UK Shopping breaks

Ah, shopping… the great British past-time. If you love it as much as we do, think about making a weekend of it. After all, the UK has some of the best shopping centres, designer outlets and markets in the world

Indulge in a shopping weekend

Whether you love discounted designer fashion, or vintage boutiques, we have a shopping getaway idea for you.

Westfield Stratford, London

Built in time for the 2012 Olympics, Westfield Stratford City hosts more than 250 big-name brands alongside a luxury bowling alley, a casino, a 17-screen cinema and over 70 restaurants.

The Bullring, Birmingham

A trendy shopping centre smack bang in the middle of Birmingham, the UK's second largest city. The Bullring is the place to go for up-to-the-minute fashion, accessories and more. 

Bicester Village, Oxford

The UK’s leading designer outlet village boasts over 130 stores selling clothing, lingerie, jewellery, homeware, sportswear and more. There’s no better place for a shopping weekend.

Bluewater, Kent

Find all of your high street fashion, beauty and home favourites under one roof at Kent’s Bluewater Shopping Centre. There are plenty of tasty places to go for a bite, too - from Nando’s to Jamie’s Italian. 

Eldon Square, Newcastle

With two of the largest shopping complexes in the UK on your doorstep – intu Eldon Square and intu Metrocentre – you’re bound to head home with a few must-have buys stuffed into your suitcase. 

The Trafford Centre

You’ll be spoilt for choice at the Trafford Centre, the UK’s second biggest shopping centre.
And we’re not only talking about shops. There’s an enormous food court, a cinema and the Legoland Discovery Centre®.

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The best Christmas markets

Soak up the festive atmosphere at one of the UK’s best Christmas markets. From foodie treats to handcrafted gifts and decorations, there are magical markets to suit everyone.

Local guides

UK cities have so much to offer, you’ll struggle to fit it all in. To get a head start, check out our London and Edinburgh guides, or see all our local guide ideas for inspiration on things to do around the UK.