The Fairy Shop

The Fairy Shop, Douglas: Address, Phone Number, The Fairy Shop Reviews: 4.5/5

The Fairy Shop
4.5
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Address
17 Duke Street, Douglas IM1 2BB

4.5
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manxseahorse
Ramsey, isle of man12 contributions
everything fairy!
Jun 2012 • Friends
What a lovely shop. It is wall to wall fairies plus other gifts and keep sakes.Sometimes you might only want a small gift or cant take home anything too big, well this is the place. Little girls would love to spend time in here and go home with their own personal fairy gift, also the lady who runs the shop writes poetry, based on anything fairy.
Written April 21, 2013
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Katherine W
Leeds, UK2 contributions
So sad it has gone
Aug 2012 • Friends
The Fairy Shop was always my favourite place to shop, and with a visit to Fairy Bridge as soon as you get on the Island, then a night time wander around Fairy Glen to see the lights (28 and it's still magical), you really do feel like a happy carefree child in this place. The personalised gifts are beautiful and lovingly made. I would have bought so much more if I wasn't on my motorbike!!
So glad it is still on Facebook 'The Fairy Shop Isle of Man' and EBay 'mooinjerveggey'....don't buy other stuff when you can buy personalised from these awesome women!! More caught faries please!! :) Kat, Leeds.
Written October 26, 2012
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Turmstrasse
London, England151 contributions
As from September Fairy Shop will be online
Jul 2012 • Couples
I've just returned from a wonderful week in the IOM and I was saddened to discover the Fairy shop is closing down in September due to the lease expiring. But this wonderful treasure trove is going to be online and you will be able to find it on Facebook and Ebay. The owner told us that it nothing will be over £10 and packing and postage will be free on all items.
Written August 6, 2012
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CAtraveler16
San Luis Obispo, CA1 contribution
Wonderfully unique experience for me and my daughters
Jul 2011
I'd have to strongly disagree with skkeck's poor review of the Fairy Shop. I recently visited the Isle of Man with my two little girls and the trip to the fairy shop is something I believe they'll hold dear to them for years to come. Handwritten poems and gift wrapped with care (fairy dust included) -- the special gifts that each of my girls picked out holds a special place in their hearts. We were greeted with warmth immediately upon entering the store -- something I have never experienced at Target. I guess you can't please everyone - but it's a shame to see a bad word placed on such a magical place.
Written July 30, 2011
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skkeck
Southlake, TX66 contributions
Sorry, must be honest
Jun 2011
The shop was lame. Went way out of our way to go to the Fairy Shop based on TA reviews. This is the first time TA has really let me down. I'd hoped to find a unique shop with products that would be special and make for a meaningful momento from the IOM. Our local Hallmark store has the same products and a better selection as the Fairy Shop. The fairy costumes look like the same stuff you see at Target and not the same quality as the Disney Store. I think the owners have a unique concept here and need to put the effort into living up to their own concept.
Written July 7, 2011
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Fairygirl71
Mississauga, Canada9 contributions
Magical Place
I visited the Isle of Man in July 2010 for the first time since the 50's and I remembered the Fairy Shop. What a wonderful place it is and Lynn makes everyone feel welcome. I must have spent about an hour and a half in the shop, buying gifts for my grandchildren. A visit is a definite must for people visiting Douglas.
Written August 5, 2010
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PEV
Weston super Mare, UK36 contributions
A charming shop...
Wandering aimlessly through what passes for a shopping centre in Douglas, I came across the Fairy Shop. The day before, I'd been driven across the Fairy Bridge and warned to salute the fairies (or face the consequences), so I couldn't resist popping into the shop. Even if you don't care for fairies yourself, you'll probably know a little girl who adores them. My 'little' girl is 21 and still has a passion for fairies, so I vaguely thought I might find her a gift there.

What a lovely place! I was charmed, not only by the wares on display, but by the obvious love and affection that has gone into creating the place. I would be amazed if they made a profit, since nothing is ridiculously expensive and even a modest purchase of a fairy mobile phone fob was beautifully gift-wrapped and sprinkled with 'fairy dust'. Okay, in the cold light of day you can see that it's actually silver stars and pink glitter, but I was so captivated by the shop that, just for a short while, I, too, believed in fairies...
Written July 28, 2009
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CornishBikers
cornwall1 contribution
A sprinkle of fairy joy from the moment you enter the shop
My husband and i absolutly love this fantastic little shop, it is full of suprises, we first went there last year, when we arrived on the island this year it was one of the first places we headed for, it has everything, for such a small shop you could spend hours in there, as for the 2 ladies they are wonderful and most helpful. The only shame is this shop should be in the centre of the town and not on the outskirts, as this is how many many people miss it, it represents one of the island oldest traditions and attractions "Fairy Bridge" nearly everyone who visits the island visits the bridge, please help bring it nearer to the town, and let everyone see what we all see in this "The Fairy Shop"
From Carla & Carl from Cornwall
Written October 6, 2008
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jane160864
Budapest, Hungary29 contributions
The Fairy Shop Experience
We visited the Fairy Shop and were so enthralled by the lovely things on sale and the service was excellent. The lady that runs the shop was so lovely, polite, friendly and wrapped the presents so beautifully. If you go to the Isle of Man and miss this shop you should be ashamed!!!!
Written September 16, 2008
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Hayley67
Caernarfon, UK106 contributions
Magical
I stumbled across this magical shop and how grateful i am that i did. You walk into a wonderful fairytale and are greeted by the assistant with a smile that lights up your day.

The shop itself is full of everything for the fairy enthusiast . My purchases were delightfully gift wrapped with a sprinkle of fairy dust in each one.You feel like the dust has been sprinkled on you.

If you want a great shopping experience that stays with you after you leave the premises i recommmend you take time out of your day to step inside this enchanting place.
Written September 1, 2008
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