If you can face the crowds, why not consider a Black Friday UK excursion. No we’re not trying to flog coach trips, we’re just saying that, with this year’s Black Friday sales expected to be huge, where better to enjoy them than the bright lights of our capital.

Black Friday UK City Breaks

London is one of the world’s great city destinations, and by far the most popular English city for weekend and short breaks. Many people head to London to take advantage of the finest shopping in the land.So why not combine one of the world’s great cities with one of the great ways to kill time – shopping.

Black Friday UK in London

After all, plenty of people, even Brits, make the annual pilgrimage to New York for Black Friday, and London easily ranks with the American city when it comes to great shopping.Department stores, designer shops and boutiques blend seemlessly with music stores, bookshops, jewellers and restaurants can be found within a short walk of most tube stations.

– Where to head for in London

Oxford Street And KnightsbridgeOxford Street is the busiest shop lined thoroughfare in Europe and it’s where you’ll find the the John Lewis and Selfridges department stores.A short bus ride away, Knightsbridge is famed as the home of Harrods, Harvey Nichols and a host of upmarket boutiques.Covent GardenKnightsbridge is great if you are rich and famous but for the best High Street labels, like Gap, M&S and Monsoon, Covent Garden is the place to head for fashion.Covent Garden is also home to many smaller independent fashion stores and the area will be promoting Black Friday UK with special offers, discounts, late night shopping, street entertainers and mulled wine.Carnaby StreetLikewise, Carnaby Street has a long association with setting trends and the first shopping events began here and in neighbouring Soho, 4 or 5 years ago.Independent stores and smaller chains have more freedom and Carnaby St traditionally has some of the best pre-Christmas offers in London.Of course, if you don’t fancy the bright lights and mince pies there is an alternative to the crowded streets of Mayfair.Shop from home with Black Friday UK Deals every day of the year, right here on the site. From the comfort of your own desktop. Now that’s what I call Black Friday 2011.