By: Condor Ferries on 18/09/2015

Christmas shopping in the UK

With the festive season approaching, it’s time to start thinking about the task of Christmas Shopping! A trip to the UK will give you greater choice and variety, from beauty to clothing, toys to electronics, and boutiques to big brands, find a Christmas gift to suit every style and personality. Plus, there’s no excess baggage charges - bring back everything you need with no luggage restrictions when traveling by car.

And to make it even easier to get over to the UK, we’ll be running additional Sunday services on the Clipper into Portsmouth on 29th November, 6th, 13th and 20th December. So what are you waiting for? Book now! 

Gunwharf Quays

Home to 95 premium retail outlet stores, you’ll find famous brand names at discount prices. Overlooking Gunwharf Quays Marina in Portsmouth, there’s also a huge range of bars, coffee shops and restaurants to tempt you as you sit back and take in the views.


Located in the heart of Southampton city centre, WestQuay indoor shopping centre boasts over 100 great stores. You can be certain to find everything you’re looking for, well as a good choice of eateries to keep you fed and watered.

Bicester Village

If you love luxury and designer items, then Bicester Village is for you, with more than 130 luxury boutiques to discover, and savings of up to 60%. Situated on the outskirts of Bicester in Oxfordshire, we’d recommend tying your trip in with a visit to the historic city of Oxford.

Bath Christmas Market

Looking for a truly festive shopping experience? Look no further than the award-winning Bath Christmas Market. You’ll find over 170 chalets packed full of glorious Christmas gifts, lining the beautiful streets surrounding the Roman Baths and Bath Abbey.


Really want to shop until you drop? Famous department stores in London include Harrods, Selfridges, Fortnum and Mason and Liberty, to name just a few. And whilst you’re there, make sure you visit some of the famous sights, from Big Ben to Buckingham Palace!




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