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Treat your child like royalty in Britain

Monday 13 Mar, 2017


Princess Charlotte, the daughter of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, turns two on May 2. Looking to treat your little one like royalty on their special day? From designers such as Burberry and Ralph Lauren to boutique stores filled with hand-picked items, there's plenty of choice to spoil birthday boys or girls in Britain.


Get lost in Harrods' enchanted forest or become a real princess, London

Head to Harrods' 26,000 square-foot Toy Kingdom for the ultimate multi-sensory experience, complete with enchanted forest, intergalactic science lab, curious sweet emporium and toy 'grand canyon'. On the fourth floor you can find The Harrods Disney Room where, until June 1 2017, young princesses can enjoy the Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique. Their very own Fairy Godmother-in-Training will help them choose their hairstyle, face paint and nail colour, while the royal experience includes exclusively-designed ball gowns in luxurious fabrics, a princess tiara, a crystal Cinderella slipper, and 11 princess dolls. 


Get your fashion fix with Burberry, Manchester

Enjoy a shopping spree at the Intu Shopping Centre in Manchester where a deluxe selection of luxury children's garments await at Burberry in the iconic Selfridges. Little ladies can wrap up in chilly weather with a black quilted shearling and leather trim coat for £695, or be the belle of the ball in a black and gold spot silk dress for £475. Little gentleman can look the part in a classic navy suit for £450. Choose from classic pieces, smart accessories, and seasonal essentials.


Staple pieces for style icons in-the-making, Leeds

Harvey Nichols in Leeds, home to luxury and designer brands, offers a wealth of sumptuous clothing to choose from for little fashionistas. Book an appointment with its style concierge and let its team help you choose that extra-special outfit from their range of kids' wear. Choose from Stella McCartney, Fendi or Gucci for those wardrobe must-haves, or Marie Chantel, Pepa & Co, and Armani Kids for style icons in-the-making.


Enjoy a private birthday party at Hamleys, Cardiff or London

The special birthday girl or boy can celebrate at the ultimate party in Hamleys toy store in Cardiff, the Welsh capital, or London. Choose from a variety of themed experiences at the exclusive event, and have the whole party room to yourself! There's the superhero party, a safari experience or a tea party to choose from. Expect fun and games from the Hamleys team, Hamleys invitations, party food, a Hamleys gift bag for each child, and an extra special gift for the birthday child. What's more the excitement of Hamleys store awaits afterwards where hundreds of toys can be browsed. 

For an extremely special treat, the London branch also offers the chance to sleep over in its iconic Regent Street flagship store. Your birthday boy or girl will be treated like a celebrity, with a red carpet rolled out for their arrival, and a host of included activities and treats.   


Find the latest fashion for your little VIPs

Head to Petite Pomme in Glasgow where you'll find designer children's wear ranging in lines from the French favourite Lili Gaufrette to the classic British label D'arcy Brown. From the classic pieces of Il Gufo, to the practical style of Petit Bateue, mini shoppers are sure to find something that takes their fancy. Look out for staple pieces from Jean Bourget, Eliane et Lena, IKKs, Rykiel enfant, Ralph Lauren, Dodi Petto, Sarah Louise and Old Soles shoes. The boutique provides design wear for new-borns up to girls age 14 and boys age 12.


For more information contact:

  • VisitBritain Media Team

Related Images
Harrods  - The Harrods Disney room, on its Fourth Floor, London
Hamleys - Hamleys toy shop on Regent Street
Harvey Nichols  - Harvey Nichols Shop signs in Leeds