Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet

Cheshire oaks or Chester oaks/outlet as some people call it is the UK’s largest Designer Outlet village.  Opened in 1995 Cheshire oaks has over 360,000 square feet of retail space with more than 145 shops, restaurants and cafes.  These include some of the biggest high street brands including Hugo Boss, Burberry and Polo Ralph Lauren.  With up to 60% off the RRP there is something for everyone on the retail park.  The Trafford Centre is around 40 minutes drive away.

Is Cheshire Oaks Open?

Cheshire Oaks is now back open after the coronavirus. The opening hours are currently Monday to Friday, 10am-8pm Saturday, 9am-8pm, 10am-8pm Sunday (larger stores 11am-5pm) & Bank Holidays 9am – 8pm. We recommend to visit weekdays before 11am or after 4pm for a quieter shopping experience.

With exclusive group benefits, fashion lovers can enjoy the perfect day out at Cheshire Oaks

Fantastic benefits for groups of 20 or more:

– Welcome service

– A fashion passport giving an extra 10% off outlet prices for group members

– Exclusive offers and restaurant vouchers upon arrival

– Designated coach parking area

– Free meal and drinks voucher for the operator/coach driver

To take advantage of the above benefits, please pre-book by emailing: or contact Guest Services for further details on 0151 348 5600.

What Shops Are At Cheshire Oaks

Adidas, Allsaints, Antler, Armani, Asics, Barbour, Beauty Outlet, Bedeck, Belstaff, Ben Sherman, Bose, Boss, Build-A-Bear, Burberry, Cadbury’s, Calvin Klein, Cath Kidston, Charles Tyrwhitt, Cheshire Cheese and Wine Emporium, Cheshire Farm Ice Cream, Church’s, Claire’s Accessories, Clarks, Clogau, Coach, Coast, Coverse, Crew Clothing, Daniel Footware, David Clulow, Denby, Diesel, Dr Martens, Dune London, Ecco, Ernest Jones, Fiorelli, Fossil, Fred Perry, French Connection, Furla, G-Star Raw, Gant, Gap Outlet, Guess, H Samuel, Hackett, Haribo, Hobbs, Holland and Barrett, Hotel Chocolat, Hush Pop Up, Inter Car Cleaning, Jack Wills, Jack Wolfskin, Jaeger, Jeff Banks, Jigsaw, Joules, Juicy Couture, Karen Millen, Karl Lagerfeld, Kate Spade New York, Kipling, Kurt Geiger, L’Occitane, Lacoste, Lakeland, Le Creuset, Les 100 Ciels, Levi’s, Lindt, Links of London, Lulu Guinness, Lyle & Scott, M&S Outlet, Michael Kors, Mint Velvet, Molton Brown, Monsoon, Moss Bros, Mountain Warehouse, Mulberry, New Balance, Next, Nike, No 1 Currency, O’Neill, Oakley, Original Penguin, Osprey London, Pandora Paperchase, Paul Costelloe, Paul Smith, Phase Eight, Police, Polo Ralph Lauren, Procook, Puma, Quickstitch, Radley, Reebok, Regatta, Reiss, Rituals, Salomon, Samsonite, Skechers, Sole Trader, Suit Direct, Sunglass Hut, Superdry, Swarovski, T M Lewin, Tag Heuer, Ted Baker, Tefal, The Body Shop, The Cosmetics Company Store, The Fragrance Shop, The Kooples, The North Face, The Works, Thomas Sabo, Thorntons, Timberland, Tog 24, Tommy Hilfiger, Toms, Tripp Outlet Store, Ugg, Under Armour, Vans, Watch Station, Whittard & Yankee Candle.

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Shop Handsfree at Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet

Love shopping without carrying the bags?

With the help of handsfree shopping you can take the stress out of shopping, either collecting your bags at the end of your day or having them delivered to your home or hotel.


Make the most of your visit today and shop handsfree

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How it works…

1.Download the Dropit app

2.Purchase a daily pass (£10 for collection / £15 for delivery)

3.Shop: show your Dropit pass at each store till point and the team will take care of the rest.

