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Discworld Emporium

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Sheer Joy

We finally got ourselves to Wincanton so that we could visit in person and for the first time in my... read more

Reviewed January 19, 2019
Wilki2312
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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Wonderful

I live close and visit all the time. You are guaranteed a warm welcome from the proprietor Bernard... read more

Reviewed January 16, 2019
L1313KEalisons
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41 High Street, Wincanton BA9 9JU, England
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Reviewed January 19, 2019 via mobile

We finally got ourselves to Wincanton so that we could visit in person and for the first time in my life I enjoyed shopping! Bernard was holding court when we walked in and for thirty minutes we browsed an immense variety of Discworld goodies and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Wilki2312
Reviewed January 16, 2019 via mobile

I live close and visit all the time. You are guaranteed a warm welcome from the proprietor Bernard and Dundee the ginger tom. It's not unusual to be offered a cuppa if they put the kettle on while you are there. More like visiting your...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank L1313KEalisons
Reviewed January 16, 2019 via mobile

for discworld fans, this place is a must. the lady behind the counter was lovely, really friendly, talked for ages, and really knew her stuff. shopped for about an hour, went and had coffee and a bun, and then came back and shopped some more....More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Lorna Spence S
Reviewed October 10, 2018

The Emporium is run by Bernard and Isobel who started working with Sir Terry back in 1990. A wonderful couple with many a story to tell, they are ably assisted by Reb and Ian. It has a lovely atmosphere and the team are always happy...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank traceypoultney5
Reviewed September 17, 2018

Today I got to visit a place I have longed to go to - The Discworld Emporium in Wincanton Somerset. What an incredible place! The shop has an amazing vibe, I kept expecting Sir Terry Pratchett to walk through the doorat any moment. The staff...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Elindal V
Reviewed September 2, 2018

Greeted when we walked in and met with such a wonderful selection of merchandise and memorabilia. The shop itself is small but it doesn't feel like it. It has such a friendly feel. Some products were out of our budget but we could easily have...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank RebeccaL3393
Reviewed August 28, 2018

I was visiting gardens through Discover England Tours in Dorset. One day I noticed how close we were to Wincanton so I mentioned it to my host and he took me to the Emporium. What a treat! Bernard and Isabel were both there and we...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Susan B
Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

If you are nearby do not miss this. Being in the neighbourhood I felt impelled. I was not disappointed.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Magus42
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Just coming here is enough to feel close to the wonderful man himself! This was my second visit and I spent another fortune buying so many fantastic things! The people that work here knew him, have stories about him and truly care about what they...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank 199charlottef
Reviewed August 4, 2018

As my holiday this year was built around a visit to this shop, I am glad to have, at long last visited the emporium. From the delightful staff, including Bernard's Russian to the delights of the shop it met my expectations. I was allowed by...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Andrew E
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