6 Great Spots to Buy Children’s Gifts in Central London

Buy Children's Gifts in Central London

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There’s plenty of great places in London where you can shop for younger visitors – including some amazing toy shops, clothing stores and more. Make sure these great spots are on your shopping list this month to Buy Children’s Gifts in Central London.

Hamley’s Toy Store

Regent Street

Regarded by many as one of the greatest toy shops in the world, Hamley’s Toy Store is a treat for visitors from all over the world while staying at London hotels. Filled with all kinds of wonderful gifts for children, the staff go above and beyond in making the shopping experience extra incredible – dressing up in themed costumes, and showcasing how the toys, games and gifts work so you can try them out before making a purchase.

The Moomin Shop

Covent Garden

The Moomin Shop is one of London’s quirkiest and most unique shops, perfect for buying gifts which kids and big kids alike will love. Exploring the world of the Moomins, this boutique is devoted 100% to Moomin-themed merchandise, and offers everything from books to tableware, memorabilia and figurines.

Visiting with children is particularly special, as the shop has been designed to be a magical experience in itself, with recreations of the Moomin Forest and Moomin Cave as you step inside the store. It’s a store that comes wholeheartedly recommended for guests at the M by Montcalm seeking the perfect gift for younger children as well as those with vivid imaginations.

Oh Baby London

Brick Lane

This independent children’s wear brand is situated in the heart of the East End, and specialize in irreverent designs for trendy parents and babies. The fashion is focused on children between 0-4 but the range continues to grow, and is the perfect spot for exploring the latest in fashionable kidswear before heading to Hankies Marble Arch.

Forbidden Planet

Shaftesbury Avenue

Forbidden Planet is one of the world’s most famous stores for sci-fi and entertainment fans, and an ideal space for buying original gifts, merchandise and more from the world of entertainment. This megastore offers almost unlimited opportunities to browse, so you’re sure to find something which will suit children of all ages – and if they’re tagging along, they’ll enjoy the trip, too! Why not finish your visit with a stop at Chiswell Street Dining Rooms for a great afternoon in the city?

The Disney Store

Oxford Street

As the largest Disney Store in all of Europe, there’s so much to see in this stunning shop! The glass-fronted venue offers plenty of magic touches including the chance to see Tinkerbell and some of Disney’s most-famous princesses all through the day, as well as a regular roster of special events sure to keep the kids entertained.

Benjamin Pollock’s Toyshop

Covent Garden 

Originally founded in Hoxton in 1856, in 1980 this wonderful classic toyshop moved to Covent Garden – and it’s been there ever since. The toyshop sells a range of stunning gifts and toys with a theatrical edge. Expect to find glove puppets, marionettes and other very special items all under one roof.