Shopping in Manchester

It’s easy to see why people travel from all over the world to shop in Manchester. Shopping centres as well as high street destinations offer an unrivalled selection of international brands combined with the best of British. Or for something extra special, the boutique districts and Jewellery Quarter are abundant with exclusive timepieces and vintage designs. Don’t miss these shopping heaven destinations…

intu Trafford Centre
Home to everyone's favourite brands including Debenhams, John Lewis, Primark, Selfridges & Co and Zara, intu Trafford Centre is a shopper’s paradise. But it doesn't end there! Catch the latest blockbuster at Odeon Imax, go deep underwater at Sea Life or explore Legoland® Discovery Centre. Add in Namco Funscape and Laser Quest and you will think you've visited a themepark! And when hunger strikes choose from over 60 restaurants including new additions Bill’s, Five Guys, Leon and wagamama.

Manchester Arndale
When it comes to shopping it has to be Manchester Arndale. Find a huge selection of exciting shops from the leading high street names such as Apple, Monki, River Island and Topshop to lots of smaller, stylish specialists and food outlets - and all under one roof. Manchester Arndale is the Manchester city centre shopping centre! Located close to bus, tram and train networks it's easy to get to and, more importantly, easy to get from when you've got mountains of shopping to carry home.

Cheshire Oaks
Cheshire Oaks is the UK’s largest Designer Outlet. Comprising of more than 145 boutiques, restaurants and cafés, Cheshire Oaks has something to suit every taste from Nike and Adidas, and Marks & Spencer and Next, to iconic fashion brands, including Burberry, Polo, Michael Kors and Hugo Boss. Planning on visiting as a group? 20 or more fashion lovers can enjoy the perfect day out at Cheshire Oaks with exclusive benefits such as an extra 10% off outlet prices and restaurant vouchers.

Jewellery Quarter
In the very heart of Manchester’s shopping district is the city’s thriving Jewellery Quarter. King Street, Exchange Street and St Ann's Square are home to a range of independent and chain jewellers. Whether you’re looking for an exclusive timepiece, exceptional and contemporary jewellery designs, or a one off vintage piece, you’re guaranteed to find what you’re looking for in the Jewellery Quarter.

Selfridges - Exchange Square
Beauty lovers have a lot to be excited about this summer as Selfridges welcomes some of the most talked-about brands in store. Discover Pat McGrath Labs products and the new Skin Fetish: Sublime Perfection Foundation as well as Huda Beauty and La Mer’s new (and oh-so-luxurious) treatment room. Most excitingly, is the opening of Selfridges’ new Beauty Workshop space, featuring niche and need-to-know brands, from The Ordinary to Kevyn Aucoin.

Independent shops
Searching for that unique gift, that totally different outfit? Creativity and independence are the lifeblood of Manchester’s shopping scene. So if one-off independents and handmade is more your thing, Manchester's alternative and creative heart, The Northern Quarter, is home to countless vintage stores, record shops, cafés, bars and restaurants and shouldn’t be missed.