Oxford St West Shopping and its Famous Department Stores(1.2 Km)
Updated: Mar 8
This shopping route takes you along a section of London’s famous Oxford Street, offering three-quarters of a mile (1Km) of things to buy. It has some of London's best-known department stores, such as John Lewis, House of Fraser, Selfridges and Mark and Spencer's - many of which have been on this street for over 60 years. You may want to look for these down the side streets, such as Duke Street or St Christopher's Place.
Location of the Photorun
Start and Finish
Start at Oxford Circus Station and finish at Marble Arch Station.
The best time to do this photorun is at the weekends in the early morning when it is quiet and free from crowds and heavy traffic.
USEFUL RESOURCES WHEN DOING THE PHOTORUN
The Google map and the summary video are useful to have open when doing these Photoruns. They will help you remember what the route looks like and prevent you from getting lost.
The Plotaroute map is an alternative guide where you can download the route to a device.
Route at a Glance Video.
This short video 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.
SUPPORTING PHOTORUN INFORMATION
This section provides you with a virtual tour, a guide to the sights you can see, a brief history of the area and a gallery of some of the sights with a brief description of each.
Sights Tour Guide
These short videos give you a quick guided tour of some sights on this route.
A Brief 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.
Gallery of Sights
This will gallery provides a descriptive and visual reference to many sights you will see along this photoroute. Double-click to see its full size.
Map and Virtual Tour - Shopping Route
These Visual Maps and guides provide you with a link to an interactive 360 map that you can use to explore several locations in the broader area with 360 views so you can look around (with sound) and have a virtual tour to get familiar with the area before you visit it.