It doesn’t matter when you are visiting London or who you are visiting London with, you should try to factor in the time to do a little bit of shopping. London is known as being a city that thrives on shopping and fashion, so it’ll come as no surprise that there are no shortage of shopping destinations to choose from. One of these is Bayswater, which is popular among locals and visitors. Bayswater is a great place to check out if you are looking to pick up some souvenirs for loved ones or clothes for yourself.
Getting to Bayswater
It doesn’t matter where you are staying in London, it isn’t difficult to get to Bayswater. A lot of people choose to stay in one of the hotels close to Bayswater tube station in order to be close by, but public transport makes travelling from elsewhere just as easy. If you are heading to Bayswater from the Park Grand London Lancaster Gate, you will find the journey to be very quick and easy. In fact, you won’t even need to rely on public transport. Once you leave the Park Grand London Lancaster Gate, you can walk to Bayswater in around 10 to 13 minutes; it’s a distance of just over half a mile. If you do decide to drive or take a taxi, you can be there in under five minutes. Getting to Bayswater is even easier if you are staying in one of the hotels close to Bayswater tube station, as you’re only minutes away from many of the top shops and restaurants.
Shops to Check Out in Bayswater
Bayswater is a popular spot in London, one that’s well known for its fantastic shopping options. There are a lot of shops in Bayswater that are worth checking out, the main one being Whiteleys. Whiteleys was London’s first official department store and back when it opened in 1911, it was considered to be one of the most luxurious places to shop. Even today, it’s known as a department store that has a lot to offer. The building itself is impressive and it’s unlike many of the more modern department store that have since opened in London. Whiteleys is home to a number of popular high street shops and it caters to both male and female fashion. This includes Zara, Marks and Spencer, H&M, Gap and Kurt Geiger. Whiteleys also boasts a number of restaurants and a large cinema, which is ideal if you’re planning to turn your shopping trip into an all-day activity.
One of the great things about Bayswater, is that it’s extremely close to a lot of London’s top spots. Within minutes you can travel to Hyde Park, Notting Hill, Paddington and Marylebone. It doesn’t matter where in London you are staying, it won’t take you too long to get to Bayswater. This is why it continues to be a popular place for tourists to stay, as well as being a popular place for people to visit.