Charity shops and thrifting have risen in popularity in recent years as people look to save money and search for one-off vintage goods, with #ThriftTok showcasing over 2.6 billion views on TikTok alone.
With this in mind, discount code site Savoo has analysed 50 places across the UK to reveal the top cities for thrifting, looking at various metrics such as the number of charity shops, antique fairs and search volume for key terms such as ‘charity shops’ and ‘car boot sales’.
Blackpool came eighth in the UK, with 195 charity shops, nine antique fairs and nine car boots.
We’ve charry-picked some of the charity shops in the area that score four or more out of five according to Google Reviews.
1. Charity shops
All of the shops here rated 4 or more out of 5, according to Google Reviews. Photo: Google
2. Barnardos, Abingdon Street, Blackpool
Open seven days a week, this shop rates as 4.2/5 on Google Reviews.
Opening times are 9am-5pm Monday to Saturday, and 10am-4pm on Sundays. Photo: Google
3. PDSA Charity Shop, Talbot Road, Blackpool
This shop in aid of the PDSA animal charity achieves a Google Review rating of 4.9/5.
It's open from 9.30am-5pm every day apart from Sunday, which is 10am to 5pm. Photo: Google
4. British Heart Foundation, Church Street, Blackpool
This shop is rated as 4.2/5 on Google Reviews.
It is open 9.30am-5pm every day apart from Sundays, when it is open from 10am to 4pm. Photo: Google
5. Trinity Hospice Shop, Red Bank Road, Blackpool
This shop in aid of a local hospice, rates as 4.3/5 on Google Reviews.
It's open from 9.30am-4.30pm daily, apart from Sundays, when it's open from 11am-4pm. Photo: Google
6. LGBT Charity Shop, Talbot Road, Blackpool
This shop rates as 5/5 on Google Reviews, selling furniture and clothes.
It's open seven days a week, with varying opening times. Photo: Google