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Address: 4 Church Street, Shildon, Bishop Auckland DL4 1DU, England
Phone Number:
+44 1388 772736
09:00 - 16:30
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Mon - Tue 09:00 - 16:30
Wed 09:00 - 13:00
Thu - Fri 09:00 - 16:30
Sat 09:00 - 14:00

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Lovely shop. Old fashioned weighed bags of sweets. Mix ups. Weighed tobacco. Love going in here and staff are lovely and friendly too.

Reviewed 6 days ago
Cloud P
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely shop. Old fashioned weighed bags of sweets. Mix ups. Weighed tobacco. Love going in here and staff are lovely and friendly too.

Thank Cloud P
Durham, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

This is a reminder of my youth and I defy anyone to leave without a paper bag of deliciousness in their hand!

Thank fusspot2017
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2016

Drove 30 mins to get to this shop yesterday to buy real sweets. We were not disappointed the lady at the shop was great,she's good fun and knows her sweets. She had lots of time for my two grandchildren and she's got a good sense of humour. Sadly the great British sweet is on the decline, there's more to the... More 

2 Thank Mark M
Bishop Auckland, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Just like a sweetie shop used to be before hi-tech and fast food. Even before wrappers! A lovely piece of yesteryear.

2 Thank Mike H
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 February 2016

Its a shop that just rolled back the years. I was 10 years old again spending way to long choosing which sweets to have. I am now 41 and my Daughter who is 8 chose her sweets way quicker than my wife and I. So many choices from the shelves upon shelves of old jar sweets. So what did we... More 

1 Thank Barry W
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 November 2015 via mobile

staff really helpfull and friendly. Lots of yummy sweets and gifts and cards Xx flavored Tobacco too if your still a smoker not that i would recomend smoking. Lol

1 Thank kay t
Otley, United Kingdom
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1,074 reviews
441 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 477 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2015

So many sweets, so little time!! A huge range of confectionary to suit everyone's taste from nostalgic sweets to modern day, all at competitive prices. Good service too.

1 Thank ELAINE B
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2014

sweet greetings shildon sells the very best UK sweets around, most being handmade to order. Many thanks www.sweetgreetingsshildon.co.uk

1 Thank Kevin A
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2014

called in with family and friends and what a selection of old fashioned sweets on offer. many thanks and so pleased we live not to far away as will be calling again very very soon

1 Thank Gav B
Newcastle, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2011

i ordered some old fashioned sweets of the internet from this little shop in Shildon, County Durham, www.sweetgreetingsshildon.co.uk, and was amazed with the speedy service and quality of sweets. So much so, that my family and i travelled the 40 odd miles to pay it a visit and were very pleased to see a great customer service in the shop... More 

6 Thank jpnewcastleunited

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