Cheap and free attractions in London
Find cheap and free attractions, exhibitions and theatre shows in London
It's official: the best things in life are free, incredibly cheap or greatly discounted. To help you make the most of London, each week we'll bring you the best free and cheap museums, galleries, shows and attractions in the capital. Find and book theatre, exhibitions and attractions – whatever your budget, we've got the tickets.
Events and attractions in London under £10
If your weekend plans are resembling those of a hermit cat-lady, add some easy entertainment with a trip to Henry the VIII’s castle in Surrey to see a screening of the British classic ‘The Madness of King George’ which, as the name suggests, details the reign of The Mad King and stars Nigel Hawthorne, Helen Mirren and Ian Holm. Saturday night sees Gene Kelly dancing and prancing in the Hollywood classic ‘Singin’ in the Rain’. Both screenings start at sundown with gates opening at 7:30pm, meaning you have time to picnic beforehand on a pre-packed meal or on food and drink available at the venue.
Go star-spotting in Chelsea, meander through historical Covent Garden, discover eclectic Brick Lane or explore a secluded part of the countryside with a Treasure Days hunt. Take the kids on a family adventure and discover hidden secrets in the most exciting areas of London and its surrounds. Print your treasure hunt as many times as you like so, whether you’re a family of seven or a group of adult-sized kids, no-one will miss out on the fun.
Until Feb 29 2016, Royal Museums Greenwich (including National Maritime Museum)
An admission charge (which serves as an annual pass allowing for repeat visits) applies to parts of the magnificent Royal Observatory site at the top of the hill in Greenwich Park. The Meridian Line Courtyard and its...