Hit the January Sales: Where to Shop in Birmingham

Photo credit: Visit Birmingham

Whether you’re looking to grab a bargain in
the January sales, or just fancy a shopping weekend with the girls, Birmingham
could be your answer. Book hotels
in Birmingham city centre
and enjoy the comfort of a hotel that’s not too
far from your shopping needs.
The
Bullring

With over 160 shops to browse, catering for
all tastes and requirements, The Bullring acts as the shopping hub of
Birmingham. Since its opening in 2003, The
Bullring
has helped to put this Midlands city firmly on the map when it
comes to retail therapy and it’s understandable why, when you see just how much
is available here.

From Selfridges and Debenhams to the cool
Hollister and Forever 21, you’ll surely find what you’re after within the
confines of this amazing shopping centre.
Stop off for a bite to eat whilst you’re
there and take the weight off your feet for a while. With a wide range of
eateries on offer, you can enjoy a drink, lunch or a full-blown meal to boost
your energy to continue your shopping trip.
The
Jewellery Quarter

The English home of jewellery manufacture,
with over 40% of British jewellery being made here, it’s a perfect district to
visit if you’re looking for something special for that special someone. Whether
a Christmas present, a Valentine’s Day gift or just something to say ‘I love
you’, this area of bling will surely provide. You could even go that extra mile
and choose to have something commissioned due to the onsite workshops.
The Mailbox

From designer fashions to salons and spas, The Mailbox offers an eclectic mix of
stores and facilities, including a huge Harvey Nichols department store for you
to lose yourself in.
Pavilions

Take some time away from the bustling
madness of the Bullring and Mailbox and opt to take a casual browse around the
stores located in the Pavilions centre. Providing you with a pleasant mix of
homewares, fashion and independent stores, you can enjoy an hour or two away
from the hustle and bustle.
Markets

From the outdoor Bull Ring Market that sees
6 million shoppers a year wandering the stalls, to the Farmers Market on the first
and third Wednesday of every month offering delectable and organic treats, the
markets are a fabulous place to enjoy the local atmosphere and also pick up a
bargain or two.
New
Street

The most famous street in Birmingham
provides a whole host of shops for you to peruse, including Jack Wills, Primark
and independent boutiques.
Corporation
Street

A popular area due to it being the home of
House of Fraser, Corporation Street also provides high street names, including
Gap, Jane Norman and some fabulous eateries. Be sure to check out The Oasis alternative fashion
store
for something a little different – set over four floors, you’re bound
to find something of interest.

Whatever the reason that takes you to Birmingham for
some retail therapy, don’t rush it. Enjoy an evening in this bustling city and
grab a great deal on a city centre hotel. Kick back after a long day shopping
and admire your purchases in the comfort of affordable accommodation.

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