With streets packed full of high street stores, boutiques and independent shops, there really is something for everyone.
Besides Winchester ensures visitors enjoy an alternative and refreshing shopping experience. Unlike other big cities, Winchester boasts a tempting array of independent shops and boutiques and markets located in the pedestrian-friendly streets. Winchester is the only city in Hampshire to have been accredited by the Home Office under the 'Safer Shopping' scheme.
Try the square for trendy, vintage stores or make your way to the Brooks area where you will find a whole host of high street favourites.
Start off at the Brooks area and discover the market area. Before heading to High Street, make time to browse through the Square - one of Winchester's most attractive. You will also find some of the best small independent boutiques behind Winchester Cathedral especially in Kingsgate street and St Thomas Street.
The Brooks shopping centre is located in the heart of Winchester City Centre. With ample parking and a short walk from the high street The Brooks Shopping centre is home to names such as Primark, Waterstones, Argos and Beales. Perfect for some high street shopping.
This interesting street is home to boutiques and galleries. Along with same street you will find a selection of stylish hair salons. Click here to see more about the shops on Parchment Street.
Time your Winchester Street Markets shopping trip to coincide with the bustling city markets on Middle Brook Street. There is a weekly speciality local foods market on Wednesday and general street markets every Thursday, Friday and Saturday, selling everything from fruit and vegetables to flowers, second-hand books and hand made jewellery. On the third Sunday of every month there is also an Art & Design Market. The markets are situated near the Brooks Shopping Centre and behind Marks and Spencers.
WestQuay shopping centre is located in the heart of Southampton City Centre. The recent development of this complex makes Southampton a city not to be missed.
WestQuay Shopping centre provides ample parking and is home to names such as Marks & Spencer, Next, John Lewis, New Look, Apple Store and many more high street names.
The centre provides a comprehensive Shopmobility service. The Shopmobility office is located in the Podium car park on level 2, the use of the Shopmobility service is not restricted to WestQuay, you can also explore the city centre during your visit. Parent and Child Facilities are also available. Baby change, emergency feeders and feeding facitlies are located on the 3rd level of the car park enterance lobby and on the dining level. Bottle warming facilities are also available on request.
WestQuay also provides a wealth of tempting foods and refreshments. Located on the 3rd Floor you will find an aray of famous restaurants such as Nando's, Wagamama, Pizza Express and a host of other delicious food retailers. Mall cafes on the Lower shopping level also offer convenient quick stop snacks and coffee.