Bristol has so much to offer its visitors. Bursting at the seams with famous landmarks, family activities, events and hidden treasures, enjoy exploring this wonderful city.

Bristol has earned its name as the shopping capital of the South West.

With many distinct shopping areas in Bristol, you will find yourself immersed in a great shopping experience. From designer brands to vintage shops, high street favourites to quaint and quirky markets, Bristol has it all.

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Clifton Village

On the doorstep of the hotel, it’s not really a village, but known locally as one, as it behaves like a small village or town, bustling with personality and the individuality of the people who run it.

Independent shops and boutiques make for perfect browsing from fashion and books to furnishings.

Heading to The Clifton Arcade. This Victorian building is home to a bespoke furniture company, antique collectables, a traditional sweet shop and locally handmade gifts.

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Bristol Shopping Quarter

In the centre of Bristol, the Shopping Quarter gives Bristol its name of the South West’s shopping capital.

Hundreds of luxury brands can be found here, alongside plenty of bars and restaurants.

Made up of Broadmead, The Galleries and Cabot Circus, Bristol Shopping Quarter is home to over 400 shops.

Learn more about Bristol Shopping Quarter.

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The Mall at Cribbs Causeway

Located in North Bristol (Junction 17 of the M5), The Mall offers the very best of designer and high street shopping.

The Mall boasts over 500 brands including John Lewis, Marks & Spencer, Next, Paperchase, Hobbs, Hotel Chocolat and Apple, all conveniently laid out over two floors.

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Park Street

If nothing else, it must be seen, recently nominated as Bristols Hippest Street, and it could be true.

This steep historic shopping street is within walking distance of the hotel. At the bottom a very famous Banksy, and walking back up you will enjoy a variety of independent shops selling fashion, both new and vintage.

The Designers Guild is a treasure trove of lovely furniture, kitchen ware and things.

Jewellery your thing? Diana Porter is one of Bristols most eminent jewellers and her shop has an array of designers

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The Christmas Steps

This unique and picturesque shopping area dates back to the 1600s and is full of history and intrigue.

Filled with quirky shops and art galleries, The Christmas Steps are truly worth a visit.

Known as the Arts Quarter, this area also has its own theatre, museum, pubs, cafes and restaurants.

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Markets

St Nicholas Market
Established in 1743, stalls sell a range of fresh local foods and deli produce plus there are cafés, second hand books, old clothes, records, pictures, fossils, candles and a huge range of unusual goods. Open 6 days a week.

Harbourside Market
Taking place along the Watershed’s covered walkway on Bordeaux Quay every Saturday and Sunday from 11am – 4pm

Tobacco Factory Market
The weekly Sunday market at the Tobacco Factory features around 30 food and craft stalls with a strong bias towards eco-friendly, fair trade, organic and local products.

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Gloucester Road

“The largest group of independent traders in the UK”

Now for something different, this Bohemian street is packed with many vintage outlets, as well as independent cafés and restaurants.

Find something unusual whilst taking in the colourful graffiti and street art, keep your eyes peeled for some of Banksy’s best known pieces.

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