Established 1827
Mail and Online Ordering available

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Welcome to our Sweet Shop

History and nostalgia are to be found at the Oldest Sweet Shop In England. The aroma of chocolate and traditional sweets fills the air on entering through the ginger bread door with its tinkling bell. Established in 1827, this family run business is in one of the earliest buildings in the high street of Pateley Bridge set in the magnificent Nidderdale countryside.

This small stone building with its dark heavy oak beams and low ceilings has shelves which almost groan with the weight of the heavy glass jars filled with old fashioned sweets of yesteryear including Humbugs, Butterscotch Gums, Liquorice Allsorts, Midget Gems, Liquorice Sticks, Aniseed Balls, Wine Gums, Sugared Almonds, the Mint and jelly bean selection, the list seems endless with over 200 Jars on display.

The chocolate counter tempts with its display of Truffles, Belgian Chocolate, Fudge, Caramel, Turkish Delight and Nougat.
Children are open eyed and open mouthed when they see the display of traditional sweets including Fruit Salad, Blackjacks, Lollipops, Dolly Mixture, Bubblegum, Millions and the Bon Bon range.
The Shop specialises in Sugar Free Sweets including gums, boiled sweets and diabetic chocolate.

In an era when retail outlets on high streets appear to be almost identical wherever they in the country the Oldest Sweet Shop In England retains that unique character missing from today’s shops. The internet/mail order business is operated from our shop stock being prepared on the premises and not in some warehouse or other facility. The quality of confectionary and the service provided is guaranteed backed by the knowledge and expertise built up over the years.

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39 High Street, Pateley Bridge, North Yorkshire HG3 5JZ
Tel: 01423 712371 (+44 1423 712371)