Whether you like to browse around independent shops in Glasgow at your own pace or love the thrill and excitement of high street shopping, the Glasgow shopping scene will not disappoint.
The “Style Mile” Glasgow has some of the most stylish shopping options in the UK and is the place to go for a great mixture of high street and high-end shops. The area is most pedestrianised around Buchanan Street, Sauchiehall Street, Argyle Street, and Ingram Street.
Glasgow is a city full of artistic talent and innovative creators which makes for some great shopping. Head for The Hidden Lane, 28 Langside and De Courcy’s Arcade if you are looking for quirky and eclectic shops to browse through. More info below.
The word “Finnieston” evokes images of Glasgow bohemia at its best, communities of artists, musicians and designers and oodles of independent cafes, where you can people watch to your hearts content. Don’t let this distract you from the superb wares on offer to buy here from so many talented businesses who appreciate your support.
Every great city boasts about their weekend markets, and the Barras in Glasgow really are something special. Located in the east end of Glasgow, the bargains are there, and the banter is even better!
There is no shortage of impressive shopping centres, designer outlets and department stores to choose from. Make your way to the “The Style Mile” and shop til you drop! Most popular shopping centres include Buchanan Galleries, St. Enoch Centre, Princes Square to name but a few.
Arygll arcade is also worth a visit and claims to be one of Europe’s oldest covered arcades. It is now home to over thirty jewellers and diamond merchants. If you are looking for atmosphere and wish to surround yourself with an elegant backdrop, you would be recommended to head for Royal Exchange Square for a spot of retail therapy.
If you want to get away from the city centre to enjoy Shopping, Glasgow Fort has over 100 retail stores, food and drink outlets and a cinema. With over 2,500 car parking spaces, it also opens until 10.00pm most evenings, which means you don’t have to compromise your daytime hours to shopping.
Braehead shopping centre is possibly one of the most accessible shopping centres in Glasgow for a number of reasons. Each week it runs a quiet hour to support Autism, where instore music is lowered, and bright lights are dimmed. The centre was named Scotland’s first ever Dementia friendly centre working in partnership with Alzheimer Scotland
The Glasgow style mile is often mentioned when the subject of shopping in Glasgow comes up. It refers to an area filled with shopping centres and flagship stores centred around Buchanan Street, Argyle Street and Sauchiehall Street. The area offers everything a savvy shopper could want to buy.
Another out of town shopping centre, Silverburn is a place that constantly surprises. Along with several high street retail stores, endless places to eat and beauty outlets, there is always something happening including new store openings, exciting pop-up shops or seasonal promotions.