Let’s talk about the importance of souvenirs inspiration for the best London souvenirs that you cannot leave the UK without. Below I will be sharing tips for must have souvenirs from London as well as where you can get them from. This includes easily accessible gift shops in London as well as London souvenirs shops online.
Souvenirs allow us to remember the amazing places we have visited, the people we have encountered and our experiences of the city. Beyond that buying gifts for London ones also means that those memories can be shared with others so its no longer just your experience. Those memories of your trip live on in the gift that you bring back from your trip.
Best London Souvenir Shops And Map
Below are some of London’s easily accessible souvenir shops. All close to London tourist sights. While checking out Big Ben, Oxford Street, St Paul’s Cathedral, or London Eye you can easily grab the perfect London Souvenir to bring back home with you. These are also where you can easily get those cool ‘I love London souvenirs’ , big ben souvenirs and other cheap London souvenirs that wont break the bank.
Below I have also included a couple of London’s famous department stores that may not be strictly about souvenirs but you will find everything from make-up, home gifts, clothing, shoes, food as well as London souvenir t-shirts, and many more souvenir gift ideas.
- Westminster Souvenirs
- London Souvenirs
- Crest of London
- Liberty London (Department Store)
- Selfridges (Department Store)
- Harrods (Department Store)
- House of Fraser (Department Store)
- John Lewis (Department Store)
Map of London Souvenir Shops
11 Of The Best London Souvenirs To Buy
A trip to London is a memory you want to keep forever and what better way to store memories than to get beautiful souvenirs to always remind you of your time there!
Confused about what to get, here is a list you can choose from:
Authentic and beautiful, this limited edition fine bone china mug. Milly Green London Souvenirs range from cute and edible items sweets and biscuits, to notepad and mugs that were designed to celebrate the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle and is one you should definitely get if you are a lover of all things Royal family.
Need an umbrella for all occasions? Well this one is for you! It is a compact size that fits neatly into your handbag. It features a lightweight, wind-resistant frame and a large canopy with quirky, colourful illustrations of some of London’s most famous streets and sights which makes it a great souvenir item.
Never mind trinkets and keyrings, chocolate is the perfect reminder of your visit to London. Every box in the Godiva collection is hand-illustrated by in-house artists, and this time the British capital gets a makeover in the Souvenir selection. What’s inside is even better: milk, white and dark chocolate treats with creamy, fruity and nut-filled centres. There’s a memento in every bite.
This key ring is the embodiment of simplicity, with a sleek stainless steel chain and minimal lock, it allows keys to be accessed efficiently and with minimal fuss. Adorn your keys with a patriotic twist, the contemporary Great Britain Keyring from Jacks & Co features a red, a white and a blue monotone union jack trinket and a branded trinket. Also cool is this Harrods crown keyring and the Harrods Big Ben Keyring.
Take note with these London inspired notebooks from Alice Tait. These softcover notebooks are flexible and sturdy, making it the perfect travel companion. Perfect for those looking for London souvenirs for kids but also works for adults too.
Take your penmanship skills to the new heights with the Great Britain Ballpoint Pen from Jacks & Co. A simple metal coated option embellished with an all-over print of union jacks. This twist unlocking pen boasts a paperclip, perfect for attaching it on to your chest pocket for easy access. If you are after more pen souvenir gifts, they also have the London Ballpoint.
Among must-have souvenirs from London, this tea time gift set includes chocolate chunk biscuits, 10 boxed teabags and a ceramic mug. Delightfully presented in the celebrating Britain print, it will make a perfect gift for family members and friends.
Need ideas for souvenirs for friends and family? Look no further than these delicious shortbread biscuits will make the perfect accompaniment to afternoon tea. The design of the tin is inspired by an exquisite cobalt blue and white Sèvres water jug and basin, in the Royal Collection, dating from 1771.
The decorations depict festoons of flowers and garlands of carnations, roses, cornflowers and harebells, suspended from elaborate borders around which insects, butterflies and exotic birds perch and weave. Also available in the Coat of Arms tin as well as the Longest Reigning Monarch Biscuit Tin.
A much-loved Lewis bear here sports an eye-catchingly patriotic blue and white jumper, emblazoned with the Union Jack. He makes a wonderful companion for children and adults alike. He standing at 27cm tall, Lewis has a soft, plush finish, with ‘John Lewis’ stitched in multicoloured thread into his right paw.
A delicious selection of 9 milk and dark chocolates, in a beautiful box, decorated with the Union Flag.
Playfully patriotic, these Union Jack cufflinks lend a splash of colour to your standard suit. Featuring a classic clasp fastening and rectangular shape, they also give a fun finish to a crisp white shirt. If you are looking for the perfect London souvenir ideas for your partner, this one is up there. Durable and last as long as you keep them. Also availble are 1st class stamp cuff-links and London black cab taxi cuff-links.
The Best London Souvenir Shops Online
Below are some of the best London souvenirs shops online. Most of these will also deliver to your hotel as well as 24hr delivery. You can also walk into any of the below apart from Amazon which you can have delivered to many delivery points in the city. You can find everything from luxury souvenirs to cheap London souvenirs online from clothing to food items. Allowing you to find the perfect family souvenir ideas.
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