Markets in England are great fun. Originally a trading method going back to Roman times, in the mid-20th century many English markets almost became extinct due to the pressures of supermarket developments and out-of-town malls. Fortunately, over the last 20-30 years, that trend has reversed and many markets have developed a new vibrancy and they’re very popular with locals. Most English cities, towns and some villages will have a weekly market or markets. Market food ingredients, particularly on farmer’s markets, is now very popular. Clothing and other items are also commonly found on stalls though due to strict animal protection laws, livestock is rare. Several of the London markets are nationally and internationally famous. Market prices for food products may be higher than those in the supermarkets though manufactured items perhaps slightly cheaper than in the shops. Haggling is not an English custom and is never practiced on foodstuffs but antiques, car boot sales, bric-a-brac and some clothing on London market stalls are usually an exception to that. Watch out for poor quality manufactured items, counterfeits and fakes. As everywhere now, they are commonplace but a Withlocals tour expert should help you find the genuine stall and vendors and avoid some of the tourist traps.
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