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Stanfords, London

4.3
#79 of 412 in Shopping in London
Gift & Specialty Shop · Hidden Gem · Shopping
Indulge your wanderlust at Stanfords, a quaint bookshop dedicated to travel. Staffed with experienced and knowledgeable help and stocked with maps and guides, the shop caters to travelers. Pick up gear for your next journey, including notebooks and compasses, or cozy up with a hot chocolate in hand and ponder your next destination. Before you head to London, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly London trip itinerary builder, to make sure you see all that London has to offer, including Stanfords.
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  • Upstairs it is quite a small bookshop with lots of gifts for Christmas stockings. Downstairs is much bigger with loads of specific maps which you wouldn't find in other bookshops. Lots of globes as....  more »
  • On our latest visit to London, we were looking for an Outlet which might stock Calendars featuring old Maps (my Son loves them), so we found "Stanfords" online, and with no great difficulty made our.....  more »
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  • I can’t believe map company could still survive in today’s digital world! But it’s a good thing! So glad to see there are so many people still come to the brick-and-mortar store to buy paper prints! The atmosphere is pretty nice! Made you would love to explore the world more!
  • Best map shop in London, a great place to spend an hour or two browsing. New location is smaller than the old store but still has a great range of maps and travel guides along with useful bits of kit.

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