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Heart of the Shires Shopping Village

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Great for a bit of different shopping

Went here dec 1st late pm. not too busy or overcrowded, friendly staff and atmosphere, ideal to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Luton, United Kingdom
A pleasing break from the canal trip

While on a canalboat holiday we chose to stop for a short break. We had a short walk up from the... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2018
Chatham, United Kingdom
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Heart of the Shires Shopping Village Watling Street, Weedon NN7 4LB, England
+44 1327 349508
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All reviews unusual gifts independent shops sweet shop antique shop visiting relatives cake christmas shopping worth a visit run of the mill nice cuppa quality items lovely lunch baguette special gift lunch menu farm buildings plenty of parking
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Nice place but shops very expensive and similar products , no variation. Not a bad couple of hours. Darlingtons well hasn’t changed in years neither has menu tho nice food only prices changed expensive now . Can make nice afternoon people

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Titchlittle
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here dec 1st late pm. not too busy or overcrowded, friendly staff and atmosphere, ideal to pass a couple of hours and probably will return in the summer as I think a bit more goes on outside then. Shops had a good selection of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mjw1964
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a pleasant place to stop for a tea/coffee and to have a look around the little shops, browse the antiques and a visit to the kitchen shop.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank cactustraveller
Reviewed 16 October 2018

It was a miserable day and so we decided to pop to the village for a looksee for xmas and have a nice cuppa and cake in Darlingtons cafe. The atmosphere in the cafe was good and was quite busy . The village is on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank chris504019
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

It really is a go to place to find any gift or special present and has the most amazing array of secret shops tucked away. You will need to pre book your table reservation at the main restaurant -we tend to do this on arrival...it’s...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank hark_herald
Reviewed 6 September 2018

While on a canalboat holiday we chose to stop for a short break. We had a short walk up from the canal. The village is delightfully quaint with a mix of shops ranging from a bridal shop, kitchenware and sweet shop to name but a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank davebass77
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

The Heart of the Shires is a lovely place to visit on a nice day. It’s like a treasure trove of things to buy, there is a restaurant to have just a coffee or ice cream, or you can have a meal. There is plenty...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank GrahamUK33
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

What can I say its a beautic shopping centre with a varied selection of small shops and a large cook shop. Overall it was very pleasant with a small children's play area a selection of interesting reclamation shops and all very reasonable. UNTIL my partner...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank sj095a
Reviewed 20 August 2018

We called in to have a quick look round late Sunday afternoon. The complex is well laid out with shops surrounding a central square. The shops were typical designer style shops and gift shops. There was a nice sweet shop. Prices seemed a bit expensive...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Tony B
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

A good place to explore when it’s raining, which it was. The complex, which I guess was some repurposed farm buildings, would cater to most tastes. On the upper floor, there was a vast cooking equipment shop. On the main floor, an animal grooming establishment,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Gordon S
11 February 2016|
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Response from Helly J | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they are anymore. Try asking the chap in the antiques there.