Shopaholics beware! Shopping in the Penrith City Centre can be addictive! From the awe-inspiring architecture of Westfield Penrith and Nepean Square to the numerous little arcades in the main street, there’s bound to be a bargain waiting for you!
From large shopping centres featuring all the major retailers to intriguing little arcades with a host of unique shops, Penrith City Centre is truly a mecca for shoppers! The retail precinct boasts a wide range of outlets with an extensive selection of products yet it is compact in size, making shopping a lot of fun and very easy on the feet.
Being so close to rural areas where farms and orchards are in plentiful supply, Penrith still enjoys a local bounty of delicious fresh food to sample and buy. And if you want to grow your own, don’t forget to visit one of the many sizeable garden centres and nurseries in the area.
You don’t have to go all the way to Sydney to find a bargain, either! Penrith has factory outlets and other specialist shops brimming with quality clothing, footwear, leathergoods, sheets, towels, electrical goods and more at prices that are extremely pleasing to the purse!
Penrith City Centre has embraced the high-tech age with an ever-expanding group of retail outlets dedicated to communications, computers and electronics. Optus, Vodafone and Telstra have the very latest in mobile phone technology, while Dick Smith Electronics and JB HiFi offer expert advice on all your computer and electronics needs.
Throughout Penrith City Centre there are major department stores such as Myer, Target, Big W and K-Mart, as well as supermarkets including Coles, Woolworths, Franklins and The Growers' Market. There are also many specialist retailers like Cotton On, the ABC Shop, and York Jewellers, just to mention a few.
Penrith’s proximity to idyllic rural regions means that the city centre is brimming with charming country-style stores. Add a touch of warmth to the home with the enchanting items in Adairs, My House and Bayswiss. You’ll find a delightful range of folk art, teddy bears, soft furnishings, picture frames, trays, boxes and more.
Attention bargain hunters! Penrith is home to many factory outlets boasting quality items at crazy prices. For fabulous fashion, try the Bonds Factory Outlet shop or Springfield Fashion Warehouse on High Street. Rugs Factory Outlet at the Home Maker Centre offer an extensive range of of inexpensive, durable rugs. The Sheridan Australia Factory Outlet in Batt Street provides fashionable bedroom and bathroom decor and linen.
Recently, interest in mysticism and the healing properties of ancient therapies has increased, and the Penrith City Centre has become a place of pilgrimage for those wanting to learn more. Krystal Souls in High Street offers massage, crystals, candles and essential oils to soothe the body and mind. Tree of Life located in High Street has Indian-inspired clothing, shawls, cotton bedspreads, soaps, candles, pillows, silver jewellery, old-style furniture and homewares. Enter the Inner Forest within the High Street Mall to unearth fascinating New-Age books and tapes, Egyptian statues, Chinese ornaments and crystals.
Hobbyists come from near and far to visit the range of hobby shops in the Penrith City Centre. The Wool Inn has all your knitting needs, while Penrith Creative Sewing Centre is bursting at the seams with sewing machines, overlockers, threads and zippers. The Tin Soldier caters to model-making enthusiasts, while Polly’s Beads has all the beads, sequins, buttons, bells and jewellery fittings that craftspeople could ever want. If your hobby is collecting and swapping trading cards, then you can’t go past High Court Cards and Collectables.
There are many other hidden jewels within the Penrith City Centre if you know where to look! Taurus boasts opals, gem stones, gold and silver jewellery and Australian souvenirs. Phantasia is a science fiction and mystery bookshop that is out of this world! One Stop Cake Decorations has every shape of cake mould that you can imagine, as well as decorations, books, colourings, icing, tins and stands. Browsing through Elegant Lifestyle on High Street is a delight to the senses. This shop has a wealth of treasures, from jewellery, pots, tiles and mats to statues, ornaments and furniture.
All in all, the Penrith City Centre is an absolute paradise for those who love to shop. Whether you’re after fashion or furniture, cars or computers, manchester or musical instruments, you’ll find exactly what you want within the Penrith City Centre. With the convenience and choice of shopping in a major city combined with the friendliness and helpfulness usually associated with a country town, shopping in Penrith is an experience you shouldn’t miss!
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