Shopping in London
Shop in the finest stores in the world such as Harrods and Selfridges or take a trip to Camden Markets and discover something just a little bit different.
London has a wide range of shopping destinations to suit any shopper; from luxury stores such as Harrods to bargain fashions in the local markets, there’s something for everyone in London.
Harrods has been a hugely popular luxury shopping destination for Londoners and tourists alike for over 160 years. It has a total of 7 floors and has the finest selection of fashion, food, home-ware and more. Browse the range of stores located in this magnificent building or choose from over 27 restaurants to sit back and watch the world go by. Two memorials commissioned by Al-Fayed are located in the department store to celebrate the lives of Diana, Princess of Wales and Dodi Fayed.
Westfield Shopping Centre
Westfield London is located in Shephard’s Bush in London and is the perfect place to browse both premium brands and high street retailers all in one place. It has more than 265 stores that include everything from both men and women’s fashion, to jewellery, sportswear, children’s clothing and cosmetics. There is also a huge choice of restaurants within Westfield which run along the Southern Terrace; which is the perfect place to sit yourself on a warm summer’s day in London.
Selfridges has its flagship store on London’s Oxford Street which is the second largest department in London after Harrods. It is a chain of high end department stores and attracts masses of tourists for its ever changing window display. It is one of the biggest draws of Oxford Street, and is the perfect destination for anyone that is interested in a full day’s shopping. Oxford Street is also home to a range of well-known international shopping brands so there really is something for everyone.
London has a vast selection of markets selling a range of items from good food, to flowers, antiques, clothes and vintage items. The larger markets include Portobello Road (which became famous in the 50s for antiques, is now selling everything from bread, fruit, posters and music) and Camden Market (selling everything from vintage clothing to handmade jewellery). Portobello Road and Camden Market are the perfect destinations for a day of shopping in England’s capital city; spend the day wandering from stall to stall and make sure you soak up the atmosphere of stall owners and visitors alike.LESS INFORMATION