Shopping in LoughboroughLoughborough offers a great shopping experience, with big names such as TK Maxx, New Look, Topshop and Next sitting side by side with an eclectic mix of independent boutiques. You will find all the big names in the Carillon Court and The Rushes Shopping Centres and across our pedestrianised Market Place.
But wander a little further or turn a corner and you will find yourself among a mix of eclectic boutiques, café’s, gift shops and eateries. Look out for these areas:
Good for Pizza – Ashby Road & Ashby Square – A great mix of independent eateries, vintage shops, hair & beauty
Unique Waterside – Loughborough Wharf – Waterside bars, cafes , cocktails & retail
Great for Shopping – The Rushes & Swan Street – Diverse retail, leisure, fitness, restaurants & bars
Cafe Culture – Market Street – Restaurants, cafe’s, bars, street food, market & shops
Popular & Lively – Wards End & Bedford Square – Boutiques, deli’s, bistro’s, live music, bars & clubs
Artisan & Chic – Church Gate & Church Gate Mews – Boutique shops, artisan chocolatier, chic bars and restaurants
Good for Socialising – Baxter Gate & High Street – Cineworld, popular restaurants, bars, clubs & shops
Specialist Shopping – Leicester Road – Health & beauty, body artwork, cafes and the only music shop in town
Loughborough’s Marvellous Market
Loughborough’s historic Market is rich in character, atmosphere and colour. It has been a part of the town’s heritage for over 800yrs. With its great mix of stalls, selling everything from pet food to clothing, you’re sure to find a bargain.
The Market is managed by Charnwood Borough Council’s Markets & Fairs Service.
The Retail Market operates on a Thursday and Saturday throughout the year, from 8am until 4pm.
The Vintage Market operates on Fridays from 8am until 3.30pm.
There is also a Farmers’ Market on the second Wednesday of each month and Special Markets visit throughout the year.