This place is not like the proper outlet centres you see elsewhere in the uk. Items are almost at full price. OK place if you are wanting to buy sportswear. There is little else here and plenty of the shops closing as well. Very disappointing place indeed. OK to stop off at when you are on your way to somewhere else.
Shop staff are often genuinely suprized and astonished when you try and ask for more discount (Past Times / Tog 24) But the guys at Mountain Warehouse are very good and will offer additional discount if you ask for it.
Note to those with prams or wheelchairs - the cobbles on the centre of the walkway are terrible. This is why people almost walk on top of each other at the edges - bad design for a shopping centre because even in normal flat shoes you can trip!!
The craft fairs etc run here bring down the atmosphere and cheapen it considerably - if it is an outlet centre then that's what it should be and not a funfair/craft fair/ display/ etc etc. The kiosks are not a good idea either - why? They make the place look cluttered and messy. Either it is a swish mall or it isn't - it can't be both.
Worthy shops include - Deanes (food), Subway (food), LK Bennet, Mountain Warehouse, M&S outlet, Banana Books (the now closed Almapa accessories and Murphy and Nye and Miranda Duck)
Un-Worthy shops - Tog 24 (clueless on customer care), Past Times (arrogant manager), Craft and Burger Fests (cheap and nasty), Antler (v expensive),
Is it better than Junction One? No just different. If you want an outlet place go to one of the English or Scottish outlet villages - these are much better and do offer better bargains. If you go there on a quiet day beware of tumble-weed!
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