Carnaby Street

Carnaby Street
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Carnaby Street address

Address:
Carnaby Street
Web:
carnaby.co.uk

How to get to Carnaby Street

Driving:
Service stations and parking near Carnaby Street
Taxis:
Minicab firms close to Carnaby Street
Buses:
3, 6, 7, 8, 10, 12, 13, 15, 23, 25, 55, 73, 88, 94, 98, 139, 159, 176, 390, 453 – Bus tickets in London
Trains:
Oxford Circus BKL CNT VIC, Piccadilly Circus BKL PCL
The nearest train station to Carnaby Street is Oxford Circus
Plan your train journey from Earl’s Court, Euston, King’s Cross, Liverpool Street, London Bridge, Marylebone, Paddington, Victoria, Waterloo or another London tube station:
Train journey to Carnaby Street
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Hotels:
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Craig’s London blog> Read Craig’s review of Carnaby Street  Check out my London blog for a full review, with a video

Good for kids? Value for money? n/a Worth a visit?

The Carnaby Street that we know today started life in 1957 when John Stephen opened up a men’s clothing boutique. It soon attracted like-minded businesses, and within a decade the street was full of fashionable shops selling outrageous outfits.

It gained world fame in the Swinging Sixties, when Carnaby Street and led the world in fashion.

 
  • parloman – “Yeah anyone who is expecting austin powers to run down it with a big brass band are going to be disappointed.”
  • bobby – “I was very disappointed with carnaby street. Maybe it was good once, in the 1960s, but now it is just the same as any other street with the same kind of shops which you would never normally go in. It's nice to take a detour just to see what its like, and to say that you've been there, because its not very far away from oxford street, but its not the kind of place that I would ever go back to.”

> Talk about this attraction

> Craig’s review of Carnaby Street – “I've got that Kinks' song going round and round my head now: "One week he's in polka-dots, the next week he's in stripes, 'cause he's a dedicated follower of fashion." All the beautiful people used to flock down here in their Mary Quant miniskirts to buy their embroidered bell-bottoms, patterned kaftan scarves and velvet flares. They called them the "Ca… continued”

If you enjoy this then try: King’s Road (catch the tube from Oxford Circus to King’s Road); Oxford Street (you can walk it in 7 mins); Regent Street (you can walk it in 6 mins) and Soho (you can walk it in 4 mins).

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