Winter in London is the most magical time of the year! The best time to plan your holiday in the city, witness the streets come to life with a Christmassy and festive mood all around. Adding to the festive atmosphere like no other, the most beloved stores in London showcase dazzling window displays, laden with colourful baubles, fine craftsmanship, artistry, and a festive flair. While you are in the city it’s worth checking them out and taking in the festive spirit.
Think beyond just a warm glow over the snow-filled, chilly streets as a shop’s Christmas dressing in London is often the highlight of the year. Start your day with a scrumptious meal at a restaurant near Paddington London and witness playful and witty themes, showcased in a brand-new light, that is sure to captivate your imagination. Here are some of London’s most iconic retailers, bringing the Christmas spirit to life this year, with their extravagant décor and displays.
Fortnum and Mason
The special time of the year is almost here, so start planning your merriest Christmas with Fortnum and Mason in Piccadilly. If you’re planning to surprise your loved ones with the perfect gift, Fortnum and Mason’s fabulous hampers available in all sizes and handmade advents are the best choice. In fact, with its collection of some of the finest festive ornaments and decorations, you’re sure to enjoy the festive vibe to the fullest. Also, suit yourself to some tantalising Christmas food, available on the first floor, which is the store’s largest space ever dedicated to festive feasting. While you’re sure to be in awe of the store’s magical appeal this year, suit your palate to an authentic British afternoon tea near Paddington at your opulent hotel, to add to your day.
We’re sure you’d have heard the name of Selfridges, one of the best department stores in the world! If a premium shopping experience is on your mind this Christmas, Selfridges has the latest designer collection, must-have gifts and toys for all the family. Be it the cosy puffers or coats you need to spruce up your festive attire, this season or get prepped for a spectacular Christmas with thoughtful gifts, festive decorations, and showstopping hampers, Selfridges has it all for you. Promising an impeccable stay experience, The Chilworth London Paddington will be the perfect abode to soak in the vibrant festive vibes, with some world-renowned shopping destinations at your doorstep. Moreover, with Selfridges handpicked edit of advent calendars for women, men, and kids, browse through a range of must-haves, including signature seasonal fragrances, luxe beauty products, and a mouth-watering collection of chocolates.
There’s nothing quite like the Christmas celebrations at Harrods. So, head to the upscale Knightsbridge area of London and indulge in festive food hall delights, and one-of-a-kind gifts for your loved ones at Harrods. Ring in the most magical time of the year as you witness the iconic luxury department store stocked from floor to ceiling with jewel-like Christmas décor, perfectly adding to the festive vibe with its artsy displays. Browse through an impressive selection of premium accessories, clothing, homeware and more for a memorable experience and oh, don’t forget to click some great pictures!
With so many great experiences to look out for this Christmas in London, make sure you find the time to relax and rejuvenate with a spa near Paddington and have an amazing time celebrating the festivities!