Looking for love in London but don’t have a penny to spare? No worries! Make your London Valentine’s Day extra special with these 11 free London date spots!
You don’t have to break the bank to have a great date in London. If you’re looking for a great spot to spend some time with your loved one this Valentine’s Day, then these 11 spots might be for you.
1. National Portrait Gallery Guided Tour
If you’ve got an intellectual lover on your hands then this date is ideal. You can take a FREE guided tour of the museum, or you can show up for one of their renowned lunchtime lectures, hosted in the stunning main gallery.
2. Check Out the Exhibits At the Victoria and Albert Museum
Not only is the Victoria and Albert Museum breathtakingly beautiful, but it also houses one of the most stunning jewelry collections in the world. You and your London Love can spend hours browsing through their seemingly endless collection — and most are 100% free!
3. Explore Greenwich Park
If you’re looking for a picturesque date spot then Greenwich Park might be your best bet. Enjoy panoramic views of the city and the sight of the famous grazing deer.
4. Adventure Into the Secret Garden
You and your date can explore the Secret Garden, located at the top of the Barbican Centre. The centre is free to enter, and once you’ve made your way to the top, you’ll find hidden walkways and menageries of beautiful birds.
5. Discover the Oldest Tree in England
If you’ve got a partner with a penchant for nature then this is the perfect date spot. The Fulham Bishop’s Palace is one of London’s hidden gems and its free to enter. Here, you will find England’s oldest tree, as well as a rich history and gardens that are hard to beat.
6. Relax at the Brunei Gallery
Get your fill of art and enjoy picturesque modern gardens at the Brunei Gallery. There’s always plenty to see at this free gallery and the exhibits change yearly. Plus, the Japanese gardens located at the top of the gallery are relaxing and romantic.
7. Retrace The Past
Beside the Museum of London you can find remnants of London’s rich past through its ancient walls. Walk along them to get a bird’s eye view of the city.
8. London Yoga
Head over to Greenwich Park or Russell Square for some relaxing yoga in the park. This is perfect for those active couples who like to stay fit and relaxed together…and it’s free!
9. Stroll Through Bankside
A long stroll is a great way to chat and relax with your Valentine’s Day date. Besides, what’s more romantic than a leisurely walk beside the Thames? Walk through Bankside to enjoy sites such as The Globe Theatre and Tower Bridge. It really doesn’t get more lovey-dovey than that.
10. Skate Along in Hyde Park
When was the last time you donned a pair of roller skates? Maybe this Valentine’s Day is the time to strap on those skates and take your date on a lovely tour of the incomparable Hyde Park. There’s really no better way to explore this royal park.
11. Stop in at the Southbank Centre
This arts centre always has something free going on, including poetry readings and art exhibitions. The Southbank Centre is also home to the Poetry Library, which makes it the perfect place to sling some verse at your romantic interest.
So what are you waiting for? It’s time to bundle up and get ready for love in London. With prices like this, what’s to regret?