Knightsbridge is one of London’s most fashionable and exclusive areas, famed for its designer shops and residences. The internationally famous Harrods Can be found on Brompton Road. Harrod’s is Europe’s biggest department store. In 1831 Harvey Nichols was founded. There are many other designer stores in the area with Jimmy Choo and Manalo Blahnik also having their flagship stores here. Sloane Street boasts many designers with Prada, Gucci, Chanel, Armani, Katharine Hamnett all within walking distance of each other.
Where is Knightsbridge? It is a 5 minute walk from Knightsbridge Station in zone 1. Knightsbridge serves the Piccadilly line.
Did you know? Harrods sold a teddy bear, which was gifted to a little boy called Christopher Robin, the bear was named Winnie the Pooh. Boy and bear became the muse for a series of stories written by the boy’s father A.A. Milne. England’s first moving staircase was installed in Harrods in 1898, customers were offered brandy and smelling salts when they disembarked the escalator.