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Experience unrivalled shopping in Winchester and its surrounding market towns the whole year round. Offering a tempting array of big name stores, boutiques and designer stores.

Our high streets and local shops across the district are beginning to welcome guests back, but things are a little different as they adapt to support the latest guidance. Please check the website of the individual business before you set out to find out more. You may need to book in advance as retailers look to manage demand in order to support social distancing.

If you are enjoying a day out, you might spot a new ‘We’re Good to Go’ standard mark when shopping, eating out or in a local attraction. This new industry standard is a way of letting you know that the owners have made necessary changes to their day-to-day workings, including social distancing measures and staff training – helping you feel confident when supporting local business recover.

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Wander through the winding streets of Winchester and you will find a retail offering that boasts independent and big name stores, chic boutiques and designer treasure troves alongside exclusive cafes, established restaurants and vibrant galleries.

Take a look at View Winchester – a dedicated online directory of Winchester’s city centre businesses. Bought to you by Winchester’s Business Improvement District, the directory will give you business listings and information when you are on the move at the touch of a button.

Winchester boasts a wide array of vintage, upcycled and second hand shops and markets. If you are looking for something truly unique at a bargain price the charity, vintage, second hand and upcycled shops in the area offer a huge range of exceptional products.

For stylish shopping in a village ambience escape to the picturesque market towns of Bishop’s Waltham, Alresford and Wickham surrounding the city and you will discover an array of elegant independent shops, award-winning delicatessens and traditional shops of all kinds.