Whether you are looking for designer stores, the UK’s favourite high-street retailers or artisan independents, there is something for everyone located on almost every street in the city.

Manchester is a national shopping destination with a  wealth of appealing retail options, such as Selfridges, Harvey Nichols and the Arndale Centre, all of which are within walking distance. For those looking for more independent shops and keen to hunt out some vintage chic, the Northern Quarter is lined with a plethora of treasure troves and laid back style.

With music playing such a key role in Manchester rich modern history, those looking for the latest releases, underground groove or classic anthems will be spoilt for choice by some of the UK’s best record stores.


“Manchester kids have the best record collections”
Tony Wilson