It's an interiors shop I have visited many times over the last 10 years, and is a liitle too handy for me, being just 5 miles down the road in the pretty village of Aberford. This is the lovely building it's housed in...
|Aberford Interiors, Hicklam House, Aberford LS25 3DP|
see here for location and opening times
(Image from Aberford Interiors website)
... the upstairs is a private residence, but downstairs the shop consists of an interesting warren of charming period showrooms and roomsets, including Neptune kitchens, Farrow & Ball, Emma Bridgewater, St Eval candles, Avoca linens, Betty Boyns textiles, Sophie Allport pottery and textiles, Garden Trading, Biggie Best lamps and cushions, glassware, Sophie Conran, and many more. They also have a few tables in the sunny front room where you can have tea, coffee and homemade cake whilst leafing through the pile of Country Living magazines.
There's also a new vintage section I discovered today, where I coveted this old French armchair recovered in Vanessa Arbuthnott fabric...
There are also child and adult arts and crafts classes available in the art gallery area. Well worth a visit if you're anywhere near - they are closed on Mondays but open the rest of the week.