Shopping in Tunbridge Wells
Royal Tunbridge Wells shopping offers a unique experience for everyone!
The combination of specialist shops with big high street names, in a charming and historic setting, makes the town a popular destination with all kinds of shoppers, especially those looking to blend a little bit of retail therapy with a spa break.
Many of the towns and villages in the area also offer an interesting and pleasant alternative to shopping in the town centre.
Cranbrook and the Wealden Villages are well worth a visit with their good selection of small specialist shops, antique shops and eateries - good places to seek out local specialities or a souvenir of the area to take home.
On Sundays, the shops in Royal Victoria Place, some in Calverley Road, Mount Pleasant Road, the High Street and The Pantiles are open from 10:30am to 4:30pm for a leisurely stroll around the town.
Use the 'Search Shopping' box on the right to find that perfect shop for your shopping needs.
Use the 'Keyword' search to search for shops in Tunbridge Wells and the surrounding area by shop name, road name/area or by item.
Accommodation, Parking & Getting Around
If you are planning on doing a spot of retail therapy, why not book some accommodation and make it a short weekend.
Here in Royal Tunbridge Wells we are blessed to have a range of quality hotels, bed and breakfasts, self-catering properties and even campsites, many within a 5 minute walk from the town centre and key shopping locations.
The Shopper Hopper bus ticket is available on the 281 town bus service in Royal Tunbridge Wells.
This provides a convenient and regular service from Royal Victoria Place and Calverley Road to The Pantiles.
Running every 12 minutes and costing just £1 for a whole day Shopper Hopper ticket, the service is ideal for shoppers who want to visit both ends of the town.
Shopmobility is a local charity which hires out powered scooters and manual wheelchairs for use in the town centre.
Please phone or e-mail for further details of opening times and hire costs.
They are based in Royal Victoria Place Shopping Mall in the town centre of Royal Tunbridge Wells.
Telephone: 01892 544 355
Local Farmers' Markets take place in Civic Way outside the Town Hall and Museum buildings in Royal Tunbridge Wells on the second and fourth Saturdays in the month and on the first and third Saturdays in the Pantiles.
See our page on Markets for more information.
Late Night Shopping
Late night Tunbridge Wells shopping is on Thursdays until 8pm in Royal Victoria Place and for some shops in Calverley Road and Mount Pleasant Road.
In terms of food and drink, there are many excellent restaurants, pubs and bars that serve amazing meals and refreshments all day and if it's things to see you are interested in, we urge you to pay a visit to The Chalybeate Spring, The Seven Wonders as well as Dunorlan Park (and the many other superb parks and lakes in Tunbridge Wells).