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“Above average mix of quality brands”

Swindon Designer Outlet
Ranked #3 of 52 things to do in Swindon
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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
279 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
“Above average mix of quality brands”
Reviewed December 27, 2012

My general impression of outlet retail centres is of low grade outlets populated by shell suit clad chavs.

This location bucks the trend with a fair number of middle range stores like Boss, Asquasuitum, Jaeger, Austin Reed etc.

When travelling to this venue avoid following the brown street signs that seem to take you half way around Swindon - use your sat nav instead.

Parking at the west car park is easier and closer to the main entrances.

Visited December 2012
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Woking, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
57 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Proper outlets”
Reviewed December 19, 2012

Swindon shopping outlet is easy to get to off M4 and has most of the top high street shops,some have good discounts and others don't so be aware like Cadbury's can be bought cheaper from some supermarkets.On the whole well worth a visit.

Visited December 2012
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Singapore, Singapore
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91 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Convenient shopping but watch prices!”
Reviewed December 13, 2012

Other than the convenience of having all the major brands in one location, was a bit disappointed with the prices - later found similar prices in Oxford St and Regent St, so wasn't that much of a discount. Still can't beat the super discounts at the outlet malls in the US.

Visited November 2012
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Gravesend, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
43 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“nice centre”
Reviewed December 4, 2012

while on a coach tour we called in at this centre. it has a very nice layout with some nice shops there is also a steam railway museum next door so it makes a nice visit for the men as well as the ladies.

Visited November 2012
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Woking, United Kingdom
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24 attraction reviews
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“Very disappointing”
Reviewed December 1, 2012

I went here five weeks before Christmas and didn't buy a thing - says it all. The John Lewis store had some nice stuff but that was about it. The Marks and Spencer and Next seem to sell an 'outlet' range and a large bar of chocolate in the Cadbury shop was more expensive than Tescos. I won't be returning, which is a shame as it's 60 miles west of home and a handy place to meet my daughter who lives 40 miles further down the M4. Any suggestions of somewhere else (close to the M4) between Bristol and Surrey where we could meet would be gratefully received!

Visited November 2012
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