4.The items from each store that you visit will be collected by our Dropit Team ready for you to collect at the end of your day, just hit ready to collect on the app or ready to post for next day delivery.

The Dropit Guarantee

Read more about our commitment to you here

Did you know?

-All purchases are securely tagged and trackable, so you can see where your items are via the app.
-You can drop unlimited bags during visit with your daily pass.

It’s as easy as 1. 2. 3. Shop, Drop, Deliver! 

Cheshire Oaks Children’s Play Area

On August 10th 2021 a brand new £1.4m children’s play area has opened at Cheshire Oaks.  Based in the food quarter near the recently opened Mowgli restaurant the play area features climbing frames inside towers, mini trampolines and various slides.  The attraction caters for children up to the age of 12.

Restaurants & Food

Café Rouge, Carluccio’s, Comptoir Libanais, Costa Coffee, Ed’s Easy Diner, Giraffe, Harry Ramsdens, Krispy Kreme, Leon, Love Koffee, McDonalds, Mowgli Street Food, Patisserie Valerie, Pizza Express, Pret A Manger, Spud-U-Like, Starbucks, Thorntons Café, Wagamama & Yo! Sushi.  Still hungry then look at our guide to Restaurants In Chester.

Cheshire Oaks Opening Times/Hours

Regular opening hours

Monday – 10:00 – 20:00
Tuesday – 10:00 – 20:00
Wednesday – 10:00 – 20:00
Thursday – 10:00 – 20:00
Friday – 10:00 – 20:00
Saturday – 09:00 – 20:00
Sunday – 10:00 – 20:00

Black Friday 25th November – 8am – 10pm
Saturday 26th November – 8am – 9pm

Christmas Opening Times

Christmas Eve – 9am – 5pm
Christmas Day – Closed
Boxing Day – 9am – 9pm
27th – 30th December – 9am – 9pm
New Year’s Eve – 9am – 6pm
New Year’s Day – 10am – 6pm (Larger store 11am – 5pm)
Normal opening hours resume on the 2nd January 2024.

*Please note that due to trading legislation some of the larger stores will open at 11:00 and close at 17:00 on Sundays.  For more information click here.

Christmas At Cheshire Oaks

The Winter Village

Join Cheshire Oaks this festive season at their Winter Village and book one of their magical Christmas huts. Enjoy traditional German bratwurst from the swing grill, warm up with mulled wine at the bar and relax and marvel at the UK’s tallest Christmas tree in Northern England – It’s the perfect spot to unwind and soak up the Christmas spirit with loved ones after a day of gift shopping.

Each hut accommodates up to 6 people and can be pre-booked for one hour for a £10 deposit, there is £25 minimum spend per group (please note deposits will be deducted from this but are non-refundable).

Please note: Huts can only be booked 3 days in advance. Due to high demand, please allow 72 hours for the team to contact you via email to confirm if your booking enquiry can be accommodated.

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The Big Wheel

Take a ride on The Big Wheel this Christmas and simply sit back, relax and enjoy watching the festivities unfold below you.  Each flight takes 10 minutes and tickets can be purchased on the day of your visit.

Upgrade your flight and book Santa in The Sky and gift your little ones an experience they’ll never forget with their very own Private Pod with Santa and his Elves (The Santa in The Sky experience must be booked prior to your visit).

Ticket Prices: 

Adults: £6
Children: £5
Senior Citizens: £5
Family ticket: £18

Opening Times: 
Open from 12pm Monday to Friday
Open from 10am on Weekends

Santa In The Sky

No festive visit to Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet is complete without meeting Santa – and this year is no different! Join Santa and his trusty Elves on this fantastical adventure through the sky on their all-new Big Wheel each weekend throughout December.

Their unique Santa in The Sky experience is the perfect way to celebrate Christmas as a family this winter, and make memories to last you a lifetime. Your ticket will include 4 spaces on the flight with Santa and his Elves, a mulled wine or hot chocolate and a festive cookie which can be redeemed at The Winter Village.

Tickets are now on sale, and must be pre-booked for the Santa in the Sky Experience. Each flight takes 10 minutes, and tickets are available from 10am – 1pm.

