Perfect for those who love to shop, Bristol’s home to The Mall Galleries, a busy shopping centre with all your favourite chain stores, and to the Cabot Circus shopping area complete with up-market shops, a huge branch of the Disney Store, department stores, bars and restaurants, as well as a large adventure golf course and a state-of-the-art Showcase Cinema.
Bristol’s Broadmead area features high street favourites and places to drink and dine, and the Clifton Arcade is a beautiful Bristol shopping arcade with independent shops, boutiques and a traditional sweet shop stocking all your retro favourites.
Nearby Cribbs Causeway offers an extensive shopping experience complete with a selection of chain and independent restaurants, a cinema and a bowling alley, and is the perfect place for a family day out, whilst the Christmas Steps Arts Quarter offers a unique shopping experience with a wide range of independent shops including music stores, fashion shops and galleries.
You’ll also want to consider a walk along Park Street. It’s one of Bristol’s most popular shopping areas, and it’s got a great selection of music and fashion shops as well as the Boston Tea Party flagship cafe and Jamie’s Italian Restaurant. You’ll need somewhere to put all those shopping bags, so be sure to book Bristol accommodation with plenty of space.
Michelle is an experienced travel writer with iknow and has travelled extensively across the UK, Spain, Portugal and the USA. When she’s not busy writing for iknow she enjoys spending time touring museums and art galleries and seeking out the best independent shops in Manchester and Leeds.