If you’re looking for some of London’s most famous streets to stroll down, window shop and relax, then look no further. Here’s a guide to of some of London’s most iconic streets to explore.
Portobello Road is home to one of the world’s biggest antique markets; Portobello Road Market. During the week, this famous market sells a staple selection of fruit and veg, antiques, household goods and vintage clothes. At weekends however, the market expands, especially on Saturdays, where it goes from Westbourne Grove up to and along Golborne Road, and under the Westway out to Ladbroke Grove. With a vast variety of antiques, clothes, accessories, furniture and so much more, you’ll be spoilt for choice.
Oxford Street is one of London’s favourite spots for a shopaholic. This famous street features some of the trendiest stores to shop at. With over 300 shops to choose from, such as Topshop, American Apparel, Aldo and Zara, you’ll be hitting the streets of London in style. Oxford street is also home is the prestigious, Selfridges, voted the best department store in the world, filled with all the latest designer trends and the best in gifts and accessories.
Under the beautiful arches of Carnaby Street, you can shop for the best in fashion, makeup and accessories. Known for selling the best in British brands, it’s also a great place to find alternative fashion, with shops such as Monki, Irregular Choice and Doc Marten.
For those seeking a little luxury, a trip to Regent Street will be well worth the visit. You’ll be overwhelmed and overjoyed by the variety of designer brands to choose from. This famous street will have something for every shopper, ranging from designer to high street brands; names such as Michael Kors, Zara, All Saints, Armani Exchange and Calvin Klein are just a few brands to choose from. Once you’re done with shopping, you have a choice of luxury bars to go, rest your weary feet and have a little tipple.