Christmas Shopping is arguably the most stressful part of the festive season, so if you’re looking for that extra special gift for a loved one this Christmas, look no further! Shropshire is home to the most bespoke independent shops and many high street brands, full of those perfect presents and stocking fillers for all the family!
Shrewsbury is home to 3 fantastic shopping centres, one of which is home to 25 unique independents. The Parade Shopping centre can be found next door to Shrewsbury’s St Mary’s Church. Here, you can find specialist tailored clothing, a pottery painting studio, 4 boutique beauticians and much more. Don’t forget to stop at our award-winning market hall, voted Britain’s favourite market in 2018. Looking something extra special? Head the Goldsmiths of Shrewsbury. Here you’ll find talented jewellers to assist in the search of that perfect gift. Make sure to grab a picture of the Christmas décor, a highlight of the town every festive season!
Shropshire’s largest indoor shopping centre, Telford One, is filled with all your favourite high street brand names. It even has a large variety of restaurants and a bowling alley. To make it a real festive event, why not finish your day with a skate on the indoor ice rink!
Christmas Markets are the highlight of many people’s festive retreats and Shropshire boasts many. Alderford Lake’s annual Christmas Market is back! from Thursday 3rd – Sunday 6th December, explore over 80 different traders to uncover a truly unique gift. Find out more about Alderford lake’s Christmas Market here
On Saturday 5th December The Furnace Restaurant at Ironbridge Gorge Museums comes alive with their annual Christmas market from 9 am, there is also a chance to meet Santa at his Winter Wonderland Grotto at the amazing Enginuity!