If you can’t resist a spot of retail therapy, then do as professional shoppers do and take your pick from the North's top shopping destinations.
With so many hidden gems just waiting to be discovered, we've collated the best shopping spots across the North so you can shop 'til you drop for everything from vintage boutiques to designer labels.
Located on the northern bank of the River Tyne, the historic city of Newcastle is a fantastic destination to indulge in some retail therapy. Newcastle’s striking coastline and stunning bridges are perfectly complemented by its fantastic shopping.
The historic walled city of York is an irresistible place to shop. Famous for its concentration of quality pubs and a real mix of designer brands, independent and antique shops festooned across the cobbled streets, spending some quality time wandering through York’s twisting streets will give you a wonderful shopping experience.
Manchester is a city renowned for its history, culture and character, as well as being celebrated for its music scene and legendary sports following. It’s also the go-to shopping destination for millions of people every year and it’s easy to see why.