Whether you want to grab some bargains in the January sales or you just fancy a trip to our buzzing capital to see what is on offer, London is a perfect place for any shopaholic. No matter whom you decide to spend some time in the city with, you’ll be sure to find some awesome shopping districts to suit your style, budget and shopping list.
It’s advisable to spend a weekend perusing what’s on offer. With districts left, right and centre, it’s impossible to see everything in a day; particularly when you factor in breaks for lunch, coffee and sightseeing. Enjoy a weekend break and find the best rates on London hotels online. Availability for accommodation is still rife, especially if you decide to travel outside of the New Year celebrations. Wherever you decide to make your base, you’ll be within easy reach of the excellent transport links, meaning that whatever you’re looking to achieve, your accommodation will be within easy proximity.
Running from Marble Arch to St Giles’ Circus, Oxford Street is a bustling hub for thousands of shoppers every week. A thriving metropolis for high street lovers, you can find everything from Debenhams and John Lewis department stores to H&M, HMV and a colossal Disney Store to keep the kids amused.
Home to the infamous department store, Harrods, you can browse 7 floors of upmarket trends and threads. Hop on the Piccadilly line for easy access to this emporium that supplies everything from exotic foods to the latest designer brands.
A perfect stop for anyone with a love of the alternative. From the Stables market to the shops and stalls that lead down to Camden Lock, you can find some awesome bargains here in the vintage and retro shops, as well as grab some fabulous rock and Goth threads that will be the envy of your mates back home.
If you’re looking for something a little more original, or perhaps an antiquity or two, Portobello Road and its market are a must-visit.
A Mecca for shopaholics, Regent Street is a thriving street full of top quality stores to peruse. Make sure you stop off at Hamleys whilst you’re there – one of the largest toy shops in the world that will have even the oldest of visitors giggling like a child.
Nestled in the heart of the West End, Covent Garden isn’t just home to some of the best entertainment venues, including the Royal Opera House, but also some of the top fashion labels that the world has to offer.
Taking a trip to London for the shopping opportunities is a must for any fashionista or person in search of a bargain or two. A purse holding money ready to be spent is a must; ensure you have as much as possible for the treats in store by booking an affordable hotel in the city – make use of the online early bird deals and enjoy the January sales to the max.