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Durham Shopping

Shopping in Durham

From Durham City to the Durham Dales, the Vale of Durham to the Durham Coast, soak up the atmosphere of this surprising county as you enjoy a little retail therapy. 

Stroll through the historic streets of Durham City, where you will find high street favourites jostling for attention alongside independent shops, boutiques and quirky craft shops in the shadow of the Durham Cathedral and Castle UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enjoy both indoor and outdoor shoping at The Gates and Prince Bishops shopping centres.

Looking for a bargain? Take a trip to Dalton Park, the biggest outlet shopping centre in the region. Durham’s market towns including Bishop Auckland and Chester-le-Street in the Vale of Durham, Stanhope and Barnard Castle in the Durham Dales and Seaham on the Durham Coast offer a warm welcome with their own unique character and charm. Browse through shops selling locally made arts, crafts and delicacies.  And don't miss the array of antique shops in Barnard Castle.

For a memento from a great day out, don’t forget to visit the enticing gift shops at attractions across the county to take home that special gift or souvenir, or take a taste of Durham home with you from one of our many farm shops and farmers markets.

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  1. Add Chrissie Morgan Art to your Itinerary

    Chrissie Morgan Art

    Type

    Antique/Craft Centre

    Back Silver Street, Durham

    Chrissie Morgan Art is situated in Gallery 4, a sunny studio in the Artists Quarter of Fowlers Yard where visitors are welcome to view and purchase unique hand woven tapestries, painted portraits in watercolour and oils, local landscapes, hand woven Durham Tartan scarves, hand spun wool, greetings...

  2. Add The Woolly Workshop to your Itinerary

    The Woolly Workshop

    Type

    Speciality Shop

    Back Silver Street, Durham City

    Stockist of top quality yarns, fleece and fibres for Knitting/Crochet, Rugmaking, Felting, Spinning, Patterns, Needles & Notions. Unique handmade woollen items for sale and weekly knitting groups.

  3. Add Anja Percival: Printmaker to your Itinerary

    Anja Percival: Printmaker

    Type

    Antique/Craft Centre

    Durham City

    Anja Percival is a fine artist specialising in printmaking. She produces and sells original hand-crafted etchings from her studio, which is located in Fowlers Yard, a unique development of nine creative workspaces for professional artists situated down on the banks of the River Wear.


    Anja’s...

  4. Add Juliet Percival: Illustrator to your Itinerary

    Juliet Percival: Illustrator

    Type

    Speciality Shop

    Durham City

    Juliet Percival is an award-winning freelance illustrator. Her medical artworks add a creative element to the world of science, in order to convey the body's beauty and aesthetic value.


    She uses a simple but expressive and fluent line to give her subject matter an individual and personal feel...

  5. Add The Gift Room at Number 4  to your Itinerary

    The Gift Room at Number 4

    Type

    Shop

    Langley Park

    Semi-rural, old pit village Langley Park id now the home of a new and exciting Gift Shop & Café that is an Aladdin’s Cave of surprises. With something for everyone! ‘The Gift Room’, which is set at the back of ‘Number 4’ Café stocks an array of beautiful gifts from various suppliers and handmade...

  6. Add Chocolate Fayre to your Itinerary

    Chocolate Fayre

    Type

    Food & Drink Shop

    Barnard Castle

    A chocolate shop of distinction stocking handmade chocolates and a full range of popular chocolate lines.

    Our speciality is being able to pack and ribbon-wrap exactly to customer requirements from a selection of over 75 different chocolates. We also stock 12 wonderful flavours of the best ice...

  7. Add Marla Jones Jewellery to your Itinerary

    Marla Jones Jewellery

    Type

    Covered Market/Market Hall

    Durham City

    Featuring a selection of high quality designer jewellery with new designs changing seasonally. Jewellery brands include Azuni of London, Tianguis Jackson, Aviv handmade jewellery, Martick and many more.
    Lots of special one off pieces using the finest quality precious stones.

  8. Add Start Fitness to your Itinerary

    Start Fitness

    Type

    Shop

    Durham City

    Running and fitness specialist selling footwear, clothing, swimwear and accessories. Have your gait checked in store.

    Major brands stocked include Nike, Adidas, Asics, Brooks and More MIle, all at discounted prices.

  9. Add Cathedral Shop to your Itinerary

    Cathedral Shop

    Type

    Shop

    Durham City

    Enjoy a unique shopping experience in one of the most remarkable, intact, monastic, vaulted undercrofts in the UK. As well as being a must see architectural gem, the Cathedral Shop offers a wide range of locally-sourced, bespoke gifts which reflect the Cathedral’s aims and values from stunning...

  10. Add Hotlist Bags Boutique to your Itinerary

    Hotlist Bags Boutique

    Type

    Boutique

    Durham City

    An independent family owned boutique, specialising in individually handpicked handbags, scarves, jewellery and more. Affordable luxury is our mantra, we are the treasure trove destination for perfect presents or treat for yourself. There's always something new to see.