7 Best Christmas Shopping Experiences by the Thames

A shopping trip on the south bank of the Thames is a far more pleasant and romantic affair hefting your body weight in presents whilst striving salmon-like against the hordes surging along Regent Street. Here’s where to go……


Christmas Treats at Southbank

With spindly trees dressed in sparkling fairy lights, the spicy scent of hot mulled wine and warm mince pies permeating the crisp winter air, warmly illuminated market stalls brimming with an eclectic mix of festive goods and a host of events and activites well-befitting London’s cultural heart…


Christmas at Greenwich

With a heritage dating back to the 18th Century, Greenwich Market is widely considered one of London’s best, famed for the vibrancy, originality and quality of its wares.


Greenwich Christmas Lights & Lantern Procession

Start your Christmas festivities in Greenwich, with the traditional lantern procession, led by local school children, and the switching on of the Christmas Lights.


Southbank Winter Festival

Billed as a “Season of Magical Encounters”, the Southbank Centre’s Winter Festival brings an exciting mix of culture, shopping and music to London’s riverside.
There’s so much on, I’ll get straight into the highlights (click the link for ticketing and more info on