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Durham Dales Crafts


Durham Dales Crafts were established in 1990. We are an original business in The Durham Dales Centre, in Stanhope Co Durham. All of our crafts are handmade by local people. The shop is run by our members. We offer a wide range of gift ideas to suit many tastes and pockets. Some items [...]

Durham Dales Crafts2021-04-23T21:37:41+00:00



Congratulations Christina Gray who is our first 10th customer of our Festive Thanks. Why not pop into the Durham Dales Centre gift shop today and see if you can pick up a prize!


Festive Thanks


From the 1st December the Durham Dales Centre Gift Shop will be giving out a "Festive Thank You Gift" to every 10th customer everyday until December 22nd, as a show of thanks to our Customers.  The gift shop is open from 10am - 4pm.

Festive Thanks2017-12-05T14:38:47+00:00

Dales Floral Art


We stock a range of floral displays, individual silk flowers, local postcards (the largest range for miles around), coasters, fridge magnets and key rings. We also stock had crafted greetings cards and a large range of gifts. Our Christmas shop has a large range of festive decorations, many of them handmade. All floral [...]

Dales Floral Art2020-09-12T12:51:06+00:00

Suzy Bears


Nostalgic Collection of Suzy Bears, individually made for collectors by Sue Wright. OUR VISITORS SAY Here at the Durham Dales Centre we welcome thousands of visitors each year. Take a look below at some of our lovely feedback. [...]

Suzy Bears2018-01-17T13:50:17+00:00

Carmen Hodgson


Pretty Pots made in a little workshop at Evenwood Gate, so very local. This little hobby Carmen already had, living in Germany,  expanded over the years and Carmen also can personalise photo on the pots. The Pots can be nice presents for any occasion e.g. birthday , wedding, Christmas or just a little ‘thank [...]

Carmen Hodgson2019-12-04T20:46:47+00:00



Colroy is a local company based at Eastgate. The Walking Stick Grabber is a 2 in 1 walking stick made in Great Britain.  The Colroy Retriver is a stylish, high quality walking stick which incorporates an ingenius and easy to use grabbing mechanism, making the perfect stick for retrieving fallen or out of reach [...]


Just For Women


Just Handmade is a creative studio in Stanley, County Durham, part of the Just For Women Centre The small manufacturing unit produces Bespoke Home accessories along with gift and children's/ladies accessories. It employs local women and a band of fantastic creative volunteers who all Handmade individual products. The sales of all the items is [...]

Just For Women2019-12-04T20:51:28+00:00

Lakeland Childrens Books


Lakeland Childrens Books is a family-run business specialising in children's books, established since 1996 and based in Millom, Cumbria. Lakeland Children's Books are bright & colourful. With ranges suitable for all ages and prices to suit all pockets they make ideal gifts! OUR VISITORS [...]

Lakeland Childrens Books2018-01-17T14:04:50+00:00

Pure by Coppercraft


Pure by Coppercraft is a UK manufacturer of decorative, therapeutic bracelets and jewellery, initially manufacturing in copper and magnetic bracelets for use as alternative medical therapies. The bracelets continue to use traditional components, such as copper and magnetic hematite beads and semi-precious stones are also incorporated some of the designs. [...]

Pure by Coppercraft2018-01-17T14:05:25+00:00