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Trendy Shops Regent Street and Carnaby Street (1.1 Km)

Updated: Feb 8

INTRODUCTION

This shopping Photo run takes you along a large part of Regent Street and all of Carnaby Street to offer you over three-quarters of a mile of fantastic shops and trendy things to buy. Due to its status as a place for fashion and its length, Regent Street is sometimes called the “Mile of Style”, whilst Carnaby Street was historically known as the epicentre of Swinging London. ​


Trendy Shops Regent Street and Carnaby Street - Content Overview

Liberty London - Great Marlborough Street

 

LOCATION - Trendy Shops Regent Street and Carnaby Street

Trendy Shops Regent Street and Carnaby Street -  Photorun route Map

Start and Finish

Start Piccadilly Circus- End Oxford Circus

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.

 

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.

Trendy Shops Regent Street and Carnaby Street.

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).


Trendy Shops Regent Street and Carnaby Street - Photo Location Map



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


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

360 Virtual tour of the Trendy Shops Regent Street and Carnaby Street

Use the blue 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 (1:49 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.


8:11 Minutes



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.

Trendy Shops Regent Street and Carnaby Street -  Places to eat drink and be merry

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

 

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