High Street To Indie: Top Shopping Destinations In Sheffield

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Sheffield has a well-deserved reputation as the outdoor city, but it’s also an excellent place to indulge in some retail therapy. Whether you love quirky independent boutiques or the big brand names, this city has you covered. Here are some of the best shopping destinations to check out when staying at accommodation in Sheffield.


Meadowhall is the largest indoor shopping centre in Yorkshire, and you will find a satisfying array of  stores from designer brands such as Hugo Boss to high-street faves such as Primark and H&M. It’s a short tram ride or drive from the city centre, and you can make it a full day out with diverse dining options and an 11-screen cinema. 

Kelham Island

If artisan goods are more your thing, then check out Makers shops in Kelham Island. Sheffield is a city of making things, and the former industrial heart of the city is a unique retail space offering an eclectic variety of handmade goods. You will also find music and bookstores, and the Kelham Flea, an antiques and vintage emporium. 

The Kelham Island Arts and Crafts market is held monthly and is a fabulous place to pick up gifts such as artwork and hand made jewellery. There’s also a thriving food and drink scene, with craft breweries, artisan bakeries and chocolate makers. Meanwhile at Russell’s Bicycle Shed you can hire or buy bikes or have services and repairs. 

Eccleshall & Sharrow Vale Road

This chic independent retail quarter is perfect for a morning of browsing high-end boutiques and affordable homeware stores. It’s also known for its vibrant culinary scene, with a three-mile stretch of cool coffee houses, fine restaurants, quirky cocktail bars, and pubs and cafes. There’s also some pleasant leafy parks close by to while away an hour or two.

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