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The Toy Works

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Personalised Memory Box

We contacted Paul 2 years ago looking for a personalised, handmade wooden memory box for our... read more

Reviewed December 6, 2018
Heather W
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Lancashire, United Kingdom
Treasure trove

Great wee find. The owner was restoring an old wooden rocking horse. There were dolls houses and a... read more

Reviewed August 22, 2018
Karen T
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6 Dec 2018
“Personalised Memory Box”
22 Aug 2018
“Treasure trove”
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Traditional toy shop stocking a wide range of mainly wooden toys. The shop is an Aladdin's Cave of time tested toys some with there origins dating back several century's. The owner is a time served carpenter and joiner and makes many of the toys on...more
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The Village Bakery, Melmerby, Penrith CA10 1HE, England
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+44 1768 881249
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Reviewed December 6, 2018

We contacted Paul 2 years ago looking for a personalised, handmade wooden memory box for our grandson's christening and we couldn't have found anyone better. Not only did he build it with loving care to our exact requirements, he delivered it to my parents' house...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

Great wee find. The owner was restoring an old wooden rocking horse. There were dolls houses and a vast amount of lovely toys, games plus past treasures. Well worth a visit. Also recommend the coffee shop in front of it.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Karen T
Anthony C, Owner at The Toy Works, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2018

Thank you for your lovely review. I am glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed April 28, 2017 via mobile

A wonderful trip down memory lane for wooden and traditional toy lovers. Despite our kids all being teenagers the owner came up with a wooden toy/trick/magic puzzle which will keep them guessing for ages. Would thoroughly recommend and great to see a business like this...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Anthony C, Owner at The Toy Works, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2018

Thank you for your lovely review. Yes the wooden trick is the item that really gets the visitors to engage and great fun.

Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

We came looking for the village bakery & found this excellent toy shop full of beautiful toys, many made by the owner. There were amazing farm sets & dolls houses. The simple propeller game was the biggest hit. Thank youMore

Date of experience: October 2016
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Anthony C, Owner at The Toy Works, responded to this reviewResponded November 4, 2016

Thank you Nick T for your lovely review. I am so glad you enjoyed your visit to The Toy Works and getting involved with the 'Magic Propeller'. This is by far the best selling item in my shop and most of them are bought by...More

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