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Top Choice Coffee in Lancaster

Atkinsons Coffee Roasters

Atkinsons is one of Britain's most prestigious coffee merchants, serving up all kinds of exotic beans and loose leaf teas since 1840. It has been at this location since 1901: inside, the walls are covered in origina…
Top Choice Market in Lancaster

Charter Market

Lancaster's historic market is one of the best in the northwest, a gathering place for local producers to sell their goodies. You'll find potted shrimp from Morecambe Bay, locally made hotpots and pies, as well as a…
Shopping Centre in Chester

Cheshire Oaks Outlet Centre

Britain's largest shopping outlet, Cheshire Oaks has 145 stores offering discounts of up to 60% on goods from previous seasons. The village layout means the shops are divided into helpful districts, dotted with rest…
Clothing in Manchester

Oi Polloi

Besides the impressive range of casual footwear, this hip boutique also stocks a huge range of designers including A Kind of Guise, LA Panoplie, Nudie Jeans Co and Maison Kitsuné.
Mall in Manchester

Trafford Centre

Built in the style of a classical Roman palace, the Trafford Centre is one of the largest malls in the UK. Hundreds of stores (including flagship branches of John Lewis and Selfridges), a sizeable restaurant court a…
Shopping Centre in Liverpool

Liverpool ONE

The city's consumer cathedral is a two-tiered, 17-hectare shopping and entertainment complex with 170 outlets (mostly of the high street variety), including 35 restaurants and bars. It also has a multiplex cinema an…
Arts & Crafts in Manchester

Manchester Craft & Design Centre

This award-winning centre (in a building dating from 1873) stocks jewellery, ceramics, bags and furnishings all handmade by local designers. There's also a cafe on the premises.
Market in Manchester

Tib Street Market

Up-and-coming local designers get a chance to display their wares at this weekly market where you can pick up everything from purses to lingerie and hats to jewellery.
Gifts & Souvenirs in Liverpool

Beatles Story Pier Head

An extension of the Beatles Story museum, the Fab4 Store has a huge collection of Beatles merchandise; there's also a cafe.
Vintage in Manchester

Oxfam Originals

If you're into retro, this terrific store has high-quality gear from the 1960s and ’70s. Shop in the knowledge that it's for a good cause.