Inspiration

Independent Shops and Boutiques

Yorkshire's independent and unique shops range from the eclectic to the luxurious. Wander the web of shopping streets in Yorkshire's cities, towns and picturesque villages to browse an amazing array of shops in stunning locations.

Cocoa Wonderland

Hidden away from all the hustle and bustle of today's modern living, Cocoa is like taking a step into the past. Packed full of treats with rows and rows of every kind of sweet imaginable in sparkling glass jars. And, of course, exquisite chocolate!

Hebden Bridge

Thanks to its overwhelming population of artists, writers and other fascinating people, Hebden Bridge's vibrant streets are overflowing with independent book and craft shops and inspiring galleries - including Artsmill gallery, showing work from both international and local artists.

The Piece Hall, Halifax

Shop Totally Locally at the independent shops in the iconic Piece Hall, with its extensive courtyard and elegant, colonnaded galleries. From beautiful handmade glass jewellery and vintage clothes, to accessories and sweets from a bygone age.

The Carding Shed in Holmfirth

Combining a classic car display, automobilia, vintage clothes shop, the Oil Can Café and much more. The High Society vintage boutique within The Carding Shed sells unique, hand-picked fashion from bygone eras.

Bridlington Old Town

Staying along the coast, Bridlington Old Town is a special place is brimming with local, independent shops and boutiques.

White Rabbit Chocolatiers

White Rabbit Chocolatiers, est. 2004, is an artisan chocolate kitchen and shop, which crafts and sells its own luxury chocolate truffles, bars and novelties, using only the finest ingredients. It gets its name from a 14th century stone carving in St. Mary’s Church, Beverley, said to be the inspiration for the White Rabbit Character in ‘Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland’; but it gets its reputation from its experienced chocolatiers award-winning flavour combinations, and for allowing customers to become fully immersed in their very own Chocolate Wonderland.

The House that Jack Built in Settle

When Jack decided to build his house in Settle, North Yorkshire he wanted to ensure it would be a bright and engaging place for children of all ages. Over two floors Jack stocks a huge range of quality and traditional toys and include brands such as Melissa and Doug, John Crane, Hippychick, The GroCompany, Manhattan Toys, Moulin Roty, Haba, Plan and Le Toy Van.

Joseph Turner 

Joseph Turner is a menswear and womenswear clothing brand based in Thirsk, North Yorkshire. Established over 15 years ago we pride ourselves on quality clothing and exceptional customer service.

The Forum - Sheffield

Never before has the Shops & Boutiques been so packed with such brilliant brands- where else would you find a top tattooist, Music shop to the stars and American sweet treats only normally found exclusively in Selfridges - as well as our Sheffield blend of incredible trend and style.

Bert's Barrow

With over 80 % local produce of all kinds, (we are still trying to find a producer of Yorkshire bananas!) Bert's Barrow have a wide range of award winning products from independent producers who either smoke, make, grown or bake their produce her in Yorkshire. Winner of Yorkshire’s Finest Taste Award for Best Fresh Produce with their £15 mixed fruit, veg and salad box which is delivered locally for free. The farm shop stocks their own free range eggs, the honey is produced from bees kept on the farm land. Scooped ice cream made by Yorvale in York. A large gluten and dairy free range.

The Design Orchard

The Design Orchard offers rewarding products for you and your home. We stock the widest possible range of fine art originals and limited editions from some of the most internationally celebrated and highly collectable artists working today. We have a dedicated studio space in our Beverley Showroom exhibiting the latest releases, as well as our established Brigg showroom displaying some unique pieces of work. Also, Filled with lighting inspiration, both our showrooms host a range of lighting ideas. 

Uniquely Local

Uniquely Local is an online gift experience store with hundreds of unique experience gifts all based in glorious Yorkshire. Showcasing artisan makers and quirky business owners across the region, Uniquely Local have a range of gifts suitable for all budgets and tastes. Visit their website to experience the best of Yorkshire!