Shopping in Cheshire
Cheshire is filled with unique boutiques, fantastic markets and smart department stores.
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CHESTER competes on every level with other cities with its mixture of women’s wear boutiques and big high street names. The famous Browns of Chester has retained some of its elegance in its incarnation as a branch of Debenhams and it has a wide range of independent boutiques nestled within The Rows - covered walkways above street level that are totally unique. Nothing precisely like them exists anywhere else in the world. They date back from medieval times and one theory is that like today, they were created for shopping.
HALE is a village that punches above its weight on so many levels -including the shopping. It’s laid back urban vibe is European and this is enhanced by outlets such as the French wine shop/cooking school Le Vin La Table and the newly opened deli restaurant Carluccio’s and the chic Victor’s. It’s small enough for a visit to be relaxing but its variety of boutiques, food shops and gift emporia keep everything interesting.
KNUTSFORD has a healthy mix of high street and independent businesses Knutsford is a shopping haven. It has a wonderful selection of boutique shopping that embraces everything from plus size designer labels to vintage cycling style? But as well as fashion there’s everything else to buy too. It’s an excellent place to buy a gift or maybe take a fragrance trail at On the Pulse of Perfumery, the town’s very own fragrance boutique. Knutsford Maker’s Market on the first Sunday every month where you’ll discover the finest food, drink, arts and crafts and real buzz.
TARPORLEY is a picturesque village that has become something of a retail therapy destination’ for ladies who love fashion is absolutely true. It provides an alternative to the thronging city high streets and yet offers genuine choice for the fashionista (It’s the home of local fashion label SVE). Most of the delightful shops are to be found around Tarporley High Street, largely designated a conservation area where handsome 18th and 19th century buildings have become the home to a wide variety of individual businesses, restaurants and cafes with a sense that little has changed in many centuries.
WILMSLOW - explore the high street. It has has a tremendous range of independent shopping and high end high street. Here’s the place to shop for designer wear at the elegant Hooper’s department store, Black, White, Denim, Caroline Charles and Lola, young fashion and high street labels of some quality such as Jaeger and Phase Eight. A great place to source special occasion wear or maybe even your wedding dress.
FURTHER AFIELD you have LIVERPOOL and MANCHESTER.
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