Shopping

Top Choice Market in Swansea (Abertawe)

Swansea Market

There's been a covered market in Swansea since 1652 and at this site since 1830. Rebuilt in 1961 after being bombed in WWII, the current version is a buzzing place to sample local specialities, like cockles, laver b…
Food & Drinks in Bala (Y Bala)

Stori

This cracking craft-beer shop takes localism very seriously, stocking an enormous range of North Welsh beers, and focusing on the stori (story) of their production. With a tiny tap room out back, casks to fill your …
Alcohol in Caernarfon

Iechyd Da!

Over 170 Welsh ales and ciders twinkle from the shelves of this Australian-owned hole-in-the-wall on Hole in the Wall St, alongside Welsh whisky, gin and vodka. Open longer hours in summer, it even manages to find r…
Books in Caernarfon

Palas Print

Everything you'd want from a local, indie book shop, this little gem stocks English and Welsh books and CDs, with emphasis on local authors, Welsh folk and the history and landscape of the area. Crochet club meets e…
Food in Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch (Llanfair PG)

Tŷ Halen

Used by Michelin-starred restaurants such as Fat Duck and Tyddyn Llan, Halen Môn salt is known in the most exalted of foodie circles. Sourced directly from the Menai Strait's waters, it is sold both in pure form and…
Shopping Centre in Cardiff

Morgan Quarter

Cardiff's oldest arcade (1858), the Royal, connects up with the Morgan Arcade via a series of covered lanes, forming a ritzy shopping precinct called the Morgan Quarter. Along with name-brand fashion, there are shop…
Toys in Cardiff

Rules of Play

The focus is less on Cluedo, and more on Dixit and King of Tokyo at this friendly independent gaming shop. It's stacked floor to ceiling with tabletop games, collectible card games, role-playing games, party games, …
Drinks in Porthmadog

Purple Moose

This is the retail front for Purple Moose, an award-winning brewer supplying the better North Welsh pubs. Tipples include Snowdonia Ale, Madog's Ale, Glaslyn Ale, Dark Side of the Moose and the newest addition, Deca…
Vintage in Narberth (Arberth)

Giddy Aunt

There's nothing musty or moth-eaten about the kooky-cool threads on sale at this cute little boutique, proud winner of the UK National Vintage Awards 2015. Along with recycled clothing and an interesting assortment …
Gifts & Souvenirs in Cardiff

Bodlon

If you're after a properly Welshy souvenir that isn't too cheesy (although they do sell cheese), the shop in the Welsh cultural centre is a great option. They stock locally made art and craft, Welsh-language greetin…