Shopping

Marylebone High Street

Marylebone Village

If you are after high quality merchandise, individual pieces and a little bit of a calmer setting, Marylebone Village is the place for you. Situated in an affluent area of Central London and home to a wide range of independent retailers, it is definitely worth a visit if you are looking for more of an intimate shopping experience.

Oxford Street London

Oxford Street and Regent’s Street

perhaps some of London’s most iconic shopping destinations – are situated within mere walking distance from each other, providing you with an immense number and range of shops to choose from. Start off on Oxford Street if you are looking for more high-street pieces, although world-renowned department store Selfridges (spoken about below) is also there to cater for your high-end desires. Head to Regent’s Street if you’re looking to splash a bit more cash; the shops there have a strong mix of high quality yet still affordable pieces that will see you through the seasons.

Selfridges London

Selfridges

Selfridges, the UK’s second largest shop, is home to beauty, fashion, electricals, food and more. Visit the infamous food-hall, packed with counters of delicious food and drinks, to gain some energy before you hit the shops. Lower Ground floor is home to technology, whilst on Ground Floor you can find the food-hall, beauty, fashion accessories and women’s street fashion as well as the HIX Champagne Bar and Restaurant (definitely worth a visit if you need a little sit down!). The second and third floors are home to high-end fashion for men and women, as well as impressive shoe galleries guaranteed to tempt your bank account. Kids clothing can also be found here, whilst the toy and furniture shops can be found on the floor above.

Knightsbridge London

Knightsbridge

Another hugely popular shopping destination amongst locals and tourists alike is Knightsbridge. Home to some of the most exclusive names in the fashion world; many head to this affluent area just to admire the selection of clothes and accessories on offer. With Harvey Nichols, Harrods (spoken about below) and Sloane Street – home to the likes of Fendi, Chanel, YSL, Dior and more – all located within walking distance from each other, this is a shopper’s paradise. And if that wasn’t enough, there are so many bars and restaurants nearby waiting to accommodate you (and all your bags!) once you’ve shopped yourself out!

Harrods London

Harrods

Covering one million square feet of retail space, Harrods is the UK’s largest and most upmarket department store. With 8 floors full of beautiful displays and thousands of specially selected items (ranging from jewellery to clothing to homeware) – this luxurious and iconic shopping destination is definitely worth a visit.

High Street Kensington

High Street Kensington

High Street Kensington and the King’s Road in Chelsea are other popular shopping destinations for those looking for a bit more calm in comparison to the more busy shopping districts. Head here for a mix of chain and independent stores, numerous cosy coffee shops and plenty of healthy restaurants!

Covent Garden

Covent Garden

Covent Garden is another busy destination with the tourists due to the live street entertainment that takes place, so if you fancy a bit of a shop and a bit of laughter, this is definitely the place for you. Surrounded by restaurants, bars and cafés, the square is buzzing every day of the week, rain or shine!

Brick Lane London

Brick Lane

If you’re after more individualistic pieces and vintage clothing, head to Brick Lane in East London on a Sunday and you will find streets lined with stalls after stalls of just that. Soak up the atmosphere, take in the art and grab yourself a bargain!

Westfield White City London

Westfield White City

Home to more than 60 restaurants, 300 shops (ranging from high street to high end) and a cinema - Westfield White City is the place to go if you want everything under one (architecturally beautiful) roof. Spacious and contemporary, Westfield is ideal for those looking to make a day of their shopping trip - especially if the weather’s being a bit unpredictable!