Haute couture or cheerful chic, market towns or high street - Leicester and Leicestershire has plenty of shops, boutiques and markets for you to browse.
Leicester's city centre offers aspirational shopping and unique boutiques and Highcross Leicester offers an inspirational way of shopping and with the trendy boutiques and independent shops of the Leicester Lanes and St Martins Square, even the most discerning label junkie won't know where to start!
North of the city, Belgrave Road is famous for its Asian shops, selling beautiful sarees and spices, and to the south, Stoneygate is a cluster of independent shops and galleries offering exclusive products and designer names. Meanwhile, Fosse Park, near the M1 is home to many big chain stores, many of which boast larger ranges than you may find elsewhere.
Around the county Leicestershire's market towns reveal many surprises. From traditional butchers and bakeries to small specialist stores selling antiques, clothes and gifts, there is plenty to browse. Weekly markets also take place, and several towns have regular farmer's markets too.
Leicester boasts many boutiques, markets and specialist stores, as well as all the high street names, offering a unique shopping experience.
Stoneygate Shops offer a unique retail experience within a beautiful area of the city. The charming mix of gift shops and eateries rub shoulders with designer stores, audio visual outlets and treatment rooms offering you a chance to spend a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city.
Head to the Belgrave Road and Melton Road, area of Leicester city centre where you will enter an Aladdin's cave of spices, jewellery, clothing, interesting gifts and fantastic food and drink.
Located just off junction 21 of M1, Fosse Shopping Park has over 30 shops open every day except Christmas Day.
Browse your way through Leicestershire's market towns with boutiques, antique shops, art galleries, specialist stores and quirky gift shops. As well as weekly markets you will also find delis, bakeries and butchers selling tasty local produce.
Every week, many traditional markets take place throughout Leicestershire. From bustling street markets to fur and feathers auctions, cattle markets and antique fairs, there's always something going on!