Birdhouse's favourites places to shop in Surrey...

At Birdhouse Surrey it is no secret that we LOVE to shop! Here we have put together a list of some of our top recommendations of where to shop, no matter what you’re looking for.

By Laura Bird

Best for the High Street

Reigate – Boasting an impressive selection of stores, Reigate High Street has a lot to offer. Find brand names such as Jo Malone, Whistles, Mint Velvet, Jack Wills alongside many one-off boutiques and gift shops.

Guildford – With something for every age group, style and budget, you can literally shop till you drop in this beautiful, historic town. Find three shopping centres filled with high street brands, as well as charming side streets offering independent shops.

Bluewater – For a one-stop, hassle-free shopping trip, head to Bluewater in Greenhithe, Kent. You will be spoilt for choice with a range of high street names and two large department stores, House of Fraser and John Lewis. Also … parking is easy and free!

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Best for Home/Interior Shopping

Purley Way, Croydon – Find an abundance of home/DIY shops: Homesense, The Range, Next Home, Natuzzi and a huge IKEA amongst many others.

Guildford – For interior shopping, Guildford has an extensive choice of stores you won’t find elsewhere. Try OKA, Loaf, Neptune, Sofa.com, Barker and Stonehouse for the most stylish furniture and home accessory collections. For artwork head to Castle Fine Art.

Best for Designer Shopping

Find the nearest station and jump on a train to the capital! London is a luxury shopping paradise, offering everything a lavish buyer could want. Head for Bond Street, Dover Street, Sloane or The Kings Road. For the finest department stores try Harrods, Selfridges, Fortnum & Masons, Liberty’s and Harvey Nichols.
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Best for Food Shopping

Our favourite local supermarkets are M&S Food Reigate, Waitrose Caterham & Coulsdon and Tesco 24hr Superstore Purley.

The Priory Farm Shop Nutfield – For speciality groceries, you won’t find in the supermarkets and the freshest produce.

COOK – Cheat with these frozen, home-cooked, fresh and delicious meals! Shops in various locations across Surrey.

Garsons Esher – Worth the drive! Find a very impressive deli, bakery, Bevan’s butchers, groceries, fresh fruit and veg as well as wine, beer and spirits. You can also pick your own fruit in the summer months.

Best for Garden Shopping

Woodcote Green Garden Centre – You’ll struggle to find better than Woodcote Green Garden Centre. They have an excellent range of plants, gardening products and garden furniture.

The Priory Farm Nursery, Nutfield – Again an extensive range of quality plants and gardening sundries on offer all year round. Also… they sell fantastic Christmas trees!