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How to Explore London on a Budget

There are innumerable things to see and do in London as it is a storehouse of attractions. However, in a short span of a few days’ stay in the city it becomes difficult to even scratch the surface of this storehouse, let alone cover most parts of it. If you are interested in experiencing the culture of London and if you are on a budget run, the following suggestions regarding the places to visit will be helpful.

The National Gallery: Located at Trafalgar Square and opening from 10:00 to 18:00 daily (Friday 10:00 – 21:00), this free gallery is a must-visit if you are interested in arts. It is open 361 days a year and is famous for being one of the most visited art museums in the world. Its famous exhibits include the creations of art luminaries such as Da Vinci, Michelangelo, Picasso and many other world-famous artists.


Hyde Park: London has eight Royal Parks and many other parks and gardens providing a plethora of open spaces for relaxation and for indulging in leisure activities. One of the best such spaces is Hyde Park, a 380-acre Royal Park located in the core of the city which is free to enter and offers a quiet retreat in the midst of the hustle and bustle of central London. Besides offering many leisure activities such as walking, jogging, cycling, horse riding, swimming, rowing and boating it also offers many attractions such as Serpentine Lake, Speakers’ Corner and the Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fountain. It is open every day 5:00 – 00:00.

Guests staying at London Premier Hotel Kensington can get comfortable accommodation at budget prices along with a superb posh location while also enjoying the best of facilities.

West End Theatres: A visit to London without a night out at the theatre is a waste of effort. The West End in London offers a large number of theatres exhibiting plays and musicals such as Billy Elliot, The Lion King and Wicked. Theatre tickets are quite reasonable if you get them from ticket booths such as TKTS at Leicester Square.

TKTS Opening Times: Monday – Saturday 10:00 – 19:00 and Sunday 11:00 – 16:30

If you wish to stay at a strategic location close to most attractions, you should opt for staying at an Accommodation on Hogarth Road Kensington London as you can get different categories of hotels suiting your budget.

Ride a Boris Bike: If you wish to explore London on a budget, one of the best ways is to hire a Boris bike and reach your various places of interest easily and without burning a hole in your pocket. These bikes are available 24/7, 365 days a year and more than 10,000 bikes and 700 bike docking stations are available all across London.

Dinerama Food Market: Located at Great Eastern Street, this food market offer six street diners, six bars, five street food shacks, two trucks, one DJ and millions of twinkling LEDs. You can get London’s tastiest food and booze at budget prices.

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