Shopping weekend in London, where to go and what to see

Shopping in London is never a boring experience. Whether looking for big luxury brands to affordable items, you can be sure to find them in London. An added incentive to shopping in this amazing city is the chance to visit some of the iconic places and the amazing things you can expect to see.

a) Shepherd’s Bush

Shepherd’s Bush is considered the shopping hub of West London. It has a wide range of eateries, shopping malls, restaurants, and hotels to choose from. It is also home to the famous five-star K West spa hotel rooms, which offers various services such as massage, spa locker rooms, hot tub/Jacuzzi, sauna, and a Spa and wellness centre among others. You can also visit Shepherd’s Bush Market located between Goldhawk and Uxbridge Market, which is usually a hive of activity from Monday to Saturday.

b) Oxford Street

Oxford Street is one of the most famous shopping streets in London. It is home to some of the best landmark stores, high-street chains, shops, and designer outlets in London. Here you can find 1.5 miles of unrivalled shopping from brands such as River Island, Gap, Topshop, X, and Primark among others. Oxford Street also has over 500 restaurants, which ensures you have plenty of breakfast, lunch, and dinner options.

c) Bond Street

Since it was founded in 1700, Bond Street has always been synonymous with the society’s wealthiest, influential, and stylish people. The street is revered for its wealth of exclusive brands, designer fashion, fine jewels, elegant stores, art and antique. Bond Street is also home to the Royal Academy of Art, where art is made and exhibited. It is also home to the famous auction house, Sotheby’s.

d) Carnaby

Carnaby boasts of over 100 shops, 60 restaurants, bars, and cafes to choose from. It consists of a variety of upcoming designer names, renowned brands, heritage brands, and independent boutiques. Carnarby is also the home of Farm Girl, a concession that deals with fresh, nourishing and healthy meals.

e) Covent Garden

Covent Garden is famous for its luxurious fashion options, beauty stores, handmade jewellery, imaginative arts and craft, and award winning restaurants and theatres. Some of the places to visit include Neal’s Yard for natural and organic skincare products, St Martin’s Courtyard for open air shopping, and Floral Street for its elegant fragrances.

London is surely one of the places where you can enjoy shopping as well as get to experience the city. Although it does not come cheap, the experience is well worth it.


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