We all have different tastes when it comes to shopping. Whatever style we go for, London is a hot spot for shopping for all ages and tastes. With areas scattered across the whole city, making choice of destination whens hopping can be rather difficult, and if you’re travelling with friends or family, might leave you torn. Luckily enough, staying at hotels such as the Park Grand London Hyde Park can place you in the ideal spot for London shopping. With such a central location, it’ll take you no time at all to find the perfect London hot spots.
With Spring just around the corner, you’ll want to find those light jackets and spring time dresses to get you through the breezy yet sunny season. We’ll be turning our heads to more outdoorsy attractions and getting a much needed dose of fresh air. Whatever your needs this spring, we’ve compiled a list of the best fashion hot spots, whatever your age or tastes.
Not far from the Park Grand London Kensington, you’ll find the exquisite Notting HIll area and on the weekends, the not to miss Portobello Market. Based on a mile stretch of high street, Portobello Market offers up a weekend array of antique furniture, accessories and vintage clothes, giving you the season’s best second hand finds from the bright streets of West London.
With such a central location, Oxford street is a must for those flagship high street stores. With huge outlets for H&M and Topshop, this is the mainstream shoppers paradise, and the perfect place to find the season’s best bargains. What’s more guests at the centrally located Grand Park Hotels will find Oxford Street just a stones throw or short tube journey away.
East London’s Broadway Market is a hidden gem tucked away in the hip and happening Hackney hub. With weekend food markets and plenty of boutique fashions hops, you’ll also find vintage markets and the nearby London Fields as a great stop off point for the weary. With the sun shining and the nearby canals glistening, you’ll be absolutely spoilt, especially with the wide array of alluring cafes and bars lining the streets
Highgate Charity Shops
North London;s charity shop culture doesn’t get any better than the area of Highgate. With its wealthy locals, Highgate charity shops are full of designer brands and leafy parks, making it the perfect spot for a bit of bougie bargain hunting.
Tucked away near Sloane Square, the area of Carnaby Street is famous for its boutique shopping experiences, perfect for gift ideas and special treats. Alongside its glitzy clothes shops, suit tailors and high end homeware outlets, Carnaby Street is famous for its gourmet cafes, where you’ll find refreshing English and even Indian afternoon tea services.
Another central gem for independent and high street shops galore, Covent Garden offers up extensive Nike outlets alongside beautiful marketplaces. Whether you’re looking for a Moomin mug or a city centre pub squished down an alleyway, Covent Garden holds a rich tapestry of shopping surprises.
Shepherd’s Bush and Hammersmith
This expansive area of West London has seen a lot of development in recent years, bringing high street and charity shops to the area to accommodate for its changing face as a thriving and progressive arts hub. With nearby White City offering up shopping centres, you have the best of both worlds when it comes to fashion and style.