Shopping in Blackpool
Houndshill Shopping Centre
Houndshill Shopping Centre is situated right in the centre of Blackpool behind Blackpool Tower and here you can find over 50 retail outlets including River Island, Jack & Jones, Next, Primark and JD. As well as a host of retailers, you will find a wide choice of restaurants and cafes such as Costa, Starbucks and Caffé Nero.
Around Houndshill Shopping Centre can be found a host of high street outlets such as Argos and Marks & Spencer, while many independent stores can be found close by.
For those looking for something a little different to the run-of-the-mill high street chains, why not try The Regent. Situated in a Grade II listed former cinema building, you will find a plethora of stalls selling antiques, vintage, crafts and collectables. There’s also a tearoom where you can indulge in a tasty snack while a large car park lies just over the road. The Regent is open each day of the week including Sundays.
Affinity Lancashire Outlet Village
Affinity Lancashire is the place to go if you are looking to bag some big discounts on famous brands. Situated alongside a stunning historic harbour at Fleetwood and easily reachable from Blackpool Town Centre by tram, this retail centre comprises around 45 different outlets which offer some big savings on well-known brands.
Here you will find a wide range of fashion outlets as well as cafes and ample car parking for over 700 cars. Parking is completely free, however you can also reach the outlet village direct from Blackpool town centre by tram, the journey taking around 15 minutes.
Abingdon Street Market
The new-look Abingdon Street Market opened for business in May 2023 and here you can enjoy a wide range of food outlets as well as bars and a coffee shop. This market has a real local feel to it and is extremely popular with both visitors and locals alike.