Denmark Street is a famous destination for music shops. It is is located near Oxford Street.

Denmark Street has been a significant part of London’s music industry, and it has housed music publishers, music shops and musicians. Elton John and Bernie Taupin have both written music in the studios on the street. The Sex Pistols have lived in the houses on the street.

Nowadays many guitar shops are the most significant reason people visit. The street is only 108m long, and you can easily give it a visit while on a shopping trip on Oxford Street. Some of the shops specialise in specific fields, like vintage and rare guitars, basses and amplifiers.

Getting there

The nearest underground station is Tottenham Court Road (Central, Northern), which is only a few minutes away by foot.


Denmark Street is near Oxford Street at the end of Tottenham Court Road. The British Museum is about 5 minutes away.