London is a great place for shopping. From high-tech shopping malls to local marketplaces, shopping destinations in London are available in plenty. If you love shopping, you simply cannot miss these places, when in London.
It would be a good idea to book a budget hotel in Central London, so that you can stay near many popular shopping destinations of the city. Acclaimed budget hotels in London Victoria like St. George’s Inn Victoria hotels offer all modern facilities at moderate rates.
Staying close to London Victoria Station or Victoria Coach Station and Gatwick Express keeps you well connected with all parts of the city and the beer choices couldn’t be any better.
Street Shopping in London: What are Some Must-Visit Places
The charm of street shopping is unparalleled. When shopping in the streets of London, you can literally bump into your favourite star. From your favourite clothing brands to the city’s famous local foods, almost everything is available in the streets of London. Whether you are a fashion enthusiast or a shopaholic, you must visit the following four street shopping places.
1. Oxford Street
It is termed as the “The heart of London shopping”. It has almost everything you can think off and this place can drive you crazy. It has more than 300 shops offering choices like none other, with exquisite designer showrooms and exclusive outlets. So you can literally shop till you drop. Selfridges which are the best departmental stores in the world is the main attraction here. So, don’t miss out this place.
2. Regent Street and Jermyn Street
Stereotypes are a cliché. So saying shopping is a women’s thing is absolutely nonsensical. There are men who can dumbfound any girl on a shopping score. Jermyn store is one such place which is famous for men’s clothing shops. Its fashion statement is absolutely British and it can bring out the chivalrous gentleman in anyone who adorns them. For all the lovely ladies, Regent Street offers a budget fashion store, where you can buy extremely trendy and chic garments at a bargain price.
3. Bond Street and Mayfair
You will thank us for giving you an idea of budget hotel, as now you will have enough to spend. If you have ever dreamed of wearing the expensive designer clothes your favourite star adorns in Oscars, this is the place to be. It has an exclusive shopping area adorning brands like Louis Vuitton, Tiffany & co and Burberry. It’s the place where you go extravagant and we guarantee a satisfaction that you will cherish forever. For all those ladies who are tight on budget we still recommend the place, for the best-in-class window shopping experience. And then, this is not the end of the world, get an idea of your favourite brand and come back again to buy what you want.
4. Carnaby Street
The place is called the native land of fashion and cultural insurgency during the 60’s era. It is pedestrian shopping destination, (nearby Westminster Abbey which is also a good tourist site to explore) housing more than 150 brands and over 50 eateries and bars. It offers an assortment of unique heritage shops, designer clothing line, best pubs and restaurants. It is like a treat to all your senses.
5. Earls Court
The hotels near Earls Court Station like Hotel Lily would provide an easy access to the Westfield Shopping Center and all the other amazing destinations in Earls Court. While you’re in the area, you should also take some time to visit the following areas and SHOP TILL YOU DROP:
- Exhibition Centre
- Royal Albert Hall
- Hammersmith Apollo
- Olympia Exhibition Centre
- Chelsea Stadium
Now, you must have understood why we recommended booking a budget hotel in London Victoria and budget hotel in central London. While you visit these places, be sure to explore Belgrave, London Aquarium, Buckingham palace, London Eye and Royal Albert Hall to make your trip more enticing.
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