Key shopping areas located in Gloucestershire, including high street shops, shopping centres as well as independent stores. You can browse for most products somewhere in the county including in Gloucester, Cirencester & Cheltenham.
- Jewellers – Shops selling jewellery throughout the county.
- Menswear – Retailers throughout the county selling men’s clothing.
- CBD – Places to buy supplies in the towns of Gloucestershire.
- Sports – Places selling sporting goods including clothing in the towns of the county.
- Markets – Primarily for locally produced food but also many handmade goods and clothing.
- Florists – Need to send a thank you or for special occasions.
- European Food – Grocery stores catering to international cookery.
- Outdoors – Get all the kit you need for your Gloucestershire outdoor adventures.
There is s diverse selection of shops and shopping centres in the county, many people claim Cheltenham has the best options in the county.
Regent Arcade Cheltenham
The Regent Arcade Shopping centre in Cheltenham has over 60 shops and is a great place to go shopping. The arcade houses both independent stores as well as some international brands. The arcade is home to the Wishing Fish Clock, what is believed to be the tallest mechanical clock in the world.
The Regent arcade has many options for clothes shops including Bravissimo a lingerie retailer, H&M a fashion chair and Schuh a popular shoe shop. The shopping centre is home to some luxury stores like Pandora who sell their distinctive silver jewellery and Apricot a unique ladies fashion brand. All Shops…
The stylish Quays shopping outlet is easy walking distance from Gloucester’s beautiful, historic centre and city shops. The Quays Outlet centre is unique in being located so near to a city centre while being set in quite spectacular surroundings. The design combining the beautiful historic docks and its industrial architecture with waterfront restaurants, bars, boutiques has to be seen to be appreciated.
Gloucester City Centre
The city centre is composed of 4 main streets meeting at “the Cross”, Northgate Street, Southgate Street, Eastgate Street & Westgate Street. The town centre also has many shops in two main shopping arcades “Kings Walk” and “Eastgate Shopping Centre”.
Eastgate Shopping Centre
The Eastgate Shopping centre in Gloucester includes a variety of shops including the local indoor market. The shopping centre has retail outlets on the ground floor, on the 1st floor is an area to enjoy some food including cafes and other eateries. Above that accessible by lift is a car park.
Some of the notable eateries in the centre include; The Farmhouse Deli which is a nice place to grab a bit to eat or a hot pork baguette for lunch. The M&S Cafe is also located in the area as is a nice greasy spoon cafe in the market. There are many fashion retailers in the centre including JD Sports, M&S and H&M. There is also a handy health food shop The Grape Tree.
College Court Gloucester
Located between Westgate Street and the cathedral is College Court, possibly the most attractive shopping street in Gloucester. It is a narrow lane with some interesting shops and looks fantastic especially when adorned with bunting. On the corner is the Hubble Bubble Coffee House leading the Truscott’s Jewellers and their fantastic selection of antique jewellery. Pilgrims a gift shop, Lilys Restaurant/Tea Room and the Beatrix Potter house are also found here. At the cathedral end of the passage is St Michaels Gate. St Michaels Gate is a 14th-century pedestrian gateway in the former precinct wall of the Benedictine Abbey of St Peter which is now the Cathedral.
Some notable independent stores throughout the county.
Gloucester Antiques Centre
Located on Westgate Street not far from the cathedral is Gloucester Antiques Centre. A retailer of antique furniture, jewellery, collectables and many other things, a great place to buy things with history. They also have a nice cafe inside which makes your antique hunt more of a day out.
Dorothy Perkins has a great collection of affordable, feminine fashion updated daily in sizes 6 to 22. They are a great place for tops, bottoms, shoes, accessories, coats and more. Dorothy Perkins have stores in both Gloucester and Cheltenham. More Info…