If you are new to Edge Hill or visiting for a few days, it is useful to know where the best places to shop in the area are. Whether you are looking for groceries, clothes, items for the home and garden or just about anything else, you will find plenty of shops catering for a wide variety of needs.
Just some of the popular stores in the area include Johnstone’s Leyland Decorating Centre, Nellie’s Alterations & Repairs, Taskers DIY and Matalan. If its food and drink that you want at an affordable price then there is also a Lidl supermarket situated in the Kensington area of Edge Hill. For items for the home, probably the best place to visit is Home Bargains, as they have a varied selection of inexpensive items that will suit a range of different tastes. If you prefer smaller, independent stores rather than large chain stores, there are plenty to choose from too.
For those who want a more complete shopping experience, a trip to Manchester or Liverpool, would make an ideal day out. Manchester (on of the biggest cities in the north of England), has a bustling city centre where you will find designer fashion stores next to electrical retailers and everything in-between. If you prefer vintage style, then it is well worth paying a visit to Affleks Palace where you will find small independent traders running stalls selling some great stylish fashion. The Arndale Centre in the heart of the city is also a very conventient place to find everything that you are after in one place, especially if the weather is bad.
When it comes to Liverpool, this historic city also has a huge amount to offer shoppers. The Albert Dock, although well known for it’s restaurants and bars, has some great shops selling everything from art, to souvenirs and of course a whole lot of Beatles memorabilia. Closer to the city centre are all of the well knows store that you would expect in such a famous city, as well is trendy boutiques dotted here and there. After a hard day of shopping in Liverpool, you will also find a top selection of restaurants to refuel at, and while you are there, why not pop into the world renowned Cavern Club where the Beatles first started out. The building has been rebuilt a short distance from it’s original location, although as you descent into the cellar, you will feel as though you are taking a trip back in time to the early sixties. The Cavern has live music on every day, so if you are a fan then it is a great way to end a shopping trip.
Getting to Manchester or Liverpool from Edge Hill, is no hassle at all and there are frequent bus services to and from both every day. You can find all of the timetables here. In a car, the journey is equally easy and you can get to either city in no time at all.