If you are interested in shopping while visiting Newcastle, the city has something to please everyone.  The Eldon Square shopping centre, located in the heart of the city is a great place to start. It contains over 140 shops including traditional department stores, and speciality shops along with several cafes and restaurants.

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Numerous shops and boutiques are located outside Eldon Square, along Northumberland Street and around the Grey's Monument. Triple S, TJ Hughes, Lush to name but a few.

For those looking for a more authentic experience, check out the Grainger Market. First opened in 1835, it offers dozens of stalls filled with unique gifts and produce, as well as the usual butchers & greengrocers. It is located on Grainger Street near Grey’s Monument.

Newcastle’s oldest market is the Bigg Market, which is held on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. The city has held a market on this site since medieval times. It is located on Bigg Street in the city centre. Also good for a bargain are the Greenmarket (every weekday, indoors near Eldon Square) and the Quayside Market (every Sunday).

Outside the city centre, the MetroCentre provides Newcastle with Europe's largest shopping complex, home to over 350 outlets, an indoor theme park and several good quality eateries, it is well worth a visit. Accessible by train from Central Station or by the 100 bus from Monument.