Shopping in London
While there's plenty to do in London aside from heritage attractions, the city's careful preservation policy means that even shopping in London means popping in to historic buildings. It makes it a wonderful place to go bargain hunting – whether you're thinking antique or boutique! There are also plenty of fashion clothes stores to choose from with high end brands waiting to be purchased and worn.
Shopaholics can head for the wonderful Oxford Covered Market for more unusual and retro items. Podarok is a stunning boutique situated in the heart of the city and has a large selection of gifts from homeware to designer jewellery and leather satchels.
Discover London’s only historic market set within a World Heritage site. Surrounded by independent and boutique shops and a well established designer-maker trend means you are sure to find something different. Enjoy a relaxing day out with a great choice of take away food from the market and a range of gastro pubs, restaurants, cafes and wine bars within an easy stroll.
Serious foodies, ravenous workers, local shoppers, camera-snappy tourists – everyone loves the intense, under-the-arches atmosphere of this thriving market. It's busiest on Thursdays to Saturdays, when all the market stalls are open, but you can also buy gourmet treats – including fine coffees, artisan cheeses and Spanish delicacies – from the surrounding shops on other days.