Budget-friendly Places to Explore in London during This Winter

Written by Posted On Tuesday, 03 February 2015 21:02




With its repute for murky horizons and relentless sprinkle of rain, it’s easy to see why London might be embargoed during the frosty winter season. However, Londoners know very well that the best time to explore the beauty of this city is by tussling against the chilly weather.
With Christmas and New Year approaching soon, the city wastes not even a single minute in jazzing up its wide boulevards with colorful illuminations and decorations in every nook and cranny. As a budget traveler you can easily discover the best the city has to offer as numerous attractions and destinations are free! Here, we have made a list of places that you can visit in London without shriveling your wallet awfully.

National History Museum
Along with the permanent compilation of astonishing items from the world’s natural history, the old museum also offers plenty of other activities like Photographer of the year Exhibition during the chilly season. The most magnetizing seasonal activity is the incredible 950 sq meter ice skating rink, which is situated outside the National Museum, with a bar serving mulled wine, lip-smacking snacks and hot chocolate.
Winter Wonderland
This is no ordinary carnival; Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park takes over a huge part of this fun park and proffers exciting shows, games, markets, yummy food, and thrilling rides for young and old alike. If you are seeking for a winter leisurely walk to feed the ducks or just want to sink into the fun during winter then Winter Wonderland is the place to be. The amusement park is again back from 21st November and lasts until January 4, 2015. Looking for cheap lodging nearby Winter Wonderland? Book your accommodation in Hyde Park serviced apartments and you can have fun in the serene Hyde Park and other glittering places within spitting distance.
Trafalgar Square
Hot chocolate and nippy weather go together like cake and sugar. Amble around Trafalgar Square with a big cup of hot cocoa and check the eye-pulling winter adornments (don’t miss the incredible beauty of Christmas tree gifted to London from Norway) or sing a song with the gang of musicians, or just watch people.
Primrose Hill
For love birds, the Primrose Hill is the fantastic spot to submerge profoundly in the panoramic sights of London. The quality of sights is beyond compare and you will not be left wheezing after an easy-going ten minutes walk to the top. On cooler days, you can sit together with your spouse and witness the miracles of nature from the comfort of a wooden bench. The dazzling hill brags of some really fine eating spots wherein you can satiate your hunger.
ZSL London Zoo
Inaugurated on 27th April 1828, ZSL Zoo in London is the oldest scientific zoo. The haven gives shelter to almost 16,802 cute, scary and friendly species of animals. In this winter season, the zoo will be acting upon the birth scene of Jesus Christ with the giant camels traveling with the stable animals and wise people. The show kicks start on 1st December and ends on 17th December.
Walk Along the Thames River
Time to take a lazy walk from Westminster Bridge all along the great River Thames to Tower Bridge and you can witness the sheer beauty of London’s best attractions without spending even a single penny. Take in sights, such as The Houses of Parliament, The Big Ben, St Paul’s Cathedral, and The Gherkin. London Eye, the giant-size observation wheel or millennium wheel offers an entertaining and magical way to experience the stunningly beautiful city. For this thrilling trip, you need to shell out a tiny amount.




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Lana Marshall

I'm Lana Marshall works for Space Apart Hotel, travel writer by profession and lover of world cultures, languages, souls, food, oceans, wild spaces and urban places by nature. You can find her on Google+


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