Best Places For Christmas Shopping In Leicester

Best Places For Christmas Shopping In Leicester

It’s that time of the year again when we’re all thinking of the presents we’re going to have to buy for our family and friends. But hay don’t let Christmas shopping stress you out! Why not use this handy list to make sure you find something perfect for everyone and get into the Christmas spirit yourself!

Christmas Farmers Market

Gallowtree Gate, Wednesday 17th December, Thursday 18th December

Great local produce for all the foodies and remember to keep cheese in the fridge and not under the tree… 

Leicester Vintage and Old Toy Shop

1-3 Odeon Arcade

Stocking collectables from the 1950s to the 1980s, because we’ve all got that one toy nerd in the family that would love something from here.

John Lewis

2 Bath Lane

For when you want a hassle-free experience with everything you could possibly want under one roof.


43 Francis Street

Beautiful gifts from British designers and independent businesses. You’ll be sure to find something special in this lovely little shop.

Clarendon Park Christmas Fair

Sunday 4th December

Crafts, gifts and home made foods. Keep an eye out for Archer’s hog roast to keep the shopping energy levels up…

Le Maison de Sacs

 38 Francis Street

A beautiful collection of specialist designer handbags, for when you want to splash the cash on someone special (hint to all the boyfriends out there).


 5 Shires LaneWith a collection of over 100 shops, this is

With a collection of over 100 shops, this is the perfect place to go to if you just want to walk around all day and tick everything off in one go! (Plus you can sneak in a trip to the cinema).


36 Market Street

5 floors of premium shopping heaven. You’ll find everything from cosmetics to confectionery, but make sure yourself set a budget first! The two restaurants can be pretty tempting.

Happy Christmas shopping! And don’t forget to set a budget and write a list of everyone you need to buy something for to avoid that classic Christmas Eve panic