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is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. London
is one of its most visited cities and attract people with its charm,
history, and pubs. Britain’s smaller cities, such as Bath and
Oxford, are equally as attractive with a lot of culture and less
crowds. Liverpool boasts a rich musical history and is home to the
Beatles. While London can be expensive, once you get outside the city
prices can drop significantly.
cost between 20-40 GBP a night for a dorm room. Usually they are good
facilities that include free internet, breakfast, common room, TV and
laundry. Budget hotels offer amenities similar and start at about 70
GBP a night. Apartment rentals start at the same price per night.
can eat cheap in the UK if you pay attention. Fish and chips or a
kebab is only about 3 GBP. Indian and Asian food can be bought for 6
GBP for lunch entrees. A weeks worth of groceries will cost about 45
GBP. Eating in a good restaurant can cut into your budget if you’re
not careful though. Expect to pay around 22 GBP for a restaurant
the UK, the national railway service is always expensive, no matter
how long your trip. It is one of the things the citizens in this part
of the world love to complain about. A journey from London to
Liverpool could cost 25 GBP and as much as 130 GBP during peak hours
(mid August). By booking your tickets with national rail over a week
ahead and during off-peak, you can guarantee you tickets for at least
13 GBP. The cheapest way to travel around is through Megabus, where
ticket prices start around 1 GBP. To obtain special fares you will
need to place orders at least one month in advance.
activities are affordable in the UK. Museums in England are free,
though the Castle and entrance fees to other attractions are around
10 GBP (the Tower of London is about 25 GBP!). You will find most
other activities (cycling, wine tours, ancient ruins) which last a
day, tend to be about 77 GBP.
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Museum. Museums offer free admission in every city across England and
the UK. It’s a great way to learn about the most influential artist
of the country, immerse yourself in history, and spend a rainy day
without paying a penny.
in the UK can get pretty expensive, but for good cheap meals visit
local pubs. Most of the food is served at seating, and you can get a
good meal for less than 10 GBP. In addition, the pub is a great way
to meet people!
for lunch specials. A way to reduce the cost of your food is to stick
to eating out during lunch only. Restaurants offer great lunch
specials serving multiple course meals for about 10 GBP or 2 for 1
of the Churches are free to see. This is a great opportunity to see
15th century architecture.