Latest News

New opening hours

Please note that we are now open 9.30am to 5pm Mondays to Saturdays (to 6pm on Thursdays) and 10.30am to 4.30pm on Sundays.  The Garden Café hours are the same except it opens at 10am on Sundays and the cut-off time for food orders is 30 minutes before closing.

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New Year Sale

We are holding our first ever New Year Sale.  For the duration of the Sale (whilst stocks last) we are open 10am to 6pm on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 10.30 am to 4.30pm on Sundays and 10am to 5pm on Mondays and Tuesdays.  The Sale will end on Sunday 25th January.

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Christmas opening hours

We are shut from 3pm on Christmas Eve and re-open for our Grand January Sale from 10am to 6pm on Saturday 3rd January.  We wish all our customers a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

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Winter sale on all interior furniture

The weather has finally turned nasty and the dark evenings are growing longer.  Christmas shopping is denting the wallet and we are all still feeling poor after the recession.  It’s time we had something to cheer about.  “Well here it is Merry Christmas, everybody can have fun” (er apologies to Slade fans for the play […]

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An invitation

To mark the completion of our Christmas displays we invite you to a special shopping experience.  On Thursday 6th November we will remain open until 7.30pm and all sales after 5.30pm will attract a 10% discount (subject to the usual restrictions[1]).  To enter you into the Christmas Spirit we will also be offering free tea […]

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Honey for tea?

This is the 3rd year we have had our own hives and yet again it has not been a straight forward year.  The past two years were very difficult generally for beekeepers on account of the weather and sadly our first colony died.  However, last year we started two new colonies and since nationally one […]

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Autumn Beckons

The children are back to school, nights are drawing in and we noticed this week that the leaves are starting to fall from the trees despite this late burst of warmer temperatures.  Autumn is just round the corner.  With this in mind we have started the process of changing the look and feel of the store […]

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Summer will soon be over

All good things come to an end and that includes Summer and our Summer sale.  We are currently discounting our clothing, garden furniture and barbecues by 20 to 40% but these offers expire on Saturday 6 September when we start rearranging the centre for Autumn.  However, if you miss the deadline don’t worry.  We will […]

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Double Firsts at Dunscar

We congratulate two bright young members of our staff in gaining first class honours degrees. Emily Ball earned her degree in Contemporary Applied Arts at the University of Cumbria in Carlisle. She is now seeking a new job where she can apply her knowledge and skills in designing textile patterns. Rachel Goulding’s degree is in […]

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