Britain's shops 'sought-after'

Britain is one of the world's most sought-after shopping destinations with an estimated 18 million foreign visitors spending £4.5 billion in its shops, new research has found.

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Shopping in Harrods is top activity for tourists in Britain

A survey amongst tourists in Britain has put 'shopping in Harrods' as one of the top holiday activities.

Harrods store in London Credit: Steve Parsons/PA Archive

Research found that almost one in five chose the activity, when asked to select their top three favourites.

Visitors put the attraction ahead of going to the theatre and visiting Harry Potter locations.

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