If you are looking for an exciting Christmas shopping experience, then Cork is the place for you. We have a huge variety of shops to cross off everything on your Christmas list, and for all budgets. With familiar high street brands, as well as a cosy selection of local stalls and markets there is something for everyone. Whether it’s a girly shopping trip or a family fun trip to the Christmas markets, check out our offers for your perfect getaway.
The heart of Cork City lights up every Christmas season with Glow. Enjoy a Ferris wheel ride to see the Cork’s Christmas spirit from above, enjoy a free lit up theatrical evening in Bishop Lucey Park or simply enjoy the beautiful markets. Whether it’s a ladies shopping break or a trip for all the family, Glow has something for everybody and shouldn’t be missed!
Merchants Quay, less than 10 minutes’ stroll from us on Patrick’s Street, boasts a wide range of the biggest department stores. From Debenhams to Marks & Spencer, so many hours can be spent here browsing through the rails.
Cork’s newest street Opera Lane is just around the corner from Maldron Hotel Shandon Cork City offering many familiar UK and European brands including the best fashion mix in the city. With stores like River Island, Topman, Next and Zara offering the latest styles, you’re sure to be laden with new threads.
The Cornmarket Centre
The Cornmarket Centre, with its main tenant TK Max, has a number of shops that may tickle your fancy once you have exhausted the bargain rails. With outdoor adventure shops and clothing shops on its ground floor.
The English Market
For those looking for an authentic Cork experience, The English Market, which has many local food stalls selling wines, meats and cheeses, is worth a visit if only to enjoy the unique feel of the lovingly restored market that has been trading since 1788.
Mahon Point Shopping Centre
Looking for a hotel near Mahon Point Shopping Centre? Mahon Point Shopping Centre is located on the outskirts of Cork city, just a 15 minute drive from the Maldron Hotel Shandon Cork, and is Cork’s newest shopping centre with cinemas, shops and restaurants to meet all tastes. You can (and should) spend a whole day here browsing the newest fashions, dining or even catching the latest blockbuster in the modern Omniplex Cinema located at the Debenhams end of the complex.
Cork’s suburbs all boast shopping locations, with Wilton and Douglas having excellent shopping centres offering opportunities for shopping and dining alike.