You find no man, at all intellectual, who is willing to leave London. No, Sir, when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford - Samuel Johnson (1709 - 1784)

London is an expensive place to visit but there is so much you can see and do for free.

See London's major tourist attractions for free by following one of 11 free self-guided walking tours or doing the cheap London sightseeing bus tour. Or visit one of London's many free museums, parks, markets and historic pubs.

And if you feel like escaping London for the day, try an England sightseeing day tour.


bus tourCheap Self-Guided Bus Tour

Forget paying a fortune to do an organised bus sightseeing tour of London.

Do it yourself for around a tenner and experience London as the locals do. All you need is an Oyster card with around ten quid of credit on it and the details provided on this site.

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Brick LaneExplore London's many free markets

London has some of the best markets in Europe. And all are free to enter.

Whether you want food, retro style clothes, music, arts and crafts or just want to browse, there's something for everyone.

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shakespeare's globe theatreOur newest walk - Historic Riverside Pubs

The perfect walk for a sunny day in London - this walk takes you along the Thames east of Tower Bridge.

Visit the pub from where the Mayflower set sail, have lunch at the pub made famous by Captain Kidd, the pirate, and see a hangman's noose.

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Bath day trip Featured day trip - Bath

A comfortable 90 minute train journey from London's Paddington station, with its amazing architecture and Roman baths, Bath is a wonderful place to explore.


Prospect of Whitby pub Featured English Pub - Prospect of Whitby

There is nothing more relaxing than spending a lazy afternoon in an English pub - which is free, of course. And there are few pubs more relaxing than the Prospect of Whitby, London's famous pirate pub, sitting on the north bank of the Thames at Wapping.


Most popular - the Royal Walk

This self-guided walk starts at Westminster, opposite Big Ben, and takes you past Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace, Piccadilly, Trafalgar Square and Downing Street, returning to Westminster station.

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As featured on Channel 4

We are delighted to have been featured on an episode of Harry Wallop's series, Something for Nothing in June, 2013.

Here is the link if you would like to watch the episode.