Christmas is approaching and across the country shoppers are planning their festive purchases with meticulous precision. Why not be one step ahead of the rest and get all your Christmas shopping in one place? Birmingham is one of the UK’s most popular city, and is literally packed with thousands of shops across four large shopping malls and several boutique arcades tucked away along the bustling high street.
For the ultimate Christmas shopping experience, make a weekend of it by staying in a hotel in Birmingham. Take advantage of the fabulous ‘Shop til you Drop’ event at Hotel LaTour, located just 2 minutes’ walk from Selfridges. Guests can stay in a double bedroom, enjoy a bottle of champagne on arrival, receive a £50 voucher to spend at Selfridges and a goody bag. Once checked in, it is time to check out what the city has to offer…
Birmingham’s Bullring is the UK’s largest shopping centre and home to world famous Selfridges department store alongside over 160 fabulous stores stocking the latest brands and fashions. A visit to the Bullring would not be complete without stopping by the 850 year old indoor and outdoor markets, where you can find a bargain or two from the friendly stall holders selling everything from children’s toys, technology, clothes and more.
The Mailbox shopping centre combines decadent designers with contemporary art and fine furnishings to provide the distinguished shopper with a luxurious retail experience. Designers including Harvey Nichols, Hugo Boss, Emporio Armani, and Jaeger are all available in this chic shopping mall whilst cosmopolitan canal side café bars are waiting to provide much needed rest for heavy-laden shoppers.
For the savvy shopper looking to get more for their money, The Pallasades shopping centre is the place to be. Situated above New Street Station, The Pallasades is a goldmine of value stores stocking men and women’s fashion, accessories, electrical, sports and beauty items and more, so you can grab a bargain this Christmas.
If high street retailers are your go-to shopping venues, look no further than the Pavilions on Birmingham’s High Street. This one stop shopping centre is brimming with all your favourite high street names including Marks & Spencer, Hobbs and Waterstones to name a few.
For those who are looking for something a little bit different and want to get away from the high street then visit the Great Western Arcade. This historic arcade dates back to the 1800’s and its elegant Victorian architecture and independent boutique style stores provide shoppers with a completely different shopping experience. If visiting Birmingham in December be sure to visit the famous Frankfurt Christmas Market, where you can find perfect gift that is that extra bit special for your loved ones.
With so many superb shopping venues in Birmingham you will be spoilt for choice.