Leeds is a shopaholic’s dream – from the elegant Corn Exchange, to the exquisite Victoria Quarter, and the vibrant Kirkgate Market, the city caters for every taste.
Leeds city centre
Leeds city centre is a hub of shopping activity with the city centre attracting a range of upmarket retailers including the very first Harvey Nichols outside of London; leading the city to be dubbed ‘Knightsbridge of the North’. You’ll find Harvey Nichols in the Victoria Quarter shopping centre along with some other popular retailers like Ted Baker, Vivienne Westwood, Karen Millen and much more. The shopping centre is in the heart of the city within close proximity to bus and railway stations. It’s a must see during your visit to Leeds – especially if you’re a shopaholic.
Leeds Corn Exchange
Leeds Corn Exchange is over 150 years old and is one of Britain’s finest Victorian buildings. The buildings striking features provide the perfect backdrop for a shopping experience like no other. The shopping centre is home to a range of independent fashion boutiques like Twit-Woo Vintage and Little Pink Wardrobe. It also has a great choice of gift stores, health and beauty stores, jewellery stores and more.
Trinity Leeds is one of the city’s newest and largest shopping destinations with over 120 shops, bars, cafés and restaurants to choose from. It is ideally located in the heart of the city between Briggate Street and Albion Street. It’s open 7 days a week and provides the perfect place for late night shopping from Monday to Saturday. You can find a range of shops here from designer stores like Armani Exchange and DKNY to high street favourites like H&M and Primark.
If you love soaking up the atmosphere at local markets then check out Kirkgate Market during your visit to Leeds. It’s home to some of the most intriguing traders in the city and is a shopper’s paradise for local, fresh food and drink, flowers and much more. Jamie’s Ministry of Food is also a popular spot amongst shoppers and can be found here. It’s the largest market in Leeds and is located in the city centre – each day has a different offering with Tuesday, Friday and Saturday operating as a general market. If you love your vintage clothing then check out the second hand clothing stalls on a Monday, the flea market is open on a Thursday and the Asian Bazaar is open on a Wednesday.
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