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“Best shopping around!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Catherine Hill

Catherine Hill
Frome, England
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Ranked #2 of 15 Attractions in Frome
Type: Neighborhoods, Outdoors
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Petersfield, United Kingdom
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“Best shopping around!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

We had a wonderful day out in Frome as it was market day today. Most of the shops were also open and Catherine Hill is the best shopping street I've been to in a long time! if you love vintage, this is THE place to go! Can't wait to go back.

Visited April 2014
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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“Shopping paradise !”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Some lovely little independent shops , everyone very friendly and helpful.My favourte was Herbs on the Hill, aromatherapy heaven.

Visited April 2014
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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“Great uphill shopping experience.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Steep it most certainly is, but Catherine Hill has more than enough charm to compel you to ascend this ancient cobble stone lane. The shops either side as you climb up are all independents, and vary from curios , to vintage clothing to coffee shoppes.
We were very impressed with Annette Gabbeday's collection, and enjoyed her enthusiasm and knowledge, about jewellery. We placed an order as well.
Happy change from your usual High Street in all senses.

Visited March 2014
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Bath, United Kingdom
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“Fantastic for all those who enjoy nostalgia”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

Catherine Hill is very steep, so may not suit all. However, if you are able to tackle the exercion it really is worth while. There are many shops that take you back to the days gone by, including retro' clothing style as well as knitting, shoe and clothes shops. Well worth a trip out.

Visited February 2014
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“Eclectic , Artisan and Bohemian”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Loved the atmosphere of this Vintage and Arts and Crafts hill. The shop owners have a really lovely attitude...helpful to customers and friendly to each other. they all promote the other shops and Frome itself...nice to experience the positive vibe and really enjoyed foraging for vintage clothing of which there is a huge variety. Well recommend going.

Visited February 2014
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