Sometimes our local shops and town centres can be quite repetitive, showing the same things and having the same experiences over and over. Why not mix it up now and then and treat yourself to a trip to a different shopping centre, a whole new experience and options to choose from. Below, we’ve listed some of our favourite places to go shopping around the UK and why.
The Trafford Centre
This offers a range of services being two stories you have access to almost 200 stores ranging from luxury to affordable. At The Trafford centre you have almost everything at your feet from an arcade gaming area, designer stores to a glamorous bar. You could spend a full day here which is possible with their 24 hour free parking available all around the building.
One could start their day strolling around the shops, have a bite to eat and finish your day off at the cinema. If that wasn’t enough, you also have Sea Life attached to this shopping centre that offers more than just a service but also an experience – a good day out with your partner, friends or family.
Victoria Leeds is one of the leading Leeds shopping centres, with beautiful architecture comprised of its glass-roofed victorian appeal. Within its doors hold many luxury shops, with the further options of popular dining restaurants such as The Ivy and Ivy Asia as well its live bar open 24/7. You don’t have to miss out when you come to Leeds. The options are endless and can be a fun day out or even night out with happy hour running Sunday through Friday, 5pm till 7pm. Victoria Leeds shopping shouldn’t go missed when you visit leeds!
If you ever go to London you have to go to the Camden Markets. Not only do they have unlimited options throughout the year whether it’s jewellery, food, and or second hand clothes there is a stall for you, there is also a lovely christmas market feel to it when it gets to that colder season. Don’t let busy London put you off this one, it’s full of independent markets, which offer unique one of a kind items and delicious food options around every corner. Surrounded by a canal, this area can turn into a beautiful place to have a few drinks with your friends or partner, close to the tube and endless options to choose from.
Designer fashion can be expensive, that’s where Chesire Oaks come in, it offers a range of your favourite designer whether that be a new pair of Ugg boots or a beautiful Coach bag with up to 60% off. This can be a very first come first served basis, therefore, a few visits should be taken to this spot cause you might get very lucky. This designer outlet experience can be thrilling especially if it’s a good shopping experience, however, don’t be disheartened if not, there are constant restocks and there’s no harm in making a day out of it.