Feel the magic of Christmas


And find designer gifts for up to 60% less

Discover a brighter way to shop this Christmas with savings of up to 60% off your favourite designer brands. Experience a sleighful of festive food and drink, sparkling decorations, and essential wellbeing measures to keep everyone safe.

In line with the latest English Government update, stores at York Designer Outlet remain open. However, all dine-in restaurants and the Food Quarter seating area will close from Thursday 31st December, with some eateries choosing to offer take-away and delivery services.

The wellbeing of our customers, brand partners and employees remains of the upmost importance to us. Our centre has attained the Bureau Veritas SafeGuard Covid-19 certification, which is based on the actions we have taken to manage and reduce the risk of transmission of COVID-19, in accordance with current good practice, in line with local and national guidelines. We encourage you to refer to the Government’s guidance on local travel restrictions when planning your visit.

We will be updating this website regularly, so please continue to check for further information. We look forward to welcoming you. Until then, stay safe and stay connected.

McArthurGlen Christmas

Whether you’re armed with your family’s Christmas wish list or on the hunt for a party dress to dazzle, we’ll help you find what you’re looking for and return home in a festive mood. Shop this season’s essential trends at up to 60% less, or leave with an armful of stocking fillers that will make their Christmas morning magical.

The seasonal celebrations continue in our cafés and restaurants, which are full of the flavours of Christmas this time of year. Indulge in the likes of buttery mince pies, turkey and cranberry toasties, and steaming hot chocolates laced with gingerbread syrup. Pull up a chair (and a cracker) with the ones you love and give your stomach the gift of breakfast, lunch or dinner with a favourite from our seasonal specials.

To make this Christmas all the more comfortable, you’ll find enhanced health & safety measures throughout our centre. Our Guest Service team will also be on hand to help in any way they can, so you can relax, enjoy your visit and embrace the festive spirit.
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Together we’re safer


Your safety and welfare this Christmas are of the upmost importance. That’s why we have increased cleaning in public areas and become SafeGuard Covid-19 accredited. Government guidelines remain in place so remember to wash your hands regularly, follow social distancing rules and wear a face covering in stores.

McArthurGlen Week Planner

Expected Weekly Visitor Numbers

We recommend that you use our time table to plan your visit for quieter periods.

Wednesday 2nd December - Sunday 6th December

Green:
The Centre is expected to be quiet. There might be waiting lines at some of our popular brands. Access into the Centre via all entrances.

Amber:
The centre is moderately busy; wait times to access the Centre could be up to 20 minutes from late morning to early afternoon. It is expected that there are queues at some of our brands. Access into the Centre via North & South entrances only.

Red:
Today we expect a large number of guests wanting to visit us. Please allow enough time for your visit as wait times to access the Centre could be up to 40 minutes from mid morning to late afternoon.  It is expected that there are queues at some of our brands. Access into the Centre via North & South entrances only.  

Our dedicated Door Attendants will be here to greet you on arrival and answer any questions.

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