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The Ultimate Guide for Geek Travellers without Spending a Penny

It is rightly said that if someone is tired of London then he is tired of life. The capital city offers the best of everything from hotels to shopping, attractions and sightseeing. Without any doubt the city is an expensive one; however you do not have to be rich to travel to London. Visitors travelling under budget constraint can even enjoy to the fullest when it comes to London travel. The city offers plenty of free attractions including world class museums to stunning art galleries, beautiful green spaces and free activities for kids.

For these amazing free experiences in London you won’t have to spend a penny for it. The capital city is one of the much visited tourist destinations and every year the number of travellers coming here is on the rise.  Are you looking for a hotel accommodation in here? Get your bookings done at the accommodation Paddington London.

Enjoy a plush stay here, however if you really want to save on money then do it by visiting these popular yet free attractions:

London Sewing Machine Museum

There are plenty of free museums in the city out of which the London sewing machine is one which talks about the entire history of the sewing machine. This museum may sound a little attractive to females. You will be surprised to know that there are more than 600 machines including both industrial and domestic machines which are on display here starting from the first singer machine. The museum also boasts of housing a machine that was originally owned by the Queen’s eldest daughter. Here the machines are documented from 1830 onwards.

If you really want to catch a glimpse of this one you will have to visit on the first Saturday of every month.

Christ Church Greyfriars

The Christ Church Newgate Street is a church which is located in the Newgate Street right opposite to the very famous St Paul’s Cathedral. The city of London reveals the charm of this parish church after the monastery was dissolute.

The bombing during Second World War destroyed the church largely and the ruins are now converted into a public garden. Also named as the Christ church Greyfriars was the second biggest church in the City of London and has its own library and university. As far as educational importance was concerned the church was termed as equal to the Oxford.

The Guildhall

Do you want to witness a magnificent medieval jewel? The Guildhall is one such place which is centrally located and is a heritage in the heart of the city. it is a Grade I listed building that was used as a town hall for hundreds of years, however the venue is still used as an administrative and ceremonial centre of the City of London and is also a home to the corporation for more than 800 years now. Just walking distance away from the Mansion House, Bank and St Paul’s underground stations the Guildhall is a completely free historic attraction to witness.

Staying at Park Grand Paddington Court Hotel London shall make you feel closer to lot of such free attractions which not only saves you time but money as well.

Queen Elizabeth’s Hunting Lodge

 As the name suggests the Queen Elizabeth’s hunting lodge is a former hunting lodge and is a Grade II listed building. Regular heritage events are being hosted here. Visitors coming here take pleasure in exhibitions on Tudor food and fashion. As far as the entry charges are concerned it is absolutely free to witness this captivating sightseeing. It is ideally located on the edge of the Epping Forest. It is now turned as a museum and the City of London Corporation manages it.

The hunting lodge gives access to all from elderly to disabled and also to families accompanying young children.

The Library and Museum of Freemasonry

It is this place where you will find the finest collections of the Masonic material in the world. If we talk about the values of Freemasonry inclusivity, tolerance, charity and sociability are its principles which are shared by all the members. For those who want to take a sneak peek inside the gallery must visit from 10am to 5pm on every Monday to Saturday. The admission is free for both locals and tourists alike.

This stone building is the headquarters of the United Grand Lodge of England and is also a prime meeting place for the Masonic lodges. Changing exhibitions take place here featuring vast variety of products including metalwares, glass, Wedgewood, pottery, porcelain, silver furniture and clocks. As far as the library is concerned it is open for reference use and boasts of housing extensive collection of manuscripts and printed books shedding light on every facet of Freemasonry.

These are some of the free yet entertaining attractions and sightseeing in London which are worth visiting.

This post was written by

Fergus Brandon – who has written posts on All Here.


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