Check out the Outlet Village in the UK


Outlets, which is known as the discount village, Beijing has the famous Yansha Outlets, and to talk about the British Outlet, everyone's first reaction should be Bicester Village. Although Bicester's scale is large, the brands that are stationed are also rich and high-end, but the babies with too far coordinates say that this trip is a bit toss. Fortunately, there are so many Outlets in the UK, and today I will pick a few of them for introduction. You can choose your own location based on your location.



Bicester Village





First, Bicester still wants to talk about it. After all, this is the most popular discount shopping village in the UK. It must have become a must-see place in the UK like the British Museum. In fact, Bicester Village is part of the many discounted villages of Bicester Village Shopping Collection, and other discount villages are also located in Dublin, Paris, Madrid, Barcelona, Milan, Brussels, Frankfurt, Munich and Shanghai. .


The brands that settled in Bicester are basically the biggest international brands, such as Burberry, Prada, Gucci, Dior, etc., except for some "proud ghosts" that are only discounted in their own stores. However, as for the style, only everything goes with it. After all, there is always a cheap reason. Although the style may not be so in, but it is also the style that these first-line big brands have been popular. Before you leave, you can go to the official website to do your homework. In general, you can get direct access to Bicester Village through different modes of transportation from London, Oxford and Birmingham, as well as detailed travel information on the website.


Address: Bicester Village, 50 Pingle Drive, Bicester, Oxfordshire OX26 6WD

Opening hours: Monday to Wednesday 9:00 to 21:00, Thursday to Saturday 9:00 to 22:00, Sunday 10:00 to 19:00



Bluewater Shopping Centre





Located near Kent’s Greenhithe, Blue Water Shopping Plaza is home to Europe’s largest indoor shopping mall with over 330 shops, restaurants and entertainment venues. The shopping center is built on a hill, like a small city in the basin. Its main body consists of three shopping areas. The shopping center is mainly retail stores, and the price is almost the same as that of the high street shops. However, the store is very concentrated, which can save time and sweep the goods once.


Address: Bluewater Pkwy, Dartford, Greenhithe DA9 9ST

Opening hours: Monday to Friday from 10:00 to 21:00, Saturday from 9:00 to 21:00, Sunday from 11:00 to 17:00



Gunwharf Quays





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After talking about the village of Bicester, let's take a look at another Outlets, also located in the south of England, Gunwharf Quays. As the name suggests, this Outlets is at the water's edge - Portsmouth Harbour. Although not quite the same as Bicester, there are fewer brands on the front line, but the second-line and high-street brands are diverse, such as Diesel, HUGO BOSS, Barbour, Fred Perry, and Guess. More brands can be found on the official website before departure. The babies on the southern coast of England may wish to go shopping, there should be a lot of gains. And because of the relationship at the seaside, the scenery is also very good, you can go around this trip when you travel.


Address: Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth PO1 3TZ

Opening hours: Monday to Friday 10:00 to 20:00, Saturday 9:00 to 20:00, Sunday 10:00 to 18:00



Clarks Village





Clarks Village is also a large-scale Outlets that incorporates a lot of brands. The brands that are stationed include CK, Barbour, Bench, Levi’s, GAP, Lacoste, etc., and of course Clarks' largest factory store. The brand here is more intimate. In addition, there is a Shoe Museum nearby, and it is good to go for a stroll.


Address: Clarks Village, Farm Road, Somerset BA16 0BB

Opening hours: Monday to Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 9:00 to 19:00; Thursday 9:00 to 20:00; Sunday 10:00 to 17:00



Manchester intu Trafford Centre





The Manchester Trafford Shopping Centre is the second largest shopping centre in Europe and is located on the outskirts of Manchester, where many of the UK's major department stores have branches. The interior is elegantly decorated with glass ceilings that connect five different regional shopping plazas, including the Half Moon Plaza, the Giant Dome Atrium, the Magnificent Commercial Street, the Joy Manor and the Oriental Gourmet Restaurant Lounge. The casual restaurant area is known as Europe's largest food court, with more than 60 restaurants that can accommodate thousands of people at the same time. The food court is designed with the theme of a steamboat, where dining is like being in a huge cruise to pay tribute to the Industrial Revolution and the Grand Canal. The Food Court has a number of themed dining areas, including dining areas in China, New Orleans, Egypt, Venice, New York and Morocco.


Address: The Orient, Stretford, Manchester M17 8AA

Business hours: You can go to the official website to check the daily business hours.



McArthurGlen Designer Outlet chain



In fact, in addition to The Collection, which belongs to Bicester Village, there is another chain of Outlets in the UK called McArthurGlen Designer Outlet. This family is larger, with not only 7 Outlets stores in the UK, but also branches in Europe and Australia. It is also OK to enter the brand, for example, Paul Smith, Ralph Lauren, HUGO BOSS, CK Collection and other good brands, as well as Reiss, Ted Baker and other popular brands, more selective. Members here mainly talk about its branches in York and Swindon.


McArthurGlen York




It takes only 10 minutes by car from York to the nearby McArthurGlen Outlet, which is very convenient for babies with coordinates near York. McArthurGlen's York store has a total of more than 120 brands, including Calvin Klein, HUGO BOSS, Hobbs, LK Bennett, Tag Heuer, Ted Baker, etc., which are some of the more popular and very good brands. The scenery of York is also notoriously beautiful, although the architectural style is antique but somewhat different from the southern part of England. This modern and natural journey of combining hand and self-cultivation sounds like a good choice.


Address: St. Nicholas Avenue, Fulford, York YO19 4TA

Opening hours: Monday to Friday 10:00 to 20:00, Saturday 9:00 to 20:00, Sunday 10:00 to 18:00


McArthurGlen Swindon




This is the McArthurGlen Swinton store, which is not too small and has more than 90 stores. From Oxford or Bath, the journey takes approximately 40 minutes and is 90 minutes from London. Originally these three cities are the places to go, so you may wish to go around here.


Address: Swindon Designer Outlet, Kemble Drive, Swindon, Wiltshire SN2 2DY

Opening hours: Monday to Friday 9:00 to 20:00, Saturday 9:00 to 19:00, Sunday 10:00 to 18:00


The following is a list of McArthurGlen stores in other cities in the UK as follows:


Bridgend store (approximately 30 minutes drive from Cardiff)

Address: Derwen, Bridgend CF32 9SU


Cheshire Oaks (about 45 minutes drive from Liverpool)

Address: Kinsey Road, South Wirral, Ellesmere Port CH65 9JJ


East Midlands store (approximately 20 minutes drive from Nottingham)

Address: Mansfield Road, South Normanton, Derbyshire DE55 2JW


Ashford store (approximately 60 minutes drive from London)

Address: Kimberley Way Ashford Designer Village, Kimberley Walk, Ashford TN24 0SD

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