Located in the Bayswater area of the capital, Whiteleys is considered to be one of the best places to ship in West London.
Opened again in 1989, the Whiteleys Shopping Centre houses several shops, bars and restaurants to choose from. It even houses an Odeon Cinema whilst you can take advantage of numerous home and electrical stores.
Some of the shops on offer to visitors include HMV, Starbucks, Dune, Karen Millen, Gap, Jigsaw, Kurt Geiger, French Connection, Ernest Jones and many more. There is even a bowling alley, Pizza Express and YO Sushi that can be found inside and Le Café Anglais under the helm of renowned chef Rowley Leigh.
Meanwhile, when it comes to lifestyle brands, you will not be disappointed either thanks to the wealth of choice available. This includes Vodafone, HMV, Jessops, Orange and many more. Whiteleys has the ability to provide an extensive choice of additional stylish independent boutiques which introduce some of the hottest young designers around which blends perfectly with all your regular and well-known high street fashion shops.
To explore the magnitude of shops on offer at the Whiteleys, visitors need to arrive at either Queensway or Bayswater which are the closest tube stations.
Both lie in Zone 2 of the underground system and are served by the Circle and District lines. It should take no more than a 5 minute walk in order to reach your destination.
The closest rail station is London Paddington. Opening hours are from Monday to Saturday between 10am and 8pm. Sundays are from 12pm until 6pm.
Here, visitors can have the chance to explore a number of local attractions. These include such delights as Hyde Park.
Stretching more than 140 acres across, this is one of the most important royal parks in London and boasts a pond as well as different types of sporting activities to choose from that you can participate in. These feature horse riding, tennis not to mention athletics and much more.
In addition to this, Hyde Park is home to Speakers Corner where you can have the chance to get on your soapbox and debate the latest topics from politics to religion and much more. Other highlights that you will find inside feature the Serpentine Lake that offers a delicious café not to mention the Gallery where you can gaze at several types of exhibitions throughout the entire year.
We cannot forget to mention the memorial fountain that pays homage to the late Diana, Princess of Wales. Kensington Gardens and Palace are also within touching distance which is steeped in history while Notting Hill is easily accessible from this particular location.
This will encourage you to spend as there is an extensive collection of designer stores and unique shops that will make you mouth water. One to watch out for is Melt, a well renowned chocolate shop based in the heart of Notting Hill. Check out their array of spectacular flavours and fillings which will make you want to return again and again.