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good shop to browse

Shop with lots of unusual gifts, cards and pieces of #Art. Some quite pricey, but heh art is... read more

Reviewed 17 December 2016
Unusual cards, books and gifts

We popped into Oswell's on a recent trip to Barnard Castle as we were intrigued by the bird theme... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2015
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10 The Bank, Barnard Castle DL12 8PQ, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent about 20 minutes wandering around this shop with our children. We thought it was wonderful. Our children picked things up and looked and them but always under supervision. They were very careful and did not damage anything. We had identified over £150 of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Visited this lovely stationers and local pottery and lamps shop.there were some fantastic notepads.books and quirky items in this friendly shop.really spoilt for choice and the owner was delightful!

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Susan P
Reviewed 17 December 2016

Shop with lots of unusual gifts, cards and pieces of #Art. Some quite pricey, but heh art is time-consuming. Lots of food for thought. Quality items on sale. Really enjoyed the look around.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Whamchick
Reviewed 6 June 2015

We popped into Oswell's on a recent trip to Barnard Castle as we were intrigued by the bird theme which was being used in their display window. Inside we found a range of cards, books, notebooks, and house-wares (with and without the bird theme!) that...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank mikeedeedee
Reviewed 18 July 2014

The new window-display caught our eye, so we strolled in. Oswell's is always a pleasant browse, but this time the attractive china, cushions et al. have been replaced by books, wall-hangings and small objects d'art: same owners, same atmosphere (rustic); new offerings. Penniless until month-end,...More

Date of experience: July 2014
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