Visiting London on a small budget

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The best way to travel to London from Brighton is by train.

get a travel card zones 1-6 from your local railway station. This  allows you to hop on and off the buses tubes and get nearly all the trains there and back to Brighton.

From Brighton station, take the train to Victoria and get off the train onto the tube to Westminster to see the sights.


1. Big Ben

Houses of Parliament and  walk along the river towards Embankment.


2. Jump on a riverboat to either Blackfriars for a look at the

3. Tate Modern art gallery,

4. Borough food market

London cheap days out

5. Take a cruise

(£3.50 with a travel card) to St Katherines dock to see the Tower of London and Tower Bridge.

6. Jump off the boat

and hop on a bus towards Liverpool street, see the City of London’s famous city

London East End Markets

7. Jump off the bus at Spitalfields market

8. Stop for a coffee in one of the many cafes there.

9.  Feel the atmosphere where old London and new London meet, the curry houses of Brick Lane, WhiteChapel Art Gallery

 and roads made famous by renowned criminals the Krays and earlier in time, Jack the ripper.

10. See how famous YBA have made

 11. The east end fashionable and have a coffee and watch all the hipsters go about their day.

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