From high street retailers to independent boutiques, antique centres and markets, East Yorkshire offers a diverse shopping experience.


Market towns

Market towns like Driffield and Pocklington are packed with independent shops offering the best in local produce, gifts, and homeware, as well as a sense of the traditional as you’ll find the butchers, bakers and producers along the high street.



For a day out shopping it has to Beverley. The town’s cobbled streets, Georgian buildings and bustling marketplace create an eclectic shopping experience. With a mix of popular high street names and brilliant independent boutiques with specialities from the latest fashion pieces to soaps and scents and even everything you could need for your dog; you’ll be laden with bags by the end of the day. Find more brands, places to eat and family entertainment at the Flemingate complex just on from the town centre.



Weekly markets bring a wide range of traders, producers and makers to the town centres. At the region’s markets you’ll find everything local from the best in East Yorkshire street food, sweet treats and coffee to locally grown fruit and veg. Crafts, art and prints are also found in abundance, if you’re looking for a special gift or simply a souvenir to take home.



If searching through old treasures and unusual finds for the perfect item or the next in your collection, then a visit to the region’s antique shops are a must. St Crispin’s Antique Centre in Beverley is a treasure trove of unusual trinkets and finds or visit the Georgian Tearooms for a peruse of antiques while enjoying a hot tea and homemade scone.


Find the perfect gift, treat yourself or just browse, the region’s shops are yours to explore.


Discover market days in towns across East Yorkshire, including special events and festivals.