From clothes to candles, beauty to bakeries, there is something for everyone in your local town. If you are looking for ideas for shopping in Accrington, look no further!

Summer may be at an end but with many festivities in the last few months of the year, it’s time to get ahead with your shopping!

Let’s start with back to school!  The little ones (and bigger ones too) are all now firmly back in education so you may be looking for a new reading material or some new shoes. Star Book Exchange is now open in the outside pavilion just around the corner from market favourite, Maureen’s Shoes.

If you are in Accrington market, you can pick up hundreds of branded uniform items and plain uniform items at the Uniform Swap Shop. Not only that but the selection includes book bags and PE kits for school children in Hyndburn so saving money and the environment in one trip! This stall on the balcony is proudly supported by so you can also reach out for other services as well.

More Ideas for Shopping in Accrington

Now is the perfect time to start getting your house ready for guests. Jo workshop creative reclamation on the balcony upcycles furniture. She also sells handmade and hand finished goods of a curious and quirky nature so you are sure to find the perfect addition to your home.

Maybe you need some ‘me-time’ so you can head to the Lash and Glow Emporium on the balcony for a treat.  Rachel has over 9 years’ experience in the beauty industry. She specialises in semi-permanent lashes and is also a lash educator throughout the Northwest.

Planning Ahead

If you like to be organised, why not start your Christmas shopping early with a trip to Pamper Me Bath Bombs and Treats. Also located on the balcony, you can choose from lovely scented and beautiful bath and body, home fragrance and gift items. They have themed stock for Christmas and Halloween and can also make up hampers so be sure to get there early!

It wouldn’t be Christmas without sweet treats and traditional fayre so for all your food, so for ideas for shopping in Accrington, click here to meet some more of the traders.

Visit Accrington Market

The stalls are back in full swing and the traders look forward to welcoming you. Click here for opening times.  You can also follow us on Facebook for the latest news, events and ideas for shopping in Accrington!