A shopping environment well worth the visit
If you like shopping, then you will not be disappointed with the shops that are here in Exeter. There really should be something to satisfy everybody's taste, whether it's one of the high street chain stores that include John Lewis, Debenhams and Marks & Spencer, or one of the many independent outlets such as Jonathan Hawkes in the Harlequins Centre.
After one of the main shopping areas in Exeter was redeveloped it provided Devon with what was to become one of the South West's best shopping environments. Other
areas are now also being enhanced, which is attracting the interest of further big high street names to the city.
The Princesshay Centre is probably still the most talked about shopping area in Exeter, maybe even the whole of Devon and beyond, but you really would be missing out if didn't look a little further. In addition to this quarter, Exeter has many top brands, independent and free-spirited shops. As with most towns and cities the high street is usually a good place to start and Exeter's High Street is no exception. It's still the main shopping street in the city with Princesshay being just one of a number of peripheral shopping zones that lead off.
Put all this together with some of the city's shopping villages such as Magdalen Road, St Thomas, and the slightly further out retail parks, and you really do have a variety worth visiting!
Exeter's Shopping Areas Include:
High Street - Main shopping street in Exeter.
Guildhall Shopping Centre - Undercover shopping area with an array of over 40 shops
Harlequins Shopping Centre
Princesshay Quarter - More than 60 shops and several restaurants in a modern environment just off the High Street.
Cathedral Close & Cathedral Yard - Numerous shops within this historic area selling town & country fashions, crafts, books, paintings, and antiques.
Fore Street - Speciality and alternative shops.
Queen Street - Shops, cafes, bars and access to the Guildhall and Harlequins shopping centres
Paris Street - Home of Exeter's Bus Station.
Gandy Street - Charming little street popular by day and by night.
North Street - Traders within this area include hair & beauty salons, a few restaurants & pubic houses.
Magdalen Road - A popular shopping village not far from the city centre.
Heavitree, Fore Street
Marsh Barton Trading Estate - Includes one of the largest motoring centres in the country.
Exe Bridge Retail Park
Rydon Lane Retail Park
Sowton Industrial Estate
Apple Lane Trading Estate
Exeter Markets - Regular street markets and car boot sales. There's also occasional markets throughout the year.
Whatever your budget, whatever the occasion - you'll find most of what Accommodation Exeter has to offer right here from Hotels to Guest Houses....
Shops to satisfy everybody's taste from luxury to quirky - The City is becoming the region's favourite with ongoing developments that's attracting the very best in retail....
Are you looking for area attractions, a night out in the city, or may be a little history - There's lots of places to see and things to do in Exeter....
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