Last week I took another trip to Bicester Village and managed to turn up an hour before opening.
I decided to walk into town, which I am sad to report doesn't seem to benefit from the millions of people at the Outlet mall. It is one of those sad suburban towns that Mary Portas and the government are worried about, but I have to confess, I felt it was a bit lazy. The shops did the bare minimum, beyond, 'we are here and we have stuff'; no effort was made to make things look nice or create an attractive environment to pass time in.
However I did find this....
I love the claim to being the UK's most unusual garden centre.
There is not much sense of scale with the pics, they were taken through railings, but those Lions are larger than life, about 6 foot tall...
If definitely lives up to its claim, I took all these through railings before it was even open, I can't wait to get inside next time!
Do you know of any secret places that pride themselves in the unusual?