So, there I was in London and with just over four hours till my train, my first thought was Borough Market here I come! After turning right out of Carnaby Street and a short walk down Regents Street there I was at Oxford Street station. I headed straight for the ticket booth and £6.60 got me an underground ticket for zones 1 and 2 - all you really need to have a great time in London and to see the major sights.
You need London Bridge station and when you come out (following the signs for Borough High Street) you'll see it to the left a bit, but more or less opposite the station entrance - simples!
After my trip to the market I was straight back on the London underground and off to Harrods.
I love Harrods - see my post on Harrods Food Hall. No trip to London is complete without a visit to see how the over half live!........Boston Terrier puppies were for sale in their pet department for a mere £2500........Oh how the other half live ah?
Here are a few pictures (in no particular order) of the famous Borough Market:
As you will see a fantastic range of fresh produce, fish, meat and more. There's not much you won't find at this market in the way of food - all sorts of weird and wonderful things to be found.
In December Borough Market is open every day, including Sundays, until Christmas Eve.
But for the rest of the year they are open Monday to Saturday. On Monday and Tuesday, not all of the traders are present, but there is still plenty of choice. The full market is in operation Wednesday to Saturday. Click here to find a list of opening times.