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6 ways to get more bang for your buck in London

How to save more with travel to London by coach

It’s no secret that the capital city can, at times, be a tad pricey. But, did you know it’s also filled with loads of cash-savvy alternative things to do too?

From seeing Europe’s largest collection of neon signs, to devouring a whole pizza for just £3.95 (yes really), here’s how you can squeeze the most out of a visit to London.

See art outside the galleries

Where: Unit 12, Ravenswood Industrial Estate, Shernhall Street, London, E17 9HQ

Forget stuffy art galleries and take a trip to the neon wonderland known as God’s Own Junkyard. Showcasing neon artist Chris Bracey’s personal collection of work, it’s the largest collection of vintage neon art in Europe and you’ll even see pieces used in critically-acclaimed films like Captain America!

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Get some fresh air

Where: Hyde Park, London

There’s nothing like a brisk winter walk and, if you ask us, Hyde Park is the perfect setting. With a playground for the little ones, a cafe and bar, and plenty of places for you to relax and unwind, there’s something for everyone at this gorgeous Royal Park.

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Have a hearty Italian meal

Where: Spitalfields, King’s Cross, Aldgate, Dalston

Fancy a carbalicious treat that won’t break the bank? Then check out Pizza Union, where you can fill your belly with a whole margarita pizza for just £3.95. Nice! Or if you’ve got a sweet tooth, for dessert you can indulge in a warm dough ring with Nutella and mascarpone *drools*.

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Mooch around Borough Market

Where: 8 Southwark St, London SE1 1TL

Foodies – don’t stop there! Be sure to pay a visit to Borough Market and try the famous barbecued-meat rolls from the Brindisa stand (we’ve heard they’re heavenly). FYI – there’s all manner of food available and the market is ideal for taking advantage of free samples #winning.

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See the amazing London Skyline 

 London Eye

Where: London Eye

Ride the iconic London Eye for stunning views of the capital. Step into one of its 32 capsules to see amazing landmarks such as Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, The Shard and more with our 2 for 1 offer.

Get a selfie with Kim

Where: Madame Tussauds

Okay, so it may not be the real-life, break-the-internet Kardashian, but you can still get the perfect selfie with her waxwork double, and hundreds of other world-famous stars at the magnificent Madame Tussauds with our 2 for 1 offer.

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We think that settles it. You don’t need to spend a tonne to have a coachload of fun in London. So, whatever you do first, be sure to tweet us and let us know, or tag us in your Instagram photos.

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Please note that this blog was written prior to the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. Because of this, the information above may no longer be entirely accurate. We apologise for any inconvenience.

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