"Budget article continued from General Tip" Attractions Tip by graememooney

Attractions, London: 43 reviews and 38 photos

London's affordable attractions London has a reputation for being an expensive place to visit. But it ain't necessarily so. London has divided most of its attractions into compact parcels Wander through the National Theatre complex on the South Bank this summer, or through Covent Garden Piazza or Regent's Park, and there's a good chance you'll stumble across some free entertainment, whether it's a concert, theatre performance, mime or dance. You can spend hours exploring the wonders of London's world-class museums and galleries - many of which have no entrance charge - or simply stroll across Westminster Bridge at sunset and take in one of the best views in England: down the river to St Paul's Cathedral and the lights of the City. All in all, there is a lot of free fun to be had in London. Before you set off, arm yourself with a good map: the Time Out Shortlist guide pinpoints everything on its inset map from top sights to great bars; the Mini London A-Z (4.95) has a comprehensive street index; or download a free pocket guide to areas such as the South Bank, Westminster and Chelsea from the Going Out section of www.lastminute.com. Then, follow these tips for a great day out. (continued under "getting around" tip)

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  • Written Aug 17, 2007
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