Great Western Designer Outlet: Designer outlet
The situation of the outlet in the old railway workshops is unusual and so the place has a railway theme from an old steam engine and equipment.
The shops have the best brands at prices reduced by up to 50% all year round, and sometimes to as much as 75%.
The shops represented are:
Alexon, Aquascutum, Austin Reed, Autonomy, Baron Jon, Burberry, Cotton Traders, Calvin Klein, Henri Lloyd, HKA, Jaeger, Lakeland, Levi's outlet, LK Bennett,Marks and Spencer,Mexx, Moss Bros, Next, Olsen, Petroleum, Pilot, Polo Ralph Lauren, Quiksilver, Suits You, Ted Baker, Timberland, Thomas Pink, Triumph, Tommy Hilfiger, Van Heusen and Windsmoor.
Adidas, Donnay, Hi-Tec,
Nike,Puma, Regatta, Tog 24
Footwear and Luggage:
Antler. Claire's accessories,Clarks, Ecco, Jane Shilton, Ravel, Samsonite, Soled out, Tie Rack, Tula and World Belts
There are also shops with children's wear, home and gifts, home, jewellery and beauty; in addition there are shops selling food and confectionery; and cash machines.
The outlet is open :
Monday -Wednesday 10am -6pm
Friday 10am -6pm
Saturday 10am -7pm
Sunday 10 or 11am [according to store] -5pm
What to buy: Excellent bargains in clothing and shoes.
Bookends has books at reasonable prices, and luggage can also be a good buy.
In fact there is something for everyone, though not all sizes are always available.
What to pay: 50% or more off high street store prices.
- Road Trip
- Museum Visits
Outlet village: Discounted last season stuff, but good!
Pink, Ravel, Adidas,Gap, Next, M&S etc but cheap..................soulless and boring but you can get bargains.
What to buy: Theyve got good outdoor gear (my dad says)
and I got a skirt for £2 from the gap the other day!
Fish brothers: Used cars
Fish brothers various franchises offer a wide range of service and facilities including sales of new & used cars, Aftersales services, spare parts, contract car hire and leasing, repair work etc. Thay also provide with car rental services. They operate a number of websites that give customers direct access to their products and services which provides an overview of the company and its various franchises.
What to buy: The Fish Brothers Group comprises of the following dealerships Alfa Romeo, Fiat, Faringdon Garage, Honda, Kia, Lexus, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Peugeot, Renault, Skoda, and Toyota.
- Business Travel
- Budget Travel
- Luxury Travel
Great Western Outlet Designer Village: From Railway works to Designer Shopping
The Designer outlet Village has a great many outlet stores, selling items up to 50% less.
For the less able, there is wheelchair hire, also a first aid point, play area for children, a food outlet.
Coaches come from far and wide, and there is ample parking. (the downside to this is that there is a charge, and I feel if you are going to out of town shopping centres, this should be free of charge)
Mon - Wed 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Thurs. 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sat. 10 a.m. - 7 p.m,
Sun. 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Picture shows the entrance and the food court .
What to buy: Designer items at greatly discounted prices.
Swindon's Indoor Market: If you like markets:-
There are a variety of goods to be had at the Indoor Market.
Including:= delicatessen, fishing tackle, fruit and veg, electrical goods, butchers, bakers, clothing, shoes, handbags, toiletries, perfume, household goods, toys, petfoods, plants, furniture and more.
It is held every Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
There are hot and cold refreshments available, disabled facilities, toilets.
What to buy: anything and everything. (within reason of course)
What to pay: various