The UK’s best shopping spots for Black Friday

You don’t need reminding that Christmas is just around the corner. But don’t break the bank with expensive presents this 23rd November – bag yourself a bargain at the UK’s best shopping destinations on Black Friday.

Birmingham Bull Ring
With over 200 stores offering wares of all kinds, you’ll be spoilt for choice at Birmingham’s iconic shopping destination. Whether it’s some fresh new clothes for your sibling or a cute cuddly toy for one of the kids, you’re guaranteed to find some great value gifts at the Bull Ring. Getting there is simple – it’s centrally located, just around the corner from Birmingham New Street station, and has ample parking on site. Once the buying is done, rest your weary legs at our Travelodge Bull Ring hotel, just 4 minutes’ walk away.

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intu Lakeside, Essex
Promising waterfront dining alongside the flowing fountains of the adjacent lake, intu Lakeside is certainly one picturesque location to pick up some great value goods. The thrifty folk among you can prowl three floors of high end fashion outlets and pounce on the numerous savings on offer. If you’re taking along your little ones, be sure to pay a visit to Santa’s grotto and say ‘hello’ to the mammoth magical bear too. Make a day (and night) of it by stopping over at our nearby Travelodge Thurrock Lakeside hotel which has splendid views over the lake.  

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intu Metrocentre, Gateshead
The largest shopping centre within the whole of the UK, the intu Metrocentre in Gateshead is definitely worth the visit. With a bumper collection of over 340 places to discover a discount, you could probably wrap your Christmas shopping up in one outing here. Those on a rigorous retail spree can expect deals on all kinds of items, from make-up to furniture and footwear. When you’re all shopped out, why not stop for a scrumptious meal at one of the onsite eateries and then head back to our Travelodge Gateshead hotel, less than a mile down the road?

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intu Trafford Centre, Manchester
Manchester’s Mecca for those seeking superb stocking fillers and mega ‘main presents’, the intu Trafford Centre is the perfect place to spend any day hunting a bargain. This stunning indoor expanse boasts over 280 stores in which to spend your dough, and you can even persuade the kids to come along too with an on-site cinema, crazy golf and laser quest. There’s a whole plethora of offers on all year round, but the best savings can be found on Black Friday. Spend the weekend with Travelodge Manchester Trafford Park just a 4 minute drive.

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Brent Cross Shopping Centre, London
First opened in 1976, there’s a reason why Brent Cross shopping centre has stood the test of time, with loyal shoppers flocking back every year. Visitors to this long-standing hub of retail therapy are supplied with brilliant bargains throughout the year but reductions are ramped up on Black Friday, of course. Take a selfie with Santa while you are there and be sure to download the dedicated ‘Brent Cross PLUS’ app for yet more discounts. Once you’ve got your hands on some fantastic goodies, spend the night at our Travelodge London Brent Cross hotel which is under a mile away.

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