London has a lot of busy markets that locals and tourists both enjoy. Not just the food; the souvenirs and the trinkets that are sprawled all around the area make it a treasure trove of finding something even the thriftiest person would fancy. Maybe one we are most familiar with is the Portobello Market.

Portobello is easily accessible from Notting Hill Gate, Ladbroke Grove and Westbourne Park tube stations and by bus routes servicing Ladbroke Grove and Notting Hill Gate. And yes, Portobello road is where most of the movie Notting Hill was filmed. The Travel Book Shop, where the character Will Thacker works still has its blue paint but is now a souvenir shop, you can see him walking from this side within 5 or 6 minutes into the film, just starting on his day and a few minutes before he meets Anna Scott.Continue Reading…