Bristol voted top shopping destination by WeThrift

A new study by the research team at WeThrift has revealed the best destinations for shopping across the UK outside London, and Bristol is in second place.

The study looked at ten-point criteria, including the number of shopping centres, Instagram posts, the annual rainfall, number of car parks available and more, to give each location a final score out of 100. Bristol achieved an overall score of 74.2 out of 100.

They said: ‘Bristol performed consistently across each category, with 15,952 Instagram posts for the hashtag #shoppingbristol, 259 car parking facilities, 30 charity shops, 3 shopping centres and an average annual rainfall of 824mm a year, making it the ideal location for shopping’.

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How the other cities compared:

1. Edinburgh – 74.5

2. Bristol – 74.2

3. York – 71.1

4. Brighton – 69.8

5. Leeds – 65

6. Glasgow – 60

7. Sheffield – 59.7

8. Belfast – 59.6

9. Birmingham – 58.5

10. Leicester – 58.2