Best Toy Shops in the UK

Best Toy Shops in the UK


Selfridges is the second largest and largest selling baby product in London and can be found at 400 Oxford Street, Marylebone, Marble Arch tube station. The trading network has been operating since 1909; there are also branches in Manchester and Birmingham. The famous building is located north of Bond Street.

The toy shop children’s department contains toys, a giant construction set, sets of leading brands:

  • Tinylove;
  • Lego;
  • Barbie;
  • Babyborn
  • Transformers;
  • My Little Pony.

Parents can safely leave the child with the animators, while at this time take their leisure time – do hair or makeup, buy groceries, go to the cinema. Stylish clothes from top manufacturers are also sold here.

Prices at Selfridges are designed for upper-middle-income categories of the population and tourists. But every year there is a total sale. You can recognize her by the crowd of passers-by with the signature bright yellow Selfridges-Sale bags.

Benjamin Pollock’s Toyshop

One of the oldest shopping malls in England, located at 44 The Market, Covent Garden, has been open since 1856. The store is located in the very center of London and occupies two buildings from past centuries. You need to get off at the Piccadilly-Circus metro station.

The museum shop contains collectible toys from different eras, including the Victorian. Entrance to the museum – 1.50 EUR for children and 3 EUR for parents. On the floor above, you can shop. Opening hours – from 10:00 to 17:00 daily, except Sunday.

The main focus of the store is fairy tales and theatrical performances. Here tourists can buy carnival costumes, 3D theaters, handmade toys, books based on English folk tales and the works of Carroll, Kipling, Milne. There is a wide variety of theatrical masks, ballet dresses, puppet theaters, music boxes, instruments, kaleidoscopes.

Cachao Toy Café

The original shop-cafe for children is located at 142 Regents Park Road, Primrose Hill NW1 8XL. Coming from Bond Street, head northwest to Harringay, then southwest on the A503.

The entertainment facility is located near the London Zoo. Usually, after visiting the zoo, crowds of tourists with children go to the cafe. Here guests will be offered play areas for children with animators, fabulous performances, delicious dishes that children are crazy about – ice cream, pancakes, puddings, berry and fruit pizzas.

Family gatherings in the Cachao cafe are accompanied by purchases of children’s goods:

  • Creator’s Kit;
  • Radio-controlled cars;
  • English dolls;
  • Tin soldiers;
  • Reduced copies of cars;
  • Constructors;
  • Books.