1. Visit St. David's Shopping Centre
Shopping in Cardiff should start at St David’s Shopping Centre, which is home to all the major British high-street stores. Eager shoppers can unwind at one of the many eateries and smaller, independent shops also live nearby.
2. Discover Cardiff's historic arcades
The Victorian and Edwardian arcades are one of the most attractive and most eye-catching features in Cardiff. Wander through to shop for an array of tasty treats as well as browsing a selection of fair-trade stores.
3. Shop at the glass-roofed Cardiff Market
Since the 1700s, Cardiff Market has traded under the glass-roof arch of the 1 of the 6 Grand Victoria arcades. Visitors can purchase fresh produce from the city’s favourite fishmongers and butchers as well as British-style homeware and traditional sweets.
4. Shop for antiques at the Royal Arcade
Nestled among the hustle and bustle of the city centre, visitors can wander around the Royal Arcade to peruse a unique collection of antiques, jewellery and memorabilia.
5. Pick up contemporary arts and crafts
Craft in the Bay is the Victorian dockside home of the Makers Guild in Wales. The gallery exhibits and sells contemporary arts and crafts and make sure you check out its extensive calendar of activities.
6. Get great designer deals in Bridgend
Just 30 minutes from Cardiff in the town of Bridgend, visitors can enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of McArthurGlen Designer Outlet plus discounts of up to 60% off!