On a budget

A group of friends relaxing after a cycle ride

Just because you're on a tight budget doesn't mean you can't have an amazing experience in England. Whether you're visiting for a day or want to have a fun afternoon at very little cost - there are plenty of free and low cost activities to keep you entertained all over the country.

With miles and miles of incredible coastline to visit, stunning public parks, free museums, free art galleries and low cost events, you'll never be forced to pay more than you want to for entertainment.

Bringing the whole family is great - but can increase the cost of your next day out. With the experiences below you'll be able to bring the whole family along without worrying about your wallet.

There are free experiences available all over the country, so have a look through the list of activities below and you'll be sure to find something worth exploring.

Couple in Monument, London

Free

There’s plenty to do without spending a single penny, from festivals and outdoor events, to galleries and museums, and even building the odd sand castle. All you have to do is pick your destination.

Family in English countryside

Low cost

Castles, forest adventures, and scary ghost walks are just a few of the great selection of low-cost activities to tickle your fancy.

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