3 girls are on a shopping trip, walking out of a clothing store

This Summer we’re partnering with our friends at Liverpool BID Company to share the very best of what Town has to offer as the days get warmer.

Whether you’re looking for ways to keep the kids entertained, planning a night out with friends, or ideas for great days out in the sunshine, we’ll be giving you the lowdown on what not to miss in Liverpool.

Liverpool is well known for being a top shopping destination with all the well-known brands on offer. If you’re looking for a different kind of shopping experience though, have a look at a few of our suggestions on the high street's hidden gems in Liverpool.

Follow us across our social channels @VisitLiverpool for more inspiration and use #TownEverydayEveryone to tag us in your adventures across Liverpool this summer. 

Shop ‘til you drop at the brand new Flannels department store

Popular luxury department store, Flannels have just opened their brand new flagship store here in Liverpool and it’s certainly worth a visit. With seven floors of designer brands, a beauty hall, three restaurants, a bar and the worlds-first Barry’s Bootcamp; it’s more than just your average department store. 

Have a relaxing afternoon at Lush Spa Liverpool

Did you know that Liverpool is home to the biggest LUSH in the world? With four floors full of all your favourite LUSH products including bath bombs, hair care, gifts and everything in between, you could spend an afternoon here exploring everything on offer.

They also have a whole floor dedicated to the Lush Spa where you can book yourself into for a whole host of massage treatments or treat yourself to a session in the Hair Lab. Find out more on their website here. 

Discover everything Metquarter has to offer

With a mix of independent and high end brands, a huge food market and an Everyman Cinema, there’s lots to explore at Metquarter. 

Shop brands like Kids Cavern, Kurt Geiger, Cricket and Say It With Diamonds then rest your legs with something to eat at the GPO. With nine different food vendors offering a range of cuisines from around the world, Liverpool’s largest food market has something for everyone.

Round off your day with a trip to the Everyman Cinema and sit back and relax in their luxury cinema. Showing all the latest blockbusters, you can even order food and drinks to your seat whilst you lounge on their comfy sofas.

Shop independent on Bold Street

If you’re a fan of vintage fashion then Resurrection on Bold Street is the place to go. You can find all sorts of hidden gems in fashion here and even pick up a few vinyl to add to your collection too. 

If you’re in need of a trim, pull up a chair in their in-house barbers too. Resurrection isn’t your average clothing store!

In need of a gift and the perfect birthday card? Utility on Bold Street has everything you need. With quirky designs, cute gift ideas and even some house plants, pop in and have a look!

Step into the pages of Harry Potter at Queen Avenue

Queen Avenue is one of the best hidden gems around. Nestled into Castle Street, find the quirky alleyway that looks like it comes straight from the pages of Harry Potter. Giving Diagon Alley vibes, you’ll find Queens Wine Bar and Bistro, Abditory, Dot-Art and Moose Coffee, perfect if you're looking for somewhere new to eat.

Dive into a good book at News from Nowhere

Book lovers must take a trip to News from Nowhere on Bold Street. The not-for-profit community bookshop established in 1974 has a huge selection of books in their store but if they haven't got what you’re looking for they can order it in too!

Let us know what you're getting up to and follow us on our social media channels on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and TikTok searching VisitLiverpool. 

You might also find these blogs useful:


Lush Liverpool
Outside of Lush Liverpool showing the corner of the shop.

Lush Liverpool Spa is the world’s largest Lush shop with a total retail space of 1814 sqm.

Shop/Shopping Centre
Inside MetQuarter Liverpool, a large cream stone shopping mall. There is a mezzanine floor which the photograph is taken from.

Situated in the heart of Liverpool, Metquarter is a one-stop destination for shopping, food and entertainment and home to iconic local brands including Kids Cavern, Cricket Fashion and Francesca Couture alongside lots of other independent retailers and crafters. It is the home of LMA, Liverpool’s media, music and performing arts institution, educating some of the city’s most creative talent.

Everyman Cinema
Plush red couches in a dimly lit cinema

Discover a new way to experience the latest releases or exclusive screenings with the 4 screen Everyman Cinema.