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Bicester Village, Bicester

(2.9/5 based on 2,200+ reviews on the web)
A fashion enthusiast’s paradise, Bicester Village is a large factory/designer outlet shopping center housing approximately 130 stores and encompassing a wide range of brands and products. Located in the picturesque Oxfordshire countryside, the shopping center showcases the world’s best-known fashion and lifestyle brands, with substantial savings offered all year round. Browse dozens of sophisticated boutiques and enjoy the relaxed shopping atmosphere for which this sprawling center is renowned around the country. Drop by the on-site Bicester Visitor Center to book a hands-free shopping experience, which allows you to choose the merchandise and then have the staff conveniently pack and prepare all your purchases for pickup at the end of the day. Put Bicester Village on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Bicester vacation builder.
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  • Our last visit to Bicester village was awful and a scathing TA review followed after we were jostled all day by hordes of visiting tourists from east Asia. We needed to collect an online order last we...  more »
  • The village is very pretty and shops also. On the other hand in terms of price there wallet or checkbook accordingly!
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  • I have been to Bicester Village several times since it was just half of its current size and it was my most favorite outlet in term of brand availability, there is no any other outlet can compete with...  more »
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  • Fantastic place for some retail therapy. I go here seasonally and always find some gems in some of the many world class brands here. I would say that going here in order to save money would leave you disappointed. I would instead recommended going with an open mind (from experience I rarely get exactly what I planned to but instead I end up with clothing I appreciate but not necessarily need.
  • Like most outlet stores if you don't have a list of exact items you require you might be lucky and find something good here for a reasonable price. It gets very crowded during weekends so if you can avoid coming at that time the experience is a lot better. Recently some of our more favourite stores left so we may be back in a year or so.
  • If you're into brand name shopping, this is the place to be. If you're coming from London, simply take the train and the station is at the back of the outlets. You'll be greeted by a number of staff members who tell you about special deals. You can easily spend a whole day shopping here so check out what shops are here and see if you're into them. Huge savings compared to the shops in central London but do keep in mind that it is an outlet, so items may be designed for an outlet and/or from last season.
  • It's been nearly 20 years since I last visited and Bicester has ballooned since then. It's something of a fight to get a parking space and then the mall is crawling with the masses at the weekend. There are some good deals here but mostly I could price-compare online. I remember back in the day it was worth the long drive coming out here but these days I wouldn't bother unless I lived nearby.
  • So bicester village at any other time than weekday daytime is just horrid and heaving with tourists. Which seems bizarre to me for a place where essentially there are expensive shops selling their wears for slightly less tham highstreet. And i mean slightly. It isnt a bad spot to pop to for midweek browse and lunch though. But i would strongly suggest avoiding at all costs nov-jan outside of 9-5 mon-fri.