The Portobello Road in west London is one of the most markets in the world and it dates back to the 1800s. The market, which sells a variety of items, became famous for its antiques in the 1950s. Portobello Road market is popular among tourists and locals alike. It is one of London’s most iconic markets that attract crowds of tourists throughout the year. There are various stalls here including food items, clothes, ceramics, posters, music and of course a lovely collection of antiques.
The market takes up most of the space down Portobello Road since it stretches for around two miles. There are shops running down the street with a variety of interesting things to purchase however tourists need to be mindful of the rates since everything is very expensive. The Portobello market is easily accessible from the Notting Hill Gate, Ladbroke Grove and Westbourne Park tube station. For those who are taking the bus, you can use the Ladbroke Grove and Notting Hill Gate. In terms of accommodation in London well there’s plenty of options. It’s always best to find hotels in Bayswater London which will clear easy access no only to the Portobello market but also to glorious parks, historic monuments, fancy art galleries and iconic buildings. The Berjaya Eden Park London Hotel is a preferred choice for many not only because of its central location but also for its traditional intimate British charm that that capture its visitors.
The Portobello main market is open on Friday and Saturday while the smaller market operates from Monday to Thursday. Visiting the market will a delightful outing that the whole family can enjoy. You can pick up fresh fruits and enjoy authentic English meals while you are there. Book lovers must check out the travel bookshop.
Jayani Senanayake is a writer who dabbles in travel and all things exotic. Under the pseudonym of Caliope Sage, she writes of the allures that must simply be discovered. Caliope Sage is a writer who dabbles in travel and all things exotic.Google+