There are some marvelous places around the globe for exclusive shopping and London happens to be a leader on the list. London is a shopper’s paradise offering everything a discerning buyer could possibly want.
Here are some of the best areas and places to pick up something unique from your London shopping stint while staying at Belvoir Castle.
Exclusive brands, designer fashions, fine art and jewels abound on Bond Street. This is home to some of the world’s most illustrious retailers including Chanel, Burberry, Jimmy Choo, Dolce & Gabbana, Louis Vuitton and Tiffany & Co., to name a few. Bond Street is in London’s popular West End which has become renowned for gracious living. Since 1700, Bond Street has been a stomping ground for stylish and influential people.
Dover Street Market
You’ll find a unique shopping experience at Dover Street Market in St. James’s. Prestigious labels are everywhere at this cutting-edge venue. Dover Street Market's stripped industrial space is spread over six floors and includes dedicated areas for fashion pop-ups and a bakery. Discover the latest Comme des Garçons trends, alongside established and up-and-coming designers including Balenciaga, Gucci and Dries van Noten. Browse clothing, accessories, bags, jewelry and much more. You’ll find Dover Street Market near Piccadilly Circus and Leicester Square.
Fortnum & Mason
Fortnum & Mason has been selling food, luggage, homewares and clothes to London's finest since 1707. The official grocer to the Queen, this beautiful store has four restaurants and sells the most indulgent foodstuffs. The store is famous for its tea and stocks everything you need to make afternoon tea a memorable occasion, from bone china teapots to exclusively designed tea sets. Fill your cup with the very best teas and infusions or create a personalized blend assisted by in-house experts.
Make sure to plan a trip to the iconic department store Harrods in Knightsbridge. A luxury shopping destination for more than 160 years, you'll find exclusive collections, top-notch restaurants and outstanding customer service. The store has eight floors showcasing the finest products in food, fashion, homeware and technology. Shop for top international brands, such as Valentino, Prada and Dior, or browse Salon du Parfums, housing the finest fragrances exclusive to Harrods. Don't miss the famous Harrods Food Hall where you'll find a range of culinary treats, including tea blends, bespoke cakes, hampers, wine and more.
This glorious penthouse in the St. James neighborhood is one of the most dramatic luxury vacation homes in London. Penthouse William is close to some of the city’s most iconic landmarks such as Buckingham Palace, the Eye, Big Ben, Green Park and the Westminster Palace. A private elevator navigates nearly 8,000 square feet of living space on two floors. Five stately bedrooms can accommodate up to 10 guests who will also relish the first-class amenities like a gym, massage room, cinema room, office and bar. Your stay includes full services and support from your LVH team.
Shopping is King's Road's obsession, where you'll find an eclectic mix of trendy boutiques, unique labels, designer shops and high-street staples, alongside a vast array of cafes and eateries. It's also a great place for inspirational interior design, with Peter Jones, India Jane, Anthropologie and French Connection all vying for attention. Check out the store where punk was born in the 70s at Vivienne Westwood's shop and make sure not to miss the treasure trove of antiques at the Chelsea Antiques Market.
Since opening its doors in March 1909, Selfridges London has been so much more than a shop – it’s a creative playground where you can socialize, be inspired and explore positive ideas. Anything and everything can be found here – from women and men’s wear, to beauty products, food, toys, lifestyle and tech products. And if you get a bit weary from shopping, you can have a bite to eat at one of the store’s restaurants.
Covent Garden is one of London’s most-loved neighborhoods in the heart of the West End. Across nine streets and one historic piazza, discover the very best of London’s dining scene and extraordinary shopping and lifestyle experiences, with something new to enjoy every time you visit. Some shops include agnés b., Balthazar, Chanel, Deciem, Guerlain, L’Occitane, Tiffany & Co., and Tom Ford. Discover more than 200 brands from around the Covent Garden neighborhood. And with heated al fresco dining areas, you can still enjoy piazza views at some of the most notable eateries.
Oxford Street is a one-stop shop for all kinds of items. No matter your interest, whether it’s interior design, clothing or technology, you’ll find it here. It’s one of the busiest streets in London with more than 300 shops, outlets, stores, and choices from British and international designers. Some designers you’ll find here include: Muji, Zara, Massimo Dutti and Warehouse.
When you are staying at Belvoir Castle and would like to go to London for a special shopping adventure, LVH can take care of all the plans for you. Spend a few nights in an elite, private residence with full services and 24/7 support. We invite you to reach out to an LVH client relations professional who will begin planning your London side visit. Our primary concern is your happiness, so we will also fashion a custom itinerary based on your wishes, whatever they may be.