London remains one of the world’s top destinations, if for no other reason than its heady mix of old and new. A day’s touring can include some uncanny pairings—for instance, an afternoon visit to a 13th-century icon followed by dinner at a slick, celebrity-chef eatery in Chelsea.
First-time visitors might fall victim to sticker shock after comparing the mighty pound to weaker currencies, but recovery begins when they realize the number of the city’s treasures that cost nothing at all. Our list of London’s Top 10 Free Attractions will help you stretch your notes further.
A reintroduction to the city is in order for returning visitors. Over the course of the last five years, revitalization efforts have breathed new life and energy into pockets all over the city. See What’s New in London to give your tried and true itinerary a 21st century update.