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“To shop, to eat? Too many choices”

Swindon Designer Outlet
Ranked #3 of 49 things to do in Swindon
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“To shop, to eat? Too many choices”
Reviewed May 26, 2013

Well laid out and accessible. Parking great value (£1 for up to 5hrs!) Good range of shops, not all designer. Great bargains to be had.

Visited May 2013
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“Middling but not a waste of time.”
Reviewed May 20, 2013

We were staying in the area and our daughter needed some cheap bits and pieces for her low budget flat. We found some of what she needed, particularly in the John Lewis bit and some other stalls. This is a middle of the road, slightly down Market complex, but it has no pretensions and if you check the type of businesses there before you go then it is a practical and cheapish option. The food options are much the same, predictable formula food options. We doubt we will be back but have no regrets the half day we spent.

Visited March 2013
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“Huge selection of shops in indoor centre.”
Reviewed May 14, 2013 via mobile

I was impressed by the number of shops here. We initially stopped here for something to eat but ended up staying for an afternoon. Nice food court with KFC, pasta, cafe and others. Shops include Nike, Clarks and Marks and Spencer's with outlet prices. A good few "outdoors" shops for hiking gear etc. Lots of chocolate shops too, yummy! A great way to spend a rainy afternoon.

Visited May 2013
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Indoor Shopping”
Reviewed May 6, 2013

Visited this place last Saturday as my husband wanted to go to the Clarks shop. I read the reviews on here first so knew not to get there before 10.00 as the shops didn't open until then. It took us about an hour and 10 minutes from where we live and on arriving found the car park to be quite empty, think this was due to the fact that the shops had just opened!

There are various shops to visit such as Clarks, M and S, Hobbs, Pavers, John Lewis home to name but a few. You need to hunt out the bargains but they can be found. I went into Next and found some great trousers but they don't have a changing room for you to try them on but was told you could take them back to any store for a refund! Not very helpful if you are buying them to wear that night or if you haven't got a Next in your town!!

We went into most shops and it took about 3 hours in total so a great place to go when the weather isn't so good or if you want some bargain designer clothes.

Visited May 2013
Thank Margo P
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Chichester, United Kingdom
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“Very Pleasant”
Reviewed May 5, 2013

Easy to find, and park £1 for 0-5hrs, £12 after that. a nice food court and plenty of shops with some good bargains.

Visited May 2013
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