Grand Central & Bullring
Grand Central & Bullring is a shopping centre in Birmingham city centre. With the wide range of shops available here including Whittards, Selfridges and House of Fraser, there's no way you'll be leaving empty handed! Whether they're a tea lover, fashion lover or into their fragrances, you'll find all the Christmas gifts you need here under one roof! After you've completed the shopping, you can head to one of the many restaurants the centre has and have yourself a well earned break!
Mailbox is in the heart of Birmingham city centre and is a shared space made up of primarily office space, with plenty of retail and leisure facilities too! It's recently undergone a huge transformation, and now includes a whole selection of luxury brands like Tommy Hilfiger, Calvin Klein and Hugo Boss. If you're after the finest gifts this festive season, then the Mailbox is the place to go!
Great Western Arcade
Set right in the heart of Birmingham's shopping district and boasts independent retail in the city! You can easily deviate from the busy high street down Temple Row or Colmore Row and find yourself some unique treasures! Load yourself with the best fashion items from the best boutiques or take a quick break from the shopping and get your hair done in one of the hair and beauty salons. Everyone's favourite food and drink will also be in great supply!
If you're after a special piece of jewellery for someone special this Christmas, then this is where you need to be looking! Described by English Heritage as 'a national treasure' this is one to add to your list of places to visit. Here you'll find over 800 businesses, 100 specialist retailers as well as 50 designer makers. Whether you're after classic pieces, contemporary or modern designs, handmade pieces you're sure to pick up not only a great Christmas gift, but a bargain or two also! Refresh yourself in one of the many pubs or have a browse around one of the museums or galleries.
The arcade here is steeped in history and amazing shops to get your Christmas shopping done right. There is a wide variety of some of the best independent retailers great for locals and visitors to see! Originally the building was a cinema that first opened in 1910 and just 15 years later it was transformed into Piccadilly Arcade! You'll be able to pick up all sorts of gifts here from jewellery to specialised tailored clothing and enjoy a drink or two at one of the bars!
Birmingham Christmas Market
You can't go shopping in Birmingham without visiting the Frankfurt Christmas Market! A firm favourite in the city every year that brings Christmas joy to locals and visitors. Of course you're there to shop for Christmas gifts for your loved ones and you will find many, but you can't attend a Christmas market without sampling the finest food and drink offerings they have. Take a break from the shopping and refresh with a bratwurst and a mulled wine or hot chocolate!