Over 100 Free Things to Do in London

100+ Free Things to Do in London

London for Free

By Laura Porter

Updated 08/24/17

Don’t let people put you off with tales of how expensive London is. There’s an incredible array of things to do throughout the city without spending a penny. 

London doesn’t split into neighborhoods as neatly as US cities do but I have tried to organize this list by area. Every free thing listed has a link for more information.

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    Westminster

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    Fitrovia & Bloomsbury

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    Fitzrovia is the area north of Oxford Street and Bloombury is east of Tottenham Court Road.

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    Mayfair / St James’s / Piccadilly

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    Areas north and south of Piccadilly.

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    City Borders

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    City Borders is not an official area but I’ve tried to group places near to the City of London.

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    South London (including South Bank)

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    The South Bank itself is a magnificent free area in London. It’s a wonderful place to walk next to the River Thames with iconic views. The summer brings the Watch This Space free entertainment outside the National Theatre and the Appearing Rooms Fountains outside the Southbank Centre.

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