If you’re planning a trip to London in the near future, there’s one thing you won’t be short on and that’s places to shop. The city is a concrete oasis full of the biggest and best marketplaces in the world, specializing in everything from food to fashion.
Our Hyde Park Paddington Hotels are situated in the heart of the city close to all kinds of bustling street markets. Whether you’re looking to update your wardrobe or find the perfect gift for a loved one back home, this selection of markets will leave you feeling spoilt for choice during your stay at the Park Grand London Hyde Park.
Brick Lane Market
Brick Lane, London
If you’ve recently jumped on the vintage bandwagon, Brick Lane is the place to be this season. With a huge selection of stalls and dealers specializing in everything from classic jeans to vintage jewelry, you’ll find everything you need to update your wardrobe. The historic Brick Lane Market has been one of the most popular shopping spots for locals and travelers for years thanks to the vibrant atmosphere and constantly updated selection of goods. The great news for those heading to the city soon is that the market is close to our Hyde Park Paddington Hotels, so you won’t have far to travel for an afternoon of shopping.
Portobello Road Market
Portobello Road, London
This wonderful marketplace is one of London’s oldest and has offered locals a bustling place of trade since the 1800s. Browse the unique selection of stalls in search of a bargain and uncover all kinds of hidden treasures at the many antique dealers that can be found throughout the market. Fans of old-school music can find a wide selection of vintage records including some rare prints. If you’re looking to find a gift for a loved one, there are plenty of stalls that deal in antique and hand-crafted jewelry. There are always wonders to be discovered at Portobello market so be sure to head over there.
Greenwich Market, London
With over 150 stalls dealing in everything from vintage film posters to kid’s toys, you’re sure to uncover a bargain at Greenwich Market. If you only have time to visit one market during your stay at the Park Grand London Hyde Park, this bustling hotspot should be at the top of your list. The market offers families a perfect afternoon of browsing and has something for everyone, whether you’re looking to treat the kids or find something to take home as a memento.
Columbia Road Flowers
Columbia Road, London
For those with green fingers and a love of nature, the Columbia Road Flower Market offers some of the most beautiful plants in the whole of London. The vibrant marketplace is alive with natural beauty and is where you’ll find everything from wildflowers to gardening accessories. Whether you’re a home gardener looking to get some tips and tricks or you’re looking for a beautiful bouquet to give to a loved one, you’ll be spoilt for choice on Columbia Road.