The Best Local Shopping Spots in Manchester

The month’s salary burning in your pockets? Itching to get gifts for friends and family? Curious to find the very best stores, bookshops and markets in Manchester? Is browsing your number one hobby? We understand, and so do our locals, who have their own favorite hidden gems, top picks for when nothing but a bit of window (or actual) shopping will do the trick. Check out their recommended local shops and never fall in a tourist trap again.

Afflecks – Indie and vintage shopping ‘mall’

Afflecks – Indie and vintage shopping ‘mall’

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“Afflecks” in Manchester is to alternative shoppers what Harrods is to conventional types – a one-stop shop in the tradition of department stores…

Full Article by Joe Holdsworth

Blue Rinse Vintage – A NQ gem

Blue Rinse Vintage – A NQ gem

Image by Sarah Buckley

“Blue Rinse Vintage” is a favorite shop of mine in Manchester’s Northern Quarter to shop for unusual shops. Thankfully, its vintage selection isn’t costly.

Full Article by Sarah Buckley

Craft & Design Centre – Gift-hunters’ heaven

Craft & Design Centre – Gift-hunters’ heaven

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“Craft & Design Centre” in Manchester is where I go to when I feel the need to bestow a special artisanal gift upon a special individual (or even myself!)

Full Article by Joe Holdsworth

Levenshulme Antiques Village – Antiques & Tea

Levenshulme Antiques Village – Antiques & Tea

Image by Denise Tench

“Levenshulme Antiques Village”, a short bus ride from Manchester city centre, is home to a jumble of shops selling vintage and unique items under one roof!

Full Article by Denise Tench

Lowry Outlet Mall – Bargains! Bargains! Bargains!

Lowry Outlet Mall – Bargains! Bargains! Bargains!

Image by Lauren Rochford

“Lowry Outlet Mall” in Manchester is a shopping centre where you’ll find many recognisable brands at discounted prices! Bargain hunters, you’re in luck.

Full Article by Lauren Rochford

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