Shopping in London is widespread from luxury goods found in Mayfair to small, quirky finds in Covent Garden, to large shopping malls found in Westfield.
Shopping in London is an enjoyable experience, especially if you are a tourist and would like spending time snooping around in different shops. As a tourist visiting London, one is not always, sure where to find the best shops for clothes, books, music, electronics and more. London’s known for the best shopping streets each having their own themes and strong points.
Shopping in London is widespread from luxury goods found in Mayfair to small, quirky finds in Covent Garden, to large shopping malls found in Westfield. However, if you are in need of a London shopping experience while visiting we have selected some popular places to list on your itinerary while visiting and viewed here!
But right now for shopping in London we will discuss the Oxford Street shops and see what this famous shopping spot street is overcrowded every single day of the whole year. When it comes to shopping in London, Oxford Street is a lively place with more than 300 different shops, landmark stores, and designer outlets. To benefit from all Oxford Street shops and not miss any of them we recommend you to start from Marble Arch and go along Bond Street and then Oxford Street.
What is Oxford Street offering for your shopping in London?
The famous Oxford Street offers many different shops and Department Stores. Beauty and Grooming, Accessories, Footwear, Gifts & Souvenir, Health and wellbeing, Menswear, Mothers and Baby, Music, Technology, woodenware, Childs wear, Toys and Wedding shops. Also, you can benefit from several Cafés, Bars and Restaurants.
As we have mentioned before to get the best out of Oxford Street shops is better to start from Marble Arch where you can start your shopping in London by visiting Primark. Primark is one of the cheapest fashion shops which offer the latest designer clothes for the family with amazing prices. Here one finds the well-known Selfridges. Some other fabulous stores include John Lewis and Debenhams both scattered among the renowned street. Move from the trampled path and slip into some of the side streets, such as Berwick Street and St Christopher’s Place where one can find several delectable delicacies.
Accessorize, Aldo, Bershka, BHS, Calzedonia, Carpis, Claire’s, Clark, Debenhams, Dorothy Perkins, Dune, Dr. Martens, Foyles, Fossil, Evans, Gap, H&M, House of Fraser, Mango, Marks Spencer, Matalan, Miss Selfridge, Monsoon, Next, New Look, Oasis, Omega, River Island, Russell & Bromley, Top Man, Top Shop, Wallis and Zara are some of the brands and shops that Oxford Street offers for your pleasant shopping in London. Furthermore, you can also get the advantage of numbers of Cafes, Bars and restaurants for refreshments.
Generally, the shops are open from 9-10 am and close at 8-10 pm.
To make your shopping in London more pleasant, most of the shops and department stores offer lifts and escalators to give a better access to each floor. Also, some of the shops and Department Stores offer Baby changing room. Just ask from the information desk.
Click and collect is another service that is available if you don’t have much time. Just online, pay for the item and choose where to collect it. If you have too many items and it’s difficult for you to carrying around your shopping you can ask the shop assistance to send your item by taxi to your hotel or place.
The Emergency number is 999 and you can call the number from any UK telephone in terms of needing Police or medical help.
We wish you a happy shopping in London
How to get to Oxford Street?
By Underground; Access to Oxford Street is very easy. You have choices of 4 underground and start your shopping in London. The nearest undergrounds to Oxford Street are Marble Arch, Bond Street (Both on Central Line-Red Line) Oxford Street (Central Line “Red Line”, Victoria Line “Light Blue” and Bakerloo Line “Brown Line”) and Tottenham Court Road Station (Central Line)
For going to Oxford Street by Bus you have the following bus number to choose:
3,6,8,10,12,13,15,23,25,53,73,88,94,98,113,137,139 and 159.
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