As cities go, Glasgow tends to offer some of the best shopping and retail experiences in Scotland and the UK. As you wander through the city centre, you’ll find a mind boggling selection of shopping centres, independent shops, markets and high street stores.
Most designer stores and upmarket shops are located in Merchant city, and The “Style Mile” Glasgow has an wide choice of shopping arcades. This area takes in Buchanan Street, Sauchiehall Street, Argyle Street, and Ingram Street. All of which are pedestrianised for the most part.
When we choose to shop local and shop at independent shops, we are supporting local business, and happy in the knowledge that our purchases for the most part of unique and individual. Bring a little bit of the heart and soul home with you when you shop in places such as The Hidden Lane, 28 Langside and De Courcy’s Arcade. Find out more below.
A place that comes alive every weekend, The Barras Market takes over the east end of Glasgow at 244 Gallowstreet. Its iconic arches lead you into hundreds of market stalls, with the sounds of Glaswegians banter in the background. Bargain hunting at its best.
Handmade ceramics, arts and crafts and other interesting things to buy are displayed beautifully in this shop. A treasure trove for anyone looking for a gift with a difference.
Retail shopping on the high street will always be up there as a leisure activity for locals and visitors to Glasgow. All the well-known brands and popular high street shops are situated in shopping arcades such as Buchanan Galleries, St. Enoch Centre, Princes Square and the Argyll arcade. Surrounding streets in Glasgow city centre are also home to popular high street names.
Easily accessible and inclusive as a place to shop, Braehead shopping caters for all ages and is one of the most visited shopping centres on the outskirts of Glasgow. Save time before you go and check out where to shop and what to do by visiting the link above.
If city centre shopping is not your thing, head for Glasgow Fort, an out-of-town shopping centre with 100 retail stores, cinema and cafes, restaurants. Parking is plentiful with onsite parking should you prefer to drive.
The Glasgow style mile is often mentioned when the subject of shopping in Glasgow comes up. It refers to an area filled with shopping centres and flagship stores centred around Buchanan Street, Argyle Street and Sauchiehall Street. The area offers everything a savvy shopper could want to buy.
Just when you thought there was nowhere else to shop around Glasgow, let us introduce you to Silverburn. Renowned for its massive selection of fashion brands, dining options and leisure activities, you’ll find the centre just off junction 2, if you take the M77. A whopping 3000 car parking spaces means you’ll never be stuck for a place to park.
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