The largest open-air shopping centre in the United Kingdom is located in Liverpool city centre. With over 170 shops, bars and restaurants it contains all of the high street favourites and two large department stores Debenhams and John Lewis. You can always find a new outfit, sportswear, the latest phone, a good book or some new shoes at Liverpool One. After a successful shopping session, you can relax in the can relax in the park, watch a film in the 18-screen IMAX Odeon cinema or even play some adventure golf.
Liverpool’s most bohemian street was called ‘one of the best shopping streets in the country’ in the Lonely Planet and we know why. Full of busy independent boutiques, bookshops, art galleries, world food stores and vintage shops, it’s a great place to spend a few hours walking down. If you need some refreshments there are independent coffee houses, a speciality teashop, Mexican street food, Middle Eastern restaurants and the best vegetarian café in the city.
If designer clothes are more your thing then Liverpool is the place for you. We have a fabulous selection of designer boutiques all across around the city centre. We have two high-end shopping centres, The Metquarter and The Cavern Walks, where you can get your Gucci, Christian Louboutin and Hugo Boss and maybe even see a footballer or two. There is the only Harvey Nichols Beauty Bazaar in the country as well as a fantastic selection of luxury beauty and make-up stores.
Only half an hour’s drive from Liverpool is the UK’s largest Designer Outlet, Cheshire Oaks. There are over 145 stores where you can buy designer outfits, high street bargains, sportswear, beauty products and some of the best British brands including Jack Wills, Burberry, All Saints, Clarks and Mulberry. All stores have up to 60% off and tax-free shopping is available so it’s a great place for a bit of retail therapy with a discount. When you need a shopping break there’s a great collection of restaurants, cafes and diners as well as a cinema, bowling alley and crazy golf centre.