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Independent lifestyle shop, two floors of inspiration for your home and family

Open the door on two floors of British andlocal design talent, all hand-selected and carefully curated by us. 

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Delivering the magic of our family lifestyle shop virtually

A hidden treasure in the English Lakes with a delightful selection of gifts, homewares, children’s clothes, toys, and more!

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Take tea (& treats)

Take a peek at our menu of homemade and local scrumptiousness

Our small but mightily tasty menu sees you through the day. All of our breads, cakes,jams, and chutneys are made by one of our fabulous local artisan bakers or homemade by us.

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Attention
To detail

We carefully curate much-loved British brands with emerging designers and makers for a shopping experience that is unique to Armstrong Ward. Each item in the shop has been hand-picked for quality, purpose and general loveliness.

Our favourite brands include John Sankey, Emma Bridgewater, Maileg and Neom. They are complemented by new and innovative ranges for our customers to chance upon.

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Our story

Andrew and I have over 40 years of retail experience between us and still love the buzz we get from sourcing new finds and unpacking them when they are in store. We started small with just 35 supplier products and have grown into a mini department store with a café and almost 200 makers on our shelves and online.

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  • We have restocked on  your Neom favourites and added these on the go sets . Perfect for holidays or sample sized to trial new products.
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  • We love our new fairy wings ... perfect worn with one of our very frilly tutus and welly boots !
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  • We’ve restocked on Emma Bridgwater favourites and the new season designs are starting to arrive too...
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  • I know it’s a sunny day but our new Autumn collections are starting to arrive into the shop. 
We are dipping our toe a little further into women’s fashion, with a  lovely capsule collection  from Part Two. 
We also now  have a  changing room to allow you to try on in store to!
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Proudly independent

As a family-run mini department store we hand-select everything that you’ll find when you shop with us. From small toys to bespoke upholstery, we source unique products that aren’t widely available elsewhere. That’s the beauty of our independence.

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Should you have enquiries, or if you’re looking for something in particular, please contact the store on 01539 720400

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