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Christmas Shopping in the City

27 Sep 2017

London has got to be one of the best places in the world for shopping, and there is no more exciting time of year to hit the shops than Christmas. So, if you’re already starting to think about your Christmas shopping trip in the capital, take a look at our advice below as we consider some of the best places in London for a spot of festive shopping.

Covent Garden

If there’s one place in London that you have to visit during the Christmas period, it has got to be Covent Garden. You are sure to get into the festive spirit during your visit as the main square displays one of London’s biggest Christmas trees and impressive decorations adorn the market building.

There are plenty of shops to choose from, many of which will sell the perfect gift, from The Moomin Shop to Benjamin Pollock’s Toy Shop. There are also plenty of market stalls to browse and restaurants and cafés to relax in.

Covent Garden Shopping
Soho

A trip to Soho during the Christmas period makes for a fantastic experience as the area features shops such as the famous toy shop, Hamleys, and the beautiful department store Liberty London.

Liberty London is world-famous for its striking building and fantastic interior. The store itself gives off an almost magical quality at any time of year but, at Christmas, the magic comes to life with incredible displays and stunning decorations. Liberty is a great place to visit if you want to be able to pick up Christmas gifts for the whole family in one place. With everything from clothing and toys, to luxury food items, there is something for everyone here.

Knightsbridge

Knightsbridge is a popular area of London, particularly when it comes to shopping, and Christmas time offers a truly special experience. There are plenty of shops to choose from, but one of the best places for a festive shopping trip has to be the world-renowned department store, Harrods.

Harrods is a luxury department store which sells everything that you could possibly hope for when you are looking for Christmas gifts for your family and friends. You can even purchase Christmas hampers which are available for purchase from September. It’s not just the luxury products that make Harrods special, as Christmas is the time of year when you will get to see fantastic displays and decorations, perfect for getting you into the festive spirit.

Of course, London is full of fantastic places to visit when you are doing your Christmas shopping, and we will be more than happy to help you plan a route for your trip when you choose us for shopping car hire in London.

If you would like to talk to us further about how we can make your Christmas shopping trip in the city even more special, please don’t hesitate to get in touch by calling us on 020 7792 1191, emailing us at enquiries@smartcityweddings.com or by filling out our online contact form.

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