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Gemcraft sell fossils, minerals and semi precious stone jewellery and gifts from all over the world. Our range includes local Frosterley marble (as in Durham Cathedral), Weardale fluorite and jewellery made from dinosaur bone and mammoth's tusk as well as the more usual amber, lapis lazuli etc. Address Unit 1H, Durham Dales Centre, [...]


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 Crafts2018-01-26T12:32:26+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 Art2017-12-13T11:32:40+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 handmade decorated plant pots and stones in a range of sizes, from animals to flowers and made locally in Evenwood. OUR VISITORS SAY Here at the Durham Dales Centre we welcome thousands of visitors each year. Take a look below at some [...]

Carmen Hodgson2019-09-03T13:40:24+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


The ladies from the Be Creative Shop at the Just For Women Centre in Stanley make beautiful handcrafted items from cushions, rag rugs, throws, baby blankets and much more. OUR VISITORS SAY Here at the Durham Dales Centre we welcome thousands of [...]

Just For Women2018-01-17T14:04:14+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