• Shopping


From local independents and boutiques to large high street favourites. There is something for everyone in the towns and villages around the Wash.

Boston’s famous Wednesday and Saturday open-air markets are the largest in Lincolnshire and have been held for hundreds of years in the fabulous large open market place in the centre of town. The Wednesday market also boasts an open air auction and additional market stalls on Bargate Green.

The historic market place is surrounded by a variety of national known high street names and locally-owned shops. Explore the streets and lanes which branch from the market place and its surrounds, still faithful to the original medieval streetscape, and discover a wealth of independent specialist stores, cafes and boutiques.

Retail developments including Pescod Square and Boston Shopping Park add to the vibrant retail offer of the town and ensure that there is something for everyone on a visit to Boston.

King’s Lynn is a truly historic town and port, with a vibrant town centre and a outstanding heritage. The Vancouver Quarter, especially, features a wide range of local and national retailers. But the whole of the town centre itself offers a superb, all-round shopping experience.

Downham Market, the traditional market town and gateway to the Fens, has regular craft and collectables markets, unique independent shops, and is host to many eateries that will satisfy all appetites, making a shopping visit to Downham Market a great day out.

Against the backdrop of stunning coastal scenery and beautiful public gardens, the family-friendly Victorian seaside resort of Hunstanton really provides picturesque retail therapy, with independent retailers and markets peppered with more traditional shops selling beach goods, pubs and eateries.

The Horsefair Shopping Centre in Wisbech is located in the very centre of the town with excellent road and transport links. The centre offers a wide range of outlets to meet all your shopping needs.

Venturing further into the classic English countryside, you can experience a unique shopping experience with a traditional village atmosphere amongst a host of markets and craft fairs where you can pick up a bargain, rare collectables, plants and freshly baked food amongst many other items.

The village of Burnham Market, close to Burnham Overy Staithe harbour has over 30 outlets in the village that make it a popular shopping destination. Bookshops, deli-foods, fashion, interiors, antiques, Burnham Market is full of independent and interesting shops. The village is centered around a large green, with some striking buildings surrounding it.