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Address: 35 Main Street, Callander, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park FK17 8DX, Scotland
Phone Number: 0044 1877 339835
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Lady Kentmores is an Antique shop with a difference, we stock all those...

Lady Kentmores is an Antique shop with a difference, we stock all those normal antique shop stalwarts from fine porcelain to jewellery but we also are proud to deal in the more unusual side of the trade too from shrunken heads and medical oddities to fairground antiques.This is because owner George Johnson ( TV antiques expert, writer & treasure hunter) has a mission to bring a bit of fun & showmanship to the antiques trade,Every corner of the shop is jam packed with items of curiosity and interest, it is because of this that the shop has featured on television and in the press many times. The shop has also made the finals of the BBC Home & Antiques Best Antiques Shop in the UK!That's not a bad recommendation to have.

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Wonderfully weird

We popped in just passing through Callander. How wonderful a wee shop this is. If you love browsing the weird and collectable, then this is the place to visit. The owner was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 14, 2015
Michelle M
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Knaresborough, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

This is a quirky store that is worth a wee look round although I'd suggest that it is more bric a brac and novelties than quality antiques. Come with sensibly low expectations and you'll be fine.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

We popped in just passing through Callander. How wonderful a wee shop this is. If you love browsing the weird and collectable, then this is the place to visit. The owner was lovely and left us to browse. We would visit again.

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Thank Michelle M
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Inside this antique shop is a tiny museum of curios collected by Cornelius Kentmore in the 19th century. Among them are the world's smallest Bible and the death masks of murderers Burke and Hare. Not worth making a special journey to Callandar for, but if you're there you shouldn't miss it! Entry is £1.

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Thank JRishere
Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

this is a lovely little antique come brik-a-brak shop,so many unusual things to see,there allays seems to be something diffrent,everytime you go.

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Thank ronnie c
Callander, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

This shop is packed full of gems and the biggest is the museum of Cornelius kentmore housed within !! Don't miss out whilst in Callander

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1 Thank waynejohnson2015
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

Just went into shop with son and daughter. Crazy stuff in there not for the squeamish. Tee hee..Great place

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2 Thank davidh12345
New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Total surprise, A very small shop with a large collection of bizarre!! we hesitantly paid £1 to look around the new museum the owner has put together ? Well we would have paid triple!!! it is full of weird and wonderful items particularly liked the "words smallest bible"!! a must view whilst in Callander

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2 Thank steven h
Stirlingshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Having visited callander yesterday we were greatly surprised to find a little museum inside lady kentmores antique shop. A treasure trove of interesting objects and artifacts that gives Ripleys museums a run for their money! At only £1 to browse around at our pleasure I would happily pay more than that. Somewhere you could go time and time again and... More 

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1 Thank Leanne R
Cockenzie, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Unusual, eclectic mix of all things weird! Don't miss it if you visit Callandar. The owner was very informative.

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2 Thank Helen H
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 via mobile

Travelled from north aryshire to visit this shop today on a friday after reading the reviews and going on the web site only to find it closed :-(:-( asked in the cafe next door who directed us to the fudge shop only to be told the shop wasnt opening today

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3 Thank poppetjayGoa_India
ladykentmores, Owner at Lady Kentmores Antiques, responded to this review

As I explained I was sorry we were closed, this was down to other commitments as I was away filming a TV show, but as I told you we always advise people to call before travelling a great distance to visit as the nature of very small independent antiques shops is I can't be everywhere at once. But please feel... More 

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