Affordable Places You Can Explore in London

Yes, we all know the fact that London is the costliest city of the world but this shouldn’t bar you from exploring the gorgeous city while being on a Europe vacation. You can still visit a large number of popular attractions including museums like the British Museum, National Gallery and Victoria and Albert Museum. Besides these attractions, you can also visit some of the lesser known, but equally amazing hidden destinations of London. Plan your trip during the spring or fall season, summers are extremely humid and crowded.

National Portrait Gallery

The gallery houses portraits of some of the most iconic personalities from all parts of the world. The collection includes portraits which were crafted in the 14th century to the present day. Popular portraits which are housed inside this gallery include portraits of people like Sir Richard Branson, JK Rowling, Henry VIII and the Beatles along with self portraits by Sir Joshua Reynolds and William Hogarth. The gallery remains open on all the seven days from 10 am to 6 pm.

St Mary’s Secret Garden

This beautiful little heaven is tucked away in the Hackney neighbourhood of the city. It features a natural woodland, vegetable beds and an organic herbs garden. People who live in this neighbourhood have keys to the garden but general public can also visit it for free on Mondays to Fridays, between 9am to 5pm. It’s called a ‘secret garden’ for a reason after all!

Fitzroy House

George Bernard Shaw lived in this house which is Located in the heart of Fitzroy. The house was completed in the late 18th century during which L Ron Hubbard used to live there. Hubbard was an expert in more than two dozen fields which includes photography, music, horticulture and sea captaining. You can get a free tour of this mystical architecture by making reservations in advance.

Oxford Street and Piccadilly Circus

Located in the very heart of the city, these two attractions are extremely popular among the travellers. Book a Shaftesbury hotel and you’ll get to enjoy the premier club rewards and deal packages. While you enjoy the premier club rewards, visit these two attractions and have a gala time.

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