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Weekend Shopping Breaks in the UK
Weekend shopping breaks are a popular break for shopping fans. With a wide range of established city shopping centres and new ones appearing further out the choice of where to shop has never been so great. Booking a shopping break in time for Christmas or Easter means you can take advantage of the sales and special offers. There has been a boom in the shopping facilities of many cities in the UK and Europe. London is world renowned for its shopping but other areas in the UK also offer great shopping experiences such as Manchester, Newcastle and Glasgow.

London offers Oxford Street, Regent Street, West End, Mayfair and Bond Street to name just a few. They are renowned for their huge range of high street shops and independent boutiques, they is likely to be something for everyone. You can combine your trip with a theatre trip in the evening and a great meal in one of the vast range of restaurants on offer. Staying at the Radisson SAS Portman Hotel close to all of the shopping areas and theatre land means you are perfectly located to make the most of your trip. For those on a budget the St Giles Hotel in the heart of London offer a cost effective place to stay whilst still being centrally located for all the shopping areas.

Manchester offers the avid shopper with plenty of choice, stay at the Midland Hotel in the centre of the city and experience the buzz and atmosphere of Manchester, one of the most thriving cities in the UK. A vibrant city blazes with entertainment - more theatres than most places in the UK, fantastic night-life, clubs, bars and cafes. Experience the culture, art and history of Manchester while enjoying the excellent shops on offer. Manchester is also home to the Trafford centre boasting a wide array of shops for the shopping enthusiast, there is also plenty of restaurants and you can take a break from shopping and relax and watch a film in their cinema. Stay at the Tulip Inn Trafford Centre and you will be literally opposite the Trafford Centre allowing you to get maximum time shopping.

The Queens hotel in Leeds is ideally located to enjoy your shopping break to Leeds. The hotel has been renovated to a high standard allowing you to relax and enjoy your stay. The central location means it is close to historic buildings such as the Victoria Quarter, there are high street shops along with boutiques and smaller independent stores. For retail aficionados, Leeds is well worth considering.

The Holiday Inn Birmingham City Centre is a short walk from the famous Bullring shopping centre in the city, it has a huge range of shops that cater for all tastes. This modern hotel offers comfortable accommodation from which you can enjoy the attractions of Birmingham and in particular its shopping.

The Jurys Inn Glasgow offers a centrally located comfortable hotel from which you can enjoy your shopping experience in Glasgow. Overlooking the River Clyde, the hotel is a few minutes walk from the main shopping areas in Glasgow. Buchanan Galleries shopping centre has over 80 shops with the famous names you would expect. The St Enoch Shopping Centre is also well worth a visit, it is packed with a wide range of shops and has the largest food court in Scotland.

There are many places you can go for weekend shopping breaks, we have mentioned just a few you could consider. A short break with Retail Therapy could be just what shopping enthusiasts have been waiting for.
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