You may fancy a rifling through vintage clothes and accessories at a Camden-style market, or perhaps you’re on for treating yourself at a designer boutique. Maybe your Airbnb’s cupboards are looking decidedly empty – in which case a farmers’ market will certainly tempt you. However you like to shop, and whatever you’re looking for, Liverpool is a city with a lot to offer (and often at decent prices).
Those in search of reliable high street names should head straight to Liverpool ONE, a gleaming outdoor complex at the heart of the city, where each building is designed by a different architect. Looking for a bargain? Explore the vintage markets and antique stores in the Baltic Triangle, Liverpool’s up-and-coming creative district, or pop over to Bold Street, which brims with independent boutiques. For a side order of culture, bask in the historic surrounds of Royal Albert Dock, on Liverpool’s Unesco World Heritage Site waterfront, before checking out the gift shop at Tate Liverpool (both are essential things to do here, according to us). And don’t forget to pause for some refreshment during your hard day’s shopping in Liverpool – this city boasts some of the best restaurants in the North West, and endless tempting cafés and bars.
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