A small west Wales town has become a mecca for those seeking the quirky, quality and collectable….
Narberth has a diverse range of independent shops which has steadily gained a reputation as an essential place to visit and browse for unique items.
Despite its modest size, this bustling Pembrokeshire market town boasts a number of antiques experts and an exciting choice of traditional, vintage and retro treasures that many visitors find hard to resist.
Open seven days a week, Malthouse Antiques and Interiors in Back Lane, Narberth, leads shoppers through several show rooms inside a 500 year-old stone building, filled with a huge selection to suit all pockets.
This popular business is believed to be west Wales’ largest antique centre, and offers a range of antique oak, and pine country furniture, Welsh blankets, vintage clothing, oriental rugs, Persian carpets, maps, prints, jewellery, fireplaces, and garden and architectural statuary. The Malthouse deals with trade customers sourcing items to suit clients as well as members of the public looking for a special addition to their homes.
Nestled behind the vibrant Narberth high street, this two-storey antiques haven is brimming with unusual vintage finds and quality period antiques.
Along the road in Market Square, Lily Matilda’s Antiques and Collectables has a selection of original and painted furniture, dressers, glass, ceramics, and dresser paraphernalia, providing interesting features to enhance homes.
The shop also stocks Welsh blankets and household linen.
Narberth Antiques and Interiors in the town’s High Street offers originality and style, and specialises in items with ‘personality’.
With more than 30 years experience in the antiques trade, the company can help source specific items, and houses a large selection of the quirky and traditional.
From antique pine and one-off bespoke items to Welsh oak and French painted chic, the team use their skills to track down stand out pieces to add a special final touch.
The store has a large selection of pine and oak country furniture for homes of all sizes, Welsh plaid and tapestry blankets, paintings, china, collectables, lighting, retro, painted tables and chairs, along with vintage clothing and costume jewellery.
Bazaar Vintage and Antique Warehouse at The Old Brewery, Spring Gardens, is a hidden gem stuffed to the rafters with an eclectic mix of carefully curated vintage loveliness, hand-painted furniture and locally handmade artisan pieces.
Open seven days a week, Julie and Damian Evans present a high quality vintage selection, and host workshops to bring people with shared interests together.
Giddy Aunt in Market Square is a fabulous vintage boutique offering top quality attire, accessories and handmade retro ladies and mens wear.
This small retro clothes shop stocks a stunning range of handmade clothes, which reflect the owner’s love of all things vintage, and her particular passion for the 1950s.
Award-winning cafes, pubs and restaurants dotted throughout the town’s multi coloured Edwardian and Georgian buildings provide plenty of places to sample local delights during a well earned rest.
Vintage tearoom Cafe Medina, formerly known as Camilla’s, in Market square is a welcoming space where people gather for food, tea, conversation and a diverse range of events.
Quality food and drink is served in cosy interesting surroundings with vintage tunes, ideal for a break between shopping.