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Cheap London

Looking for cheap things to do in London? Our city has plenty of fun to offer even when you're on a budget

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You’ve heard it a million times before: London is an amazing city - if you have money. Well, we beg to differ. Sure, there’s plenty places to max out your credit card, but there’s also a huge amount of low-cost and cheap things to do in the city.

Brilliant budget restaurants with meals under a tenner, picnics in some of the prettiest parks in London, and cosy cheap hotels- there’s plenty of ways to enjoy yourself in London without parting with all of your hard earned cash. And if you’re looking for a culture fix without going into the red, take a look at our list of amazing free exhibitions in London, cheap gigs under a fiver, and free museums. Go forth and enjoy, and you can save your pennies for something else.

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Budget things to do in the capital

Free museums in London
Museums

Free museums in London

Some of London's finest museums can be enjoyed for free

Free exhibitions in London
Things to do

Free exhibitions in London

Get your culture fix in the capital without breaking the bank

London's best parks
Things to do

London's best parks

Soak up London's array of luscious green spaces for free

Free things to do with the kids
Kids

Free things to do with the kids

Fun days out with the kids don't have to cost the earth

Discover more free things to do in London

Cheap nights out in London

London's best cheap eats
Restaurants

London's best cheap eats

Eat out on a budget with our guide to London's cheapest restaurants

Cheap West End theatre tickets
Theatre

Cheap West End theatre tickets

See the best of the West End for less with these day-seat offers and deals

Cheap hotels in London
Hotels

Cheap hotels in London

Find world-class bargains at the best cheap hotels in London

Cheap gigs in London
Music

Cheap gigs in London

See some awesome live music with our round-up of the best venues for free and cheap gigs