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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 aThe 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 Dalton Park Outlet Shopping Centre to your Itinerary

    Dalton Park Outlet Shopping Centre

    Type

    Factory Outlet Shop

    Seaham

    Outlet shopping with up to 50% off the best brands. Cafés, children's play area, all within 55 acres of parkland.

  2. Add William Peat Butchers and Deli to your Itinerary

    William Peat Butchers and Deli

    Type

    Shop

    Barnard Castle

    Teesdale's oldest and finest butchers selling local beef and lamb and Yorkshire pork and chicken. Deli next door has large selection of cheese, pies, meats and bread.

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous Visit County Durham Official Partner 2016Visit County Durham Official Partner
  3. Add The Jubilee Sweetshop at Beamish to your Itinerary

    The Jubilee Sweetshop at Beamish

    Type

    Speciality Shop

    Beamish

    For a mouth-watering taste of the past, pop into the Jubilee Sweetshop and Sweet Factory. In the Factory at the rear, visitors see how sweets were made using techniques, recipes and equipment in the early 1900s.

  4. Add Herron’s Bakery at Beamish - The Living Museum of the North to your Itinerary

    Herron’s Bakery at Beamish - The Living Museum of the North

    Type

    Food/Drink Producer

    Beamish

    In the heart of the 1910s Town at Beamish, visitors really can see, smell and taste the past in Herron’s Bakery. Opened in 2013, the Bakery has already become a firm favourite with visitors.

  5. 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.

  6. Rams Head Antiques

    Type

    Shop

    Wolsingham

    Rams Head Antiques has a large stock of quality antique furniture, pine, paintings, statuary, garden furniture and decorative items.

  7. Prince Bishops Shopping Centre

    Type

    Shopping Centre

    Durham City

    Prince Bishops Shopping Centre is the perfect place to pick up hot fashion fixes, gadgets, health and beauty products and homeware in Durham city centre.

  8. Plants 'R' Ross

    Type

    Garden Centre/Nursery

    Peterlee

    At Plants ‘R’ Ross nursery we pride ourselves on our home grown quality plants, producing over 2,000 hanging baskets every year, over 4,000 perennials of different varieties and sizes. 40,000 individually potted bedding plants.

  9. Parlour Made

    Type

    Food/Drink Producer

    Mordon

    Based in the beautiful village of Mordon in County Durham, our Parlour Made Artisan Cheese is made on the farm using traditional methods.

  10. Parkins

    Type

    Shop

    Durham City

    Menswear and schoolwear from Parkins Durham. Our menswear range is both extensive and diverse also catering for the bigger man. We are the recommended schoolwear stockist for most of the local secondary schools in the Durham and Darlington area.