In the heart of the city centre, Bristol Shopping Quarter is home to hundreds of shops, plus great restaurants, cinemas and bars.
Bristolians are feverishly proud of the independent spirit in the city and one way to get a real sense of what's produced locally is to head to one of the markets in Bristol.
Get lost wandering around the maze of small streets and soak up the history and delights of this vibrant and buzzing shopping area
Stokes Croft and Gloucester Road lies to the north of the city and is one continuous road jam-packed with local, independent shops, cafes and restaurants.
Immediately south of the City Centre, only a ten minute walk and you’ll find yourself in Bedminster and Southville, home to the renowned Upfest street art festival and the second largest area for shopping in the city of Bristol.
The Mall at Cribbs Causeway offers the ultimate high street experience under one roof. The two-storey building boasts over 500 brands & is open until late.
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Take a leisurely stroll around the independent boutiques of gentrified Clifton Village, admire at the sparkle of Harvey Nichols or go on a shopping spree in Bristol Shopping Quarter. From vintage and retro to the latest in high-street trends, Bristol really is the shopping capital of the South West of England.
Park Street and the Triangle is waiting to be climbed and explored but don't let that steep hill stop you from discovering the trendiest clothes shops in the city. Immerse yourself in the history of Bristol in the Old City and Old Market at the same time as exploring what the Bristol independents have to offer.
Flying the flag for the indie spirit is Gloucester Road, Europe's longest street of independent shops. Locals love it for its organic foods, clothes and antiques.
Bristol has three all-year markets (and some seasonal ones too) within a short walk from the city centre where you can buy local produce from South Gloucestershire and Somerset and exotic products from around the world.
Dating back to the 1600s, the Christmas Steps Arts Quarter is a cobbled haven of quirk. Ceramics, vintage clothes and a spot of local cider will set you right whether you're headed up or down them.
Just off the M4/M5 interchange is The Mall at Cribbs Causeway. This offers the ultimate high street experience under one roof. The two-storey building boasts over 500 brands, 135 stores and is open till late, ideal for long shopping sprees.