Fancy some retail therapy? From antique dealers and traditional markets to High Street brands and boutique stores. You’ll never go home empty handed!
Top Shopping Spots
The Strait, at the bottom end of Steep Hill, has a range of fashion and designer stores, whilst you’ll find specialty, vintage and retro stores on the hill itself, voted ‘Britain’s Best Street’.
Wander the quirky streets of Bailgate at the top to discover a world of specialist shops including boutiques, crafts, book and gift shops, not to mention tea rooms and restaurants that line the cobbled streets.
Time your visit right to browse the Famrers’ Market, Makers’ Market, or Antiques Market that meets on the historic Castle Hill each month.
All of this in the shadow of the stunning Lincoln Cathedral and Lincoln Castle – a unique shopping experience.
Cleethorpe’s Sea View Quarter is the Jewel in the Crown in the historic, Victorian heart of the town.
The quaint quarter has maintained its quirky charm over the years and is home to an array of independent retailers and the finest eateries.
If you’re looking for bespoke jewellery, fashion, furniture or something a little different then visit the Sea View Quarter, it’s a local favourite and it comes as no surprise that it was a finalist in the Great British High Street Awards in 2016.
Lincoln is a dream destination for shoppers. The city’s secret lies in its brilliant mix of High Street brands and shopping centres, quirky independent stores and boutiques, colourful homegrown markets.
The market in Boston has been held since the 12th century, when the port was second only to London. Here you’ll find local food and drink, plants, cheeses, toys, gadgets, fabrics, sweets, cakes, cards, household goods, and more.
Retail park in Gainsborough built on a former Iron Works, including 35 stores, an Italian restaurant, coffee shops, a health club and more. Families flock to The Yard’s fun year-round events.
Unique Shopping Events
Brigg Farmers' Market
The award-winning market in Brigg, in the north of the county, is held on the fourth Saturday in each month including local farmers offering vegetables, meat, poultry (including ostrich), eggs, cheese, ice cream, and preserves, to name but a few.
Splurge in the exclusive boutique style shopping area, or browse the 600 trade stands spanning the Showground offering everything from clothes, jewelery and shoes to cars, lawnmowers and hot tubs. And don't miss the food courts with local produce to enjoy.
Lincoln Christmas Market
There is something for everyone, from unusual gifts to food and drink from near and far, not to mention a whole host of entertainment for all the family to enjoy.
Shops across the city will also stay open late for the duration of the Market, and the Artists' Christmas Village offers goods from local artists and crafters too.