Where to go Christmas Shopping in Leeds 2022

Leeds is great for you shopping lovers, and is even more fun at Christmas! The city centre is easily in reach of all the best places to shop, so you won't have far to go! Check below for our guide on the best places to shop in Leeds this Christmas!

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Victoria Leeds

After being stuck indoors for most of last year, Victoria Leeds are looking to get you out and about to do your Christmas shopping this year! With the beautiful Victorian buildings, it's not hard to see why this is rated as one of the country's most beautiful shopping destinations! You'll find big names like Harvey Nichols and Gant helping you find the perfect gifts for loved ones this Christmas. Once you're exhausted from all the shopping, take a well deserved break in one of the restaurants or bars and have yourself a festive tipple! The centre also has a few festive events for you to enjoy including Ballroom Live where dancing professionals will be performing just for you, See What Santa Sees with a 360 immersive trip around the world to experience all of Santa's secrets and magical snow flurries happening every 15 minutes!

Kirkgate Quarter

Kirkgate Quarter is the oldest part of Leeds city centre as well as being home to one of Europe's largest indoor markets. It originates from 1875 and is also the birthplace of Marks and Spencer! Today, you'll find over 150 independent traders here where you find festive fresh produce too as well as amazing gifts obviously! If you do fancy a break from the Christmas shopping though, be sure to sample some of the street foods from all across the globe while you decide where to head to next.

Trinity Leeds

Christmas shopping won't take long at all at Trinity Leeds. You can explore three whole floors of high street names including Next, Pandora and Lego to name a few! Everything you need to find the perfect gifts for your loved ones this Christmas is here for you under one roof. Trinity is located just off of Leeds main high street near House of Fraser and Zara. Of course, you'll be hungry after the shopping, so hit up one of the many restaurants or cafes in the centre to refuel before you carry on shopping!

Victorian Arcades

Leeds is famous for its stunning Victorian Arcades, which mix luxury shopping with smaller independent retailers. You'll find some truly special Christmas gifts here as you take a walk through these arcades. Victoria Quarter with County Arcade and Cross Arcade has delicate mosaics as well as marble and glass. The independent retailers are located in the Grand Arcade as well as the quirky family run shops in the Queen's Arcade. Each arcade has its own personality and atmosphere where you'll experience something completely unique as well as finding those unique gifts for loved ones!

Leeds Shopping Centres

Head on over to the Merrion Centre where your little ones can meet Santa at the Candy Cane club. After you've met Santa, it's time to start your Christmas shopping, and you'll find everything here including fashion stores like Select and Shoe Zone, as well as home and lifestyle stores like Home Bargains and Wilko. Whoever you're buying for, you're sure to find something here to suit their taste! Once you're done, head to one of the restaurants or cafes for a bite to eat before you head home to start the wrapping! Or check out St John's Centre where your little ones can visit Santa's Grotto before you hit the shops! You'll find plenty of high street names in this shopping centre including Warren James, HMV and Roman and some tasty fast food options for a well deserved break from the Christmas shopping!

Leeds Corn Exchange Christmas Market

Leeds Corn Exchange have taken over the Christmas market in Leeds this year and are ready to get creative and do things their own way! You'll find plenty of stalls at this market selling some amazing pieces you can gift to friends and family this Christmas. Don't forget to sample the craft beers and street food as you listen to the DJ and live music performances!