2. Rent a Bicycle
The London Cycle Hire Scheme offers an affordable and convenient way to get around much of the city. Operated by Santander, this public bicycle-sharing scheme is widely available and is completely self-service. You’ll get the first half an hour for free, and there are more than 700 cycle-docking stations around London. You can keep the “Boris bike” for up to 24 hours, and it only costs two pounds.