Article by Jim Byers originally published in the May-October 2018 edition of the Atmosphere magazine. Read the latest edition here.
Who says you have to spend a bundle to fully experience your destination? Not us! Here’s a look at five great things to do in London, England for under $50. Or even free.
Sky Garden: $0
Why pay for the London Eye when you can enjoyspectacular panoramic views of London for free at Sky Garden, all while imbibing one of its signature cocktails. Baba au Rum, anyone? You must book a week in advance.
Borough Market: $0
Visit the homes of Jimi Hendrix and George Frideric Handel: $15
Visit the adjoining homes lived in by Jimi Hendrix and composer George Frideric Handel in Mayfair. How’s that for a musical combo?
Stroll with London Walks: $18
Go for a stroll with London Walks. For about $18, visit Jack the Ripper’s slashing grounds, Harry Potter’s magical filming spots or the haunts of legendary rock stars. For a walk on the less seedy side of art and history, check out the city’s famous museums and public galleries—most don’t charge admission rates. The Tate Modern, National Gallery and British Museum are magnificent and offer free tours.
Visit Belmont Farms: $35
Belmont Farm has everything from pigs to reindeer to wallabies. Your kids can pet a bunny, feed a goat and ride on a tractor. Family tickets are about $35.
Discover all of these places now, thanks to Air Transat, which offers direct flights to London.
Cover photo credit: salomon10