a free London music festival.

19. Catch all the action from Wimbledon Tennis Championships on one of the big screens across the city.

20. Laugh out loud at the Top Secret Comedy Club where you can enjoy free comedy and improvisation shows.

The list could go on forever, but it’s best to just go out and explore and you won’t be disappointed.

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