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Best Places for Christmas Shopping in London

  • What's On -15-Nov-2018

Where are the best places for Christmas shopping in London?

Whether you want somewhere to shop luxury, high street or you just fancy getting a few bits at a Christmas market, London has everything you need this Christmas. The best part is that everything is so close together. And if it isn’t, the Tube will get you there in no time! So where should we start?

Oxford Circus

Oxford Street is the place to be if you need anything from a toothbrush to a television. Claiming to be London’s busiest street, with over 200 million visitors a year, Oxford Street is mainly made up of high street stores. But, it also features more luxurious brands inside the likes of Selfridges. It’s also only an 8-minute walk from our Grange Langham Court Hotel (seriously ideal for a spree).

It’s the home of various flagship stores such as Topshop, Gap, River Island, Marks and Spencer and many more. These stores are so big you could get lost inside them! So, if you want to visit somewhere with a lot of choice and you aren’t feeling indecisive, Oxford Street is for you.

Get your walking shoes on though, Oxford Street is over a mile long and that’s not including all those stores you’ll be walking around. But look on the bright side, at last you can skip your trip to the gym that day.  


The home of some of the most exclusive designer brands in the world, Knightsbridge is famous for its luxury department stores Harrods and Harvey Nichols, which transform into magical wonderlands during the festive period.

There’s nothing you can’t find inside these department stores. From Santa’s grottos to Champagne Bars you won’t get bored and nor will your children. There’s also a string of other designer stores in and around Knightsbridge, everything from Mulberry to Moncler.

So, if you aren’t on a budget make sure you head to Knightsbridge this December and stay with us at Grange Strathmore Hotel, a short 10 minute drive away from this luxury shopping destination! 

Winter Wonderland

Winter Wonderland, a magical tourist hotspot thousands of people travel to from all over the country, every year. Winter Wonderland includes rides, places to eat and drink, spectacular shows, ice-skating, amusement and not forgetting… shopping! Winter Wonderland holds a traditional style Christmas market every year.

Open from 10am-10pm everyday from the end of November 2018 to the beginning of January 2019, you’ll find yourself handknitted goods, homeware, jewellery, household accessories, clothing and many more Christmassy treats!

So, if you fancy a little trip our Grange Strathmore Hotel is just a short 5 minute walk away from Winter Wonderland.

Westfield Stratford Christmas Shopping

With over 250 shops, Westfield Stratford City has been named the biggest urban shopping and leisure destination in the whole of the Europe. In addition to the wide variety of shops, there is also 65 restaurants, with everything from Chicago Rib Shack to Costa Coffee, you’re likely to find something you fancy.

With lots of festiveness going on this Christmas they are holding some exciting events such as a Santa’s Snowflake Grotto to keep the kiddies occupied and a ‘Christmas Festival’ from the 17th of November which includes live entertainment, musical performances, workshops and festive food and drink. If you’re looking to go on a quiet shopping trip, maybe re-think Westfield!

Our closest Grange hotel to Westfield Stratford is Grange Tower Bridge, which is only 20 minutes away!

A festive weekend in London

If you’re looking to visit London to do some Christmas shopping, make sure you book a room with Grange! Even if you don’t live too far away, who wants to bother travelling home carrying all those shopping bags?! Treat yourself this festive season and come stay with us!  We have many hotels across London you are guaranteed to be close to all the festive fun going on this year.

Check out our other Grange locations around London to and find your perfect Christmas shopping stay. And don’t forget our 15% off flash sale this Black Friday weekend. Valid for this Christmas, redeem your offer here!

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