Get festive in London for a whole lot less

17th October 2018

We know that Christmas can be a hectic time of year with parties, present buying and everything else you need to fit in. To help you make this season even more festive, for less, we want to help you save a little cash when it comes to spending quality time with your loved ones. Check out our list of cheap things to do in this world class city.


Taste of London: The Festive Edition

Closest station: Wapping

Date: 15-18 November 2018

Price: £15 (adult)

Taste of London: The Festive Edition, is the perfect way to kick off the Christmas season in style. This year East London’s stunning Tobacco Dock will be transformed into a foodie wonderland brimming with London’s tastiest food, festive tipples, a fantastic chef line-up. There’s also loads of masterclasses and lots of shopping opportunities for you to enjoy.


St Paul’s Cathedral

Closest station: City Thameslink

Date: Valid until April 30th 2019

Price: £18 (adult)

Enjoy the architectural masterpiece that is St Paul’s as the sun sets earlier over the Dome, giving you a rare opportunity to see London lit up from the galleries. Try and time your visit to catch one of the services or concerts that are free and available to all.


See the Christmas lights at Oxford Street

Closest Station: Varies

Date: November 7th 2018 onwards

Price: n/a

The nation’s favourite high street will be buzzing with exclusive offers, one‐off experiences, and everything you need to get your Christmas shopping list ticked off! With a jam‐packed calendar of 50 Christmas treats to be enjoyed and festive shopping services you won’t want to miss. Plan your trip to London to experience Christmas on Oxford Street. The Joy Jesters will be on the street every Thursday and Sunday right through to 23 December ‐ ready to perform, snap selfies, and give away amazing prizes! Let the jesters guide you through the stand out experiences that Oxford Street has to offer you this festive season. Follow the action @OxfordStreetW1 #ChristmasIsCalling


The View from The Shard

Closest station: London Bridge

Date: Valid until 30th April 2019

Price: £ 30.95 (adult)

Enjoy London’s highest Christmas party at The View from The Shard. At a height of up to 800ft (or 244m) and at almost twice the height of any other vantage point in London, you will experience unrivalled 360-degree views over the city for up to 40 miles on a clear day. Take in the bustling city from a unique vantage point as it comes to life for the festive season.