Soak up the Atmosphere at a Magnificent Market
Two for a pound! Or in this case even less. London’s markets are famous for their exquisite sights, sounds and tastes, and best of all they’re free to roam. The buzzing atmosphere of a London market is like no other. With many stalls on display from hundreds of different cultures, strolling through one can feel like walking the globe. It’s also a lot quicker!
London’s oldest and one of its most famous markets is Borough Market. At over 1,000 years old you can really feel the history and culture when browsing through this wonderful bazaar. Open Monday to Saturday, the market is home to so many delicious eateries and confectionaries, such as bakeries, café’s, grocers, street food, butchers and more!
A Breath of Fresh Air
London is all busy streets and big buildings isn’t it? Oh no my friend, London has a wide variety of public parks and gardens for you to relax in. From Hyde Park to Greenwich Park, each location has its own scenic elements and, of course, are free to walk.
Hyde Park is right in the heart of London and is full of many free and wonderful attractions. Debate today’s topical issues at Speaker’s Corner, which has been a park regular since the 1800’s, or maybe a stroll in the gorgeous rose garden is more your thing. If you’re looking for a more relaxing and hidden garden then St Dunstan in the East is perfect. This beautiful garden has grown within the ruins of an old church which was destroyed during the blitz! It’s a lot quieter now though we promise…
A work of Art: London’s Galleries and Street Art
If you’re feeling cultural and creative then London’s hordes of art galleries are a great free treat. The Tate Modern is the most popular choice amongst tourists, featuring work from Pollock, Warhol and even Picasso it’s not surprising to see why. The gallery is also in a beautiful location next to the Thames which provides a real artistic view.
If galleries are too formal for you then don’t worry as the streets of London can be galleries themselves. That’s right, we’re talking about graffiti and not the vandalising kind. Our capital is rife with interesting and thought-provoking street art throughout the city. Shoreditch and the famous Bricklane are just a couple of great examples of this amazing collection. Don’t let us paint you a picture though, check them out for yourself!
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