Best Shopping in Nottingham

Best Shopping in Nottingham

If you are looking for a city break with plenty of shopping opportunities, look no further than Nottingham. This vibrant and historic city has something for everyone, whether you are looking for high-street brands, designer labels, vintage treasures or local crafts. Here are some of the best places to go shopping in Nottingham, all within walking distance from the Mercure Nottingham City Centre George Hotel, a stylish and comfortable boutique hotel in the heart of the Lace Market district.

Bridlesmith Gate

Bridlesmith Gate is one of the most fashionable streets in Nottingham, where you can find a range of designer stores and independent boutiques. Here you can shop for clothes, shoes, accessories, jewellery and more from brands like Ted Baker, Hugo Boss, Kurt Geiger, Paul Smith and Vivienne Westwood. You can also enjoy a coffee break or a bite to eat at one of the many cafes and restaurants along the street.

Victoria Centre

Victoria Centre is the city's premier shopping centre, with over 120 stores offering everything from fashion and beauty to homeware and electronics. You can find popular names like John Lewis, House of Fraser, Next, Topshop, Urban Outfitters and Zara, as well as a range of smaller shops and services. The centre also has a food court, a cinema and a market hall where you can buy fresh produce, flowers, crafts and more.

The Lace Market

The Lace Market is the historic and creative heart of Nottingham, where you can discover the city's rich heritage of lace making and textile industry. The area is full of beautiful Victorian buildings that have been converted into shops, galleries, cafes and bars. You can find some of the most unique and quirky shops in Nottingham here, selling vintage clothing, antiques, art, books and more. You can also visit the Nottingham Contemporary art gallery, the National Justice Museum and the Lace Market Theatre for some cultural entertainment.


Hockley is the trendy and bohemian neighbourhood of Nottingham, where you can find a mix of independent shops, cafes, bars and clubs. Here you can shop for alternative fashion, vinyl records, comics, tattoos, piercings and more. You can also enjoy some of the best nightlife in Nottingham here, with live music venues, comedy clubs and cocktail bars. Hockley is also home to the Broadway Cinema, an independent cinema that shows a variety of films from around the world.

Old Market Square

Old Market Square is the main public space in Nottingham, where you can find the iconic Council House, the Nottingham Tourism Centre and the Brian Clough statue. The square is also a hub for events and activities throughout the year, such as the Christmas market, the beach, the ice rink and various festivals and fairs. You can also find some of the best high-street shops around the square, such as Primark, Marks & Spencer, Debenhams and Boots.

Whether you are looking for a bargain or a splurge, Nottingham has something to suit your taste and budget. And after a long day of shopping, you can relax and unwind at the Mercure Nottingham City Centre George Hotel, where you can enjoy a cosy room with modern amenities, a gym, a bar and a brasserie restaurant. Book your stay today and discover why Nottingham is one of the best shopping destinations in the UK.

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