Anyone heading to London for a weekend of shopping will have one place at the top of their bucket list, Oxford Street. The famous high street is home to hundreds of luxury boutiques and shops that attract millions every year.
Any parents looking to take a break from the kids this season with a trip to The Piccadilly London West End Spa can make the most of their stay by taking advantage of our London West End hotel deals. We’ve also put together a list of the best places to find fun gifts and souvenirs you can take back to the kids.
Whether you’re shopping for a little princess or a dashing prince, the iconic Disney Store on Oxford Street is a treasure trove of wonder and excitement. From classic fairy tale titles to modern adventures like Frozen, you’ll find all sorts of toys, outfits and accessories. Browse the huge collection of fancy dress items and let your little one step into the shoes of their favourite character or take a look at all of the books and find something that would make a wonderful new bedtime story. Thanks to our London West End hotel deals, you’ll have no worries filling up your basket.
If you only have time to visit one toy shop during your stay in London, this famous multi-storey treasure trove is a must-see. Hamleys first opened its doors in 1760 under the name Noahs Ark and has since then evolved into the megastore we know today. More than just a place to buy a quick gift, Hamleys is a wonderland of excitement and adventure where you can find everything from books and DVDs to dolls and sports toys. Whether your kids are into science and puzzles or action figures and building blocks, you’ll find something for them.
If you’re planning on leaving your teenager behind as you venture off on a romantic couple’s getaway to London, RED5 is the perfect place to find a gift that you can bring back to them. With a huge range of gadgets and gizmos, the shop will have you browsing for hours. From flashing lights to novelty bottle openers, there’s always something new and exciting to discover. Be sure to check it out during your trip and odds are, you’ll decide to treat yourself to something while you’re there.
If you really want to treat your little ones to a gift they’ll love, take a trip to the Build-A-Bear Workshop and create a new friend for them to play with. The famous bear shop has become a favourite for kids all over the country thanks to the unique process that lets you pick your own style of bear and dress it up in whatever clothes and accessories you like. This is a great way to give your little one a unique gift that they can treasure always as a memento from London.
Is Hamleys the biggest toy shop?
Hamleys is the Oldest and the largest toy store in regent street now
Where is Hamleys in London nearest tube station?
The closest tube station is the Oxford Circus, Picadilly Circus and the Regent Street.