Free activities in London

Who said a visit to London has to be expensive? There are plenty free activities and sights available, so put on your most comfy sneakers and discover the best spots completely for free.

London skyline
London skyline

Sky Garden

Set on the 35th floor of a skyscraper, Sky Garden offers stunning views of London's skyline... Have a cuppa and take it all in!

Hyde Park

Hyde Park is an all-time favourite with locals and tourists alike. Here, you can spend hours without having to spend anything. Go for a walk (or a jog!), visit the many memorials, fountains and statues located in the park, watch the birds on the Serpentine Lake, get inspired at Speaker’s Corner…

Live music

Between The Royal Opera House, the National Theatre and St. Martin-in-the-Fields, you'll find free lunchtime concerts in London every day.

Platform 9 ¾

If you – or your kids – are into Harry Potter, this is a spot you can’t miss. A luggage trolley immersed into a wall entering the legendary Platform 9 ¾ provides a great photo opportunity at King’s Cross Station!

Free walking tours

There are several free guided tours of London every day! Discover the city’s top sights while passionate guides entertain you with fun stories and city legends.

Changing of the guard

Changing the Guard at Buckingham Palace is a spectacle as British as it gets – and completely free at that! Don’t forget to check the ceremony’s schedule as the time it takes place changes depending on the season.

The Serpentine
The Serpentine in Hyde Park