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Unusual and interesting gifts

Nice wee shop selling all sorts in Carlisle. Lots of interesting and thougthful gifts to buy for... read more

Reviewed January 3, 2018
Noweia
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
My favourite shop!

Love this shop. It's like no other. Nice items and for a reasonable price! ! Just wish the website... read more

Reviewed October 27, 2015
jacksonlc
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Whitehaven, United Kingdom
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Jan 3, 2018
“Unusual and interesting gifts”
Oct 27, 2015
“My favourite shop!”
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Reviewed January 3, 2018

Nice wee shop selling all sorts in Carlisle. Lots of interesting and thougthful gifts to buy for people, I bought a couple of funny towel hooks for my kitchen. Definitely worth a look next time I am in the town centre.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed October 27, 2015 via mobile

Love this shop. It's like no other. Nice items and for a reasonable price! ! Just wish the website would keep up to date as I live over an hour away from it :(

Date of experience: October 2015
2  Thank jacksonlc
Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

Located right in the city centre the shop is small so you could walk past it by accident. Store has loads of amazing stuff and the staff are lovely.

2  Thank Minky94
Reviewed April 8, 2013 via mobile

Alternative is placed centrally in Carlisle at the townhall. Having moved from larger premises on Lonsdale street it is small but has the most beautiful gifts and items to add to your home. It is a must for any visitor to Carlisle. At Christmas it...More

Date of experience: February 2013
3  Thank LydiaCarlisle
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