Shop Shrewsbury! The Best Retail Therapy in Town

If you're new to the area or just passing through, then let this be your failsafe guide to the best retail that Shrewsbury has to offer. Shrewsbury is on par with any other town you can think of in terms of the shopping opportunities. Whether it's clothing, a coffee and a snack or a brand-new gadget– the town has you covered with its 3 shopping centers, including the brand-new Riverside complex. Are you prepared and wearing comfortable shoes? Get ready for a retail marathon.

Best for gadget lovers

Unique to Shrewsbury, AT technology is a specialist in Apple products. Let the knowledgeable staff guide you through a purchase of a brand-new iPad mini or Macbook. It's a Steve Jobs fan’s paradise and its one of the best shops outside of London devoted to Apple. Curry’s Digital is also on hand to help you stock up on all of your technology and the latest accessories. With excellent service you can be assured that you are getting the best advice possible on your technology purchases. Golden Guitars is an instrument emporium for music lovers. Try out the latest models and browse the vintage editions. We guarantee that you could spend an entire afternoon browsing here.

Best for fashionistas

Heavenly Brides and Belles is a bridal boutique run by a dedicated team. We heartily recommend stopping by if you have a special day to plan. Blow and Go is Shrewsbury’s version of the London hair blow dry bar phenomenon. Choose from a menu of fashionable hairstyles and let the staff transform you from civilian to glamour queen. Pop by Lloyds Pharmacy to pick up hard to find botanical beauty and rare make up treats not found in your usual high street stores. There are also many jewelry and watch stores, butif you want to preview what might be on offer it might be best to check out a sit like Watches of Switzerland first.

Best for hungry shoppers

Aleyna’s Cafe is the place to pick up a hot chocolate and a delicious slice of cake. It's a great place to pop in on a weekday in a quiet moment and take a moment to chill out with a magazine. If you want to switch things up, we also recommend Cafe Flavour, located in the Darwin shopping center. It's a great place to meet up with friends and try out some new tastes.

Best for frugal fanatics

As well as offering pricey gadgets and high polish hair finishing services, Shrewsbury also offers the essentials at a budget price. Check out Cooltraders for your everyday items at affordable prices. For those who like to mend rather than throwaway, check out M&M tailoring.

Head down to Shrewsbury retail parks today to start out on your spring essentials. The main high street is jam packed with independent stores–the independent retailers in Shrewsbury actually outnumber the retail chains. You simply must check out the market hall in order to check out the bazaar and farmers market that takes place there under the clock tower. Simply put, it's the best of village living and contemporary British high street all mixed together in one location.

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