Edinburgh city centre and the wider Edinburgh City Region offer
an exciting range of speciality, generalist and destination
Home to flagship High Street stores such as Debenhams,
Frasers, Zara and H&M, alongside historic Jenners and the
National Galleries of
Scotland. Princes Street Gardens is the venue for seasonal
markets including the
Traditional German Christmas Market and and festive Polish
market, while the Edinburgh Farmers'
Market is held every Saturday from 9am - 2pm in nearby Castle
Harvey Nichols anchors this new luxury quarter for Edinburgh,
alongside a host of other top-end retailers including Calvin Klein,
Emporio Armani, Louis Vuitton, Oscar and Fitch and Valvona &
fashion hub, with brands including Karen Millen, DKNY
and LK Bennett rubbing shoulders with stylish bars and
restaurants including All Bar One, TigerLily, The Living Room,
Oloroso, Tempus and The Dome.
Edinburgh's West End
'Village' is home to a vibrant mix of designer fashion
boutiques, organic food retailers, gift shops, homeware retailers
and galleries as well as a cluster of High Street names
and lively bars, coffee shops and restaurants.
The Grassmarket, Victoria Street and the
A buzzing restaurant, pub and shopping area beneath Edinburgh
Castle, the area is full to brimming with Scottish designers,
artisans and independents selling world crafts, vintage clothing
and antiques to gourmet food in a vibrant al fresco setting.
Stockbridge, Bruntsfield and Morningside
Clusters of niche independents including homeware retailers,
delicatessens, chocolatiers, antique dealers, bookstores, vintage
clothing specialists and interior designers share these popular
speciality shopping areas with a lively pub and restaurant
The Royal Mile, High Street and Canongate
A tourist's mecca for gifts and souvenirs including Scottish
crafts, cashmere and whisky alongside some of the city's oldest
taverns and eateries. This historic setting includes Edinburgh Castle, St Giles Cathedral,
the Palace of Holyrood House and The Scottish
St James Shopping Centre
Following its acquisition by Henderson
Global Investors in 2006, the St James Centre is undergoing
an ambitious £850m redevelopment and expansion that will give
Edinburgh its biggest new retail development and create a new
shopping, business and leisure quarter in the city. The project is
tipped to provide one of the best concentrations of quality retail
outside Birmingham, Manchester and London.
At the heart of Edinburgh's flagship waterfront regeneration,
is a state-of-the-art leisure and retail complex designed by Sir
Terence Conran. It boasts 45,000 sq m of shopping of shopping and
leisure accommodation on three floors and 1600 car parking spaces.
The mix includes more than 75 stores, bars and restaurants and a
Spanning 20 hectares with 27,870sq m of retail space, The Gyle is a
flagship shopping centre to the west of Edinburgh city centre close
to the airport and city bypass. It has 2,500 car parking spaces and
more than 600,000 people living within a 20 minute drive. This
increases to 1m within a half-hour drive.
OUT OF TOWN
A premium shopping
centre with more than 1100 free secure car parking spaces
located 3.5km from Edinburgh's city centre and housing a range of
high street and independent retailers covering fashion, gifts,
food, beauty, electronics and other sectors.
One of the largest shopping destinations outside Princes Street
in Edinburgh and Sauchiehall Street in Glasgow. The development
links the existing Kinnaird Park and Edinburgh
Fort on the outskirts of Edinburgh to create a huge 54,255 sq m
one-stop shopping destination.
In the CACI Retail Footprint 2010, Top 10 UK retail parks,
Fort Kinnaird was named 6th best in the UK and was Scotland's
top performing retail park.
The Centre, Livingston
Comprising Livingston's new Elements Square retail development
and the adjoining Almondvale Shopping Centre, 'The Centre' is now one of
the biggest shopping centres in Scotland with a total retail space
nearing 1million sq ft, with 155 shops, leisure space and an
extensive catering offer.
Livingston is also home to Scotland's largest Designer Outlet,
with more than 90 shops under one spectacular glass roof.