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Luxury Shopping on Bond Street (1.3 Km)

Updated: Feb 8

INTRODUCTION

This route focuses on London’s famous Bond Street shopping streets from Oxford Street to Piccadilly. It is famous for its many elegant stores, exclusive brands, designer fashion, luxury goods, fine jewels, art and antiques. Bond Street is in the heart of historic Mayfair. It has always been a haven for gracious living since its foundation in the early 1700s and a playground for society’s wealthiest, most stylish and influential people.


Luxury Shopping on Bond Street - Content overview


View along New Bond Street by Cartier and Ralph Lauren

 

LOCATION - Luxury Shopping on Bond Street

Luxury Shopping on Bond Street - Photorun Route map

Start and Finish


Start at Bond Street Station on Oxford Street and end at Green Park Station.

The best time to do this photorun is on weekends in the early morning when it is quiet and free from crowds and heavy traffic.

 

GETTING TO KNOW THE AREA - HIGH-SPEED VIDEOS


The Google map and the summary video are useful to have open when doing these Photoruns. They will help you remember the route and prevent you from getting lost.


Route at a Glance Video.


This short video (1:25 minutes) gives a quick overview of the route and the sights and then shows you what the route would look like if you were running it at about 25 mph. It's a great way of getting familiar with the route before you do it for real.


 

GETTING TO KNOW THE AREA - GOOGLE MAP


This is a 'My Google Maps' depiction of the route with photographs of the sites. This is available on the desktop or mobile by clicking on the map. The mobile version does allow you to get directions to points on the map and will show you your location. However, its behaviour does depend on the browser and application you use. (Google Chrome seems to be the best).


Luxury Shopping on Bond Street - Photo Location on My Google maps


Strava Maps Link




The Plotaroute map is an alternative guide where you can download the route to a device once you navigate past the adverts. Use the link below.



 

VIRTUAL TOUR OF THE AREA

Luxury Shopping on Bond Street

Click on the maps below and go on a virtual tour of the shopping area.


360 virtual tour - Luxury Shopping on Bond Street

Use the red route to explore this location by looking around in 360, taking in the sights and sounds, listening to an audio recording about the location and going on a virtual tour.

 

PHOTO GALLERY OF THE AREA


This will gallery provides a descriptive and visual reference to many sights along this photoroute. Double-click to see its full size.


 

SIGHTS - TOUR GUIDE


This short (3:46 minute) video gives you a quick guided tour of some of the sites on this route.




 

HISTORY OF THE AREA


These history videos provide you with a history of the area and a history of shopping in the west end of London.


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7:26 Minutes


 

WHERE TO EAT, DRINK AND BE MERRY

This map shows you the Eat Drink and be Merry locations in the West End Shopping area and how they link to the other shopping photoruns.

Luxury Shopping on Bond Street - Places to eat, drink and be merry

Click on the map to find out more about all these areas.

 

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