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“Freeport”
Review of Freeport Braintree

Freeport Braintree
Ranked #2 of 26 things to do in Braintree
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Owner description: Set in a relaxing village environment, Freeport Braintree offers an escape from the stresses of city shopping. Everything you need is right here, from great places to eat to fantastic offers and events from over 85 stores! Parking is FREE for up to 6 hours. Freeport Braintree shoppers who use the car park for more than 6 hours will need to extend their unlimited, free parking by visiting the Tourist Information Centre opposite Next Clearance to validate their ticket and avoid a penalty charge.
Reviewed January 19, 2014

Very busy place was a bit of battle to get a parking space,not really impressed not and really the place to go for bargains,more likely to go to clacton factory outlet in future.

1  Thank paulLowestoft
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Reviewed December 27, 2013 via mobile

A lovely place to Christmas Shop something for everyone and met some lovely helpful staff in various shops especially Molten Brown .

Big thanks to Emma who was both knowledgable and patient. She really helped with my Christmas shopping

Thank janer18
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Reviewed December 20, 2013

Freeport has two sides:

1. Retail shopping

These outlets are a great place to get some bargains, there are a variety of outlets including but not limited to: Racing Green, Cadburys, Thorntons, Next, Burberry, Ralph Lauren, Nike, Rebook, Suits you, Clarks Shoes. I could go on.

All outlets are are reasonably priced for what they are and you can spend the day there quiet easily. It is a generally clean welcoming environment and everything is spaced out like a normal shopping village.

2. Entertainment.

There are a few entertainment and restaurant venues at Freeport. There is a Cineword Cinema, Chimichanga, Tutti's, Pizza express, Tenpin bowling, and Swimming pool. Most of these stores are located just outside the main shopping village - but its a cross the road job, not hike 10mins to get to anything.

Thank grlewry
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Reviewed November 29, 2013

Freeport designer shopping village lacks the high end designers.
its ok if you are wanting sports wear or chavy kids clothing but not for those with more high end refined choice
it lacks high end designers and caters more for the non working and lower income type person.
On the good side parking is nice and close, outside the actual center are plenty of places to eat .
If visiting in winter wrap up warm as Freeport is in windy alley and gets chilly.

If you're looking for more upmarket designer goods I suggest you try Bicester , simple because Freeport is lower end designer

2  Thank andreasphotography
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Reviewed November 25, 2013

For me, it has a much better selection of shops than most of this style of shopping centre. It is certainly very popular. Easily accessible by car, bus or train. I usually find what I am looking for.

Thank DrMIkeG
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