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Cheshire Oaks Directions

Road Directions

Cheshire Oaks is easily accessible by car, and directions are clearly marked with signs on the M53. If you’re travelling from Manchester, leave the M56 at junction 15 for the M53 ‘Ellesmere Port’. Then exit the M53 at Junction 10 pointing towards to the ‘Outlet Village’. Travelling from Liverpool? Again just exit the M53 at Junction 10. From here simply follow the signs for Cheshire Oaks and you’ll find ample free parking adjacent to the Designer Outlet. To find us using Sat Nav, enter CH65 9JJ.

Public Transport Directions

Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet is well served by two buses. The number 1 operated by Stagecoach runs between Chester and Liverpool, 7 days a week, up to every 20 minutes with regular evening buses too The X8 operated by Stagecoach runs a limited stop fast service between Chester City Centre, Chester Rail Station, Cheshire Oaks, Ellesmere Port Town Centre and Rail Station and Liverpool, 7 days a week, up to every 30 minutes Monday to Saturday and hourly on Sundays. Ellesmere Port and Chester Railway Stations are both within a short taxi ride of Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet. Ellesmere Port Railway Station is situated five minutes away, with Chester Railway Station about 15 minutes away. Alternatively, visitors arriving to the Chester Railway Station can then take a train to Bache, followed by the number 1 bus, which stops at the Designer Outlet.

Cheshire Oaks Post Code

Post code for Sat Nav is CH65 9JJ

What about parking?

Car parking at Cheshire Oaks is free, with a large range of parking spaces, as well as a multi storey car park.

The spaces are situated very near to the shops but disabled access is also available for badge holders, and there are limited child parking spaces.

Premium Parking

Arrive in style with the Premium Parking service for peace of mind and ease whilst you shop at Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet.

For £5 per day you will receive your own reserved car parking space as well as an exclusive Premium Parking voucher pack which includes a 10% discount card to use on top of outlet prices in selected stores, exclusive brand offers and a free handsfree shopping pass allowing you to shop handsfree and collect your purchases at the end of the day.

Please note, Premium Parking is available between 09:00 – 17:00, last entry for Premium Parking is 5pm.

Bookings must be made at least 12 hours in advance.

If you have any questions, please contact the Guest Experience Team. They will be happy to help you 01513 485600

Electric Car Charging Points are available.

What’s Nearby?

Located next to Cheshire Oaks is the Coliseum leisure park which has the following shops – Boots, Card Factory, EE, Game, H & M, JD Sports, New Look, Next, O2, River Island, Sports Direct, Superdrug, The Entertainer, The Gift Company and TUI.  There is also a Tenpin Bowling Alley, the Vue Cinema, Freedome Cheshire Oaks & Paradise Island Adventure Golf.  They have the following restaurants on site; Chiquito, Frankie & Bennys, Haute Dolci, Hungry Horse, Las Iguanas, Miller & Carter, Nando’s, Prezzo & Zizi.  The Blue Planet Aquarium is just to the South of Cheshire Oaks and Chester Zoo is only 5 miles away.  For a more detailed look please look at our guide to things to do in chester.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the opening times at Cheshire Oaks?

Monday to Friday - 10am - 8pm Saturday - 9am - 8pm Sunday - 10am - 6pm

What is Cheshire Oaks postcode?

The postcode for Cheshire Oaks is CH65 9JJ

Where is Cheshire Oaks Shopping Outlet?

Cheshire Oaks is just off Junction 10 of the M53 & is clearly signposted

How far is Cheshire Oaks from Chester?

The distance between Chester and Cheshire oaks is 7 miles, it takes approx 15 mins in a car

Is there a cinema at Cheshire Oaks?

The Vue Cinema is located at Cheshire Oaks, it has 16 screens including a Imax theatre

Is Cheshire Oaks Dog Friendly?

Cheshire Oaks is dog friendly, look out for the stickers on the front of the shops to say which ones are


Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet, Kinsey Road, Ellesmere Port, CH65 9JJ
Telephone Number – 0151 348 5600


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