Thanks to the millennia of history that the city can boast of, London has emerged as a chock-a-block of attraction sites of inherent historic, cultural and artistic significance. Whether you are a history buff, or a travel enthusiast, or an adventure lover, or an arts or culinary connoisseur, London is a city that has something for everyone.
Needless to say, each of them are quite a treat to the eyes and to the wandering mind.
However, most of these iconic landmarks of London all require a certain amount of entry fee to enjoy. But no need to worry if you are travelling on a budget or simply want to experience a low-cost day’s tour; London still has more than enough to offer which you can enjoy absolutely free of any charge. Even if you are looking for hotel suites in London, there are options at fairly reasonable rates and comes with all the best features and amenities. For example, you can reserve yourself accommodation at The Barbican Rooms Hotel for an exquisite lodging experience in the heart of London.
The charming expanse of the Kensington Gardens is one of the best places to see in London, absolutely free of cost. There are a string of beautiful parks – Regent’s Park, Green Park, St James’s and Hyde Park, and other attractions like the Albert Memorial, the Diana Memorial Playground, Peter Pan Statue and the Serpentine Gallery, all of which are free to visit.
Changing of the Guard, Buckingham Palace
Extravagance is another name of Royalty, and the word perfectly describes the Change of Guard ceremony that takes place in front of Buckingham Palace every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday at 10:30 AM. It is quite a spectacle when the Queen’s Guard dressed in garish bearskin hats and red uniforms switch responsibilities, marching to the beat of drums and music.
Although all of London is a shopper’s paradise, the Borough Market holds a very special place. Having celebrated its thousandth birthday in 2014, it is home to some of London’s oldest shops. It is especially known for its spectacular food haunts – from roadside delicacies to gourmet dining to classic English breakfast cafes – it has it all. And yeah, roaming around in the market, taking in its eclectic Victorian beauty is completely free of cost. You can enjoy your Montcalm afternoon tea at the hotel and then set off for a walk to Borough Market to enjoy an evening of food walk and retail therapy.
U.K.’s National Gallery is one of the world’s most enriched collections of art. If the field interests you, we guarantee you an amazing time discovering the works and masterpieces of da Vinci, Michelangelo, van Gogh, Renoir and the likes – all for free.
The British Museum
Located 20 minutes’ drive away from your Montcalm luxury hotel suites in London, the British Museum is home to some mind-boggling artefacts from around the world – Rosetta stone, Parthenon Marbles, Anglo-Saxon discoveries at Sutton Hoo, a number of Egyptian mummies, Mesopotamian, Roman and Greek art, Renaissance objects and so on.
The city of London is full of more such free of cost historic places and enthralling attractions, all of which are worthy of a visit on your day’s tour for sightseeing.