Books in York

Ken Spelman Booksellers

This fascinating shop has been selling rare, antiquarian and secondhand books since 1910. With an open fire crackling in the grate in winter, it's a browser's paradise.
Shopping Centre in Leeds

Corn Exchange

The dramatic Corn Exchange, built in 1865 to house grain trade merchants, has a wonderful wrought-iron roof that today shelters a fine collection of independent shops and boutiques selling everything from art and fa…
Department Store in Leeds

Harvey Nichols

The biggest name in the city's upmarket Victoria Quarter shopping mall is undoubtedly Harvey Nichols, a famous UK department store selling upmarket fashion, shoes, accessories and food.
Mall in Leeds

Trinity Leeds

Opened in 2013, Trinity is Leeds' newest, biggest and shiniest shopping mall, a soaring glass and steel temple of consumerism. As well as all the usual high street outlets, look out for Trinity Kitchen, a food court…
Mall in Leeds

Victoria Quarter

The mosaic-paved, stained-glass-roofed Victorian arcades of Victoria Quarter, between Briggate and Vicar Lane, are well worth visiting for aesthetic reasons alone. Dedicated shoppers can join the footballers' wives …
Market in Leeds

Leeds City Market

Sitting at the opposite end of the retail spectrum to its flashy Victoria Quarter neighbour, this is Britain's largest covered market, selling fresh meat, fish and fruit and vegetables, as well as household goods. I…
Antiques in York

Antiques Centre

A Georgian town house with a veritable maze of rooms and corridors, showcasing the wares of about 120 dealers selling everything from lapel pins and snuff boxes to oil paintings and longcase clocks. And the house is…
Food & Drinks in Helmsley

Thomas of Helmsley

A butcher and deli specialising in local produce, including delicious homemade sausages.
Food & Drinks in Helmsley

Hunters of Helmsley

Offers a cornucopia of locally made chutneys, jams, beers, cheeses, bacon, gourmet pies and sausage rolls, jams, sweets and ice cream – a great place to stock up for a posh picnic.
Antiques in York

Red House

The goods of about 60 antiques dealers are displayed in 10 showrooms spread over two floors, with items ranging from jewellery and porcelain to clocks and furniture.