Travel to London’s West End for shopping, restaurants and bars and entertaining nights out.
Travel to the West End
London's West End is a magnet for shoppers wanting a choice of flagship department stores, high street favourites and quirky and interesting boutiques.
Getting here: Take Southeastern trains to Victoria, Charing Cross, London St Pancras International, Stratford International or Waterloo and hop on a Tube to Tottenham Court Road, Oxford Circus or Bond Street.
Fun things to do...
You are spoilt for choice with some of London's finest shopping streets. Oxford Street, Regent Street, Bond Street and St Christopher's Place offer top stores such as Hamleys, the Apple Store, Selfridges and the flagship Topshop. Wander into Soho for interesting fabric shops in Berwick Street and Liberty, not to mention Carnaby Street and Kingly Court for something a little different.
Fortnum & Mason
Fortnum & Mason is an elegant food store that has stood on Piccadilly since 1707, a magnet for food lovers and those seeking a slice of luxury. Visitors to the store can experience four different delicious destinations. The Wine Bar, serving small plates. Cake, coffee and decadent ice creams on First Floor at The Parlour. Enjoy a cocktail in the relaxed or take afternoon tea in the elegant Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon.
Be a culture vulture
Just a few minutes' walk from Charing Cross station you can see some glorious paintings – from old masters to the impressionists - in the National Gallery. You can also gaze on the likenesses of the famous – both historical and current – in the National Portrait Gallery. Both are free to wander around – you only pay for special exhibitions.
Use one of these offers and book your tickets in advance for a cheap day out.