21 Free Things To Do In London For When Payday Is Too Far Away

London is arguably the best city in the world with more history, attractions, art and culture than you can shake a stick it but it doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg to have a great day out!

1 – Explore one of London’s most amazing museums and come face-to-face with a T-Rex at the Natural History Museum

2 – See the skateboarders performing tricks at the South Bank Skatepark then have a cheeky tipple on the Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden

3 – Be inspired by the fashion exhibitions and the sculptures on display at the Victoria and Albert Museum

4 – If you’re after something weird and wonderful head to the Wellcome Collection to see objects such as Nepoleon’s toothbrush and Darwin’s walking stick.

5 – If it’s a nice day, head to Crystal Palace Park for a picnic with the life-size dinosaurs

6 – Watch the street performers and have a wander through the market at Covent Garden

7 – Feeling patriotic? Watch the changing of the guards at Buckingham Palace

8 – Soak up the atmosphere and inhale the pretty floral scents of Columbia Road Flower Market

9 – Have a boogie at Hootananny Brixton where they put on loads of free gigs every month

10 – Admire the fantastic art at the world famous National Portrait Gallery

11 – Fancy a little jazz? Camden’s The Forge hosts free jazz concerts every Monday night

12 – Laugh your socks off at Angel Comedy Club who offer a free comedy show every night of the week

13 – Spot the deer in the picturesque Bushy Park

14 – Meet farm animals including cow, pigs, horses and alpaca at Vauxhall City Farm

15 – Fans of Harry Potter can have a go at pushing a trolley through to another world at Platform 9 3/4 at King’s Cross

16 – Climb on the lions at Trafalgar Square

17 – Follow the river and watch the boats glide by at the gorgeous Little Venice canal

18 – God’s Own Junkyard is a neon wonderland full to the brim with bric-a-brac and memories of yesteryear

19 – Trawl the city spotting the likes of Banksy and Eine on your own street art tour

20 – Take a look at the modern art creations at the Tate Modern

21 – For something different, head to the open mic night at the Anchor and Hope pub to discover new talent

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