Designer Discount Outlets
The Lowry Outlet Mall and Cheshire Oaks
The Lowry Outlet Mall, Manchester’s very discount shopping centre offers great discounts on previous seasons products. With offers up to 70% off the recommended retail price, it is difficult not to avoid the appeal of this small mall on the outskirts of Manchester. The Marks and Spencer outlet and Next outlet stores are hugely popular for those searching for a bargain. Likewise the Molton Brown and Yankee Candle shops are ideal for a discount gift. There is also decent selection of discount homeware stores such as Tefal, Denby and Whittards.
The Lowry Outlet mall also has a choice of cafes and restaurant outlets which offer a range of food from American fast food outlets to gourmet afternoon teas. There is a Vue cinema and Virgin Active gym also onsite. The Lowry Outlet Mall is located on the waterfront at the Salford Quays area of Manchester. Guests from the hotel can either drive the 10mile road journey to The Lowry Outlet Mall or take the metrolink tram to MediaCityUK after changing at Cornbrook on route from the Manchester Airport station.
Cheshire Oaks is a little further, but a lot bigger. This outdoor outlet shopping site boasts designer discounts on a grand scale as it is the countries largest designer outlet. There are over 145 shops and restaurants across the quarter-million square feet site. This shopping haven can take a full day to look around. There is a wide variety of shops from high end discount shops such as Mulberry, Burberry and Ralph Lauren to high street staples Next and Gap.
Kids Cabs can be hired for £5 per day plus deposit as a fun and safe way to negotiate your way around the shopping site with smaller children. There is an adventure playground in the centre of the shopping site to keep children entertained should they tire from shopping. Shops at Cheshire Oaks are open until 8pm mid week. Parking is free of charge for all shoppers and from the airport is takes approximately 30-35minutes to drive.