Last Minute Christmas Shopping in Leeds

Have you left your Christmas shopping to the last minute? Do you say every year you need to be more organised? Well, no need to panic as we have put together our top spots in Leeds for you to get your Christmas shopping done in no time!

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Trinity Leeds

Head straight to Trinity if you want to get your Christmas shopping completed in record time! With three floors full of high street names, from Hollister to Next, Lindt Chocolate to Lego all under one iconic glass roof. There are over 120 brand names including bars, shops restaurants and cafes, including the unique food experience Trinity Kitchen. Located in the heart of the city centre, Trinity opens on to Briggate, which is Leeds’ main high street – so you will never be short of shopping options.

Corn Exchange

Just next door to Kirkgate Market is a gorgeous Grade I Listed building, which is better known as the Corn Exchange. With a striking oval domed roof and an array of vintage and independent shops, make sure to pay a visit for a one-off fabulous retro fashion-piece.

Victoria Gate

The luxury modern Victoria Gate is an awe-inspiring shopping centre, with over 80 of the most desirable shops, including & Other Stories, Gant, John Lewis and many more. With plenty of stylish restaurants and bars, kiosks and cafes, there’s never-ending options for a festive snack, romantic meal or even a pre-theatre cocktail.


Leeds is well known for its mesmerizing historic arcades, which combine high end shopping with small, independent retailers. Take a leisurely stroll through these amazing arcades and pick up some unique Christmas gifts. With more designer brands to choose from, check out the Victoria Quarter which includes County Arcade and Cross Arcade. If you’re looking for more quirky family run shops, make sure to head up to Queens Arcade; and the small specialty shops of the Thornton’s Arcade.

Merrion Centre

Towards the top of Leeds and located just outside of First Direct Arena, is the city’s longest established shopping centre. With a vast array new restaurants in the quarter is the perfect place to take a break, refocus and refuel. There is a diverse choice of shops such as Home Bargains, BodyCare and Superdrug, along with some unique stores for those Leeds Supporters: Official Leeds United Store and Leeds Rhinos Club shops!