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Knobs & bits & bobs

This store stocks a large selection of knobs, leather goods and crafted items. The children in our... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2018
Kardoesie
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Johannesburg, South Africa
Arty variety

This store has something for everyone. You will definitely not walk out empty handed. Truly part of... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2018
tobiel2017
,
Pretoria, South Africa
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Market Str, Clarens 9707, South Africa
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Reviewed 19 July 2018

This store stocks a large selection of knobs, leather goods and crafted items. The children in our party loved it! Ideal for something different. And knobs of course!

Thank Kardoesie
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

This store has something for everyone. You will definitely not walk out empty handed. Truly part of the Clarens experience!

Thank tobiel2017
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Great experience, great for those interested in browsing , good selection of product, we regularly buy mementos from this facility. My wife is fascinated by the trinkets

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

This has to be one of the most eclectic shops in Clarens and well worth a visit if you are looking for something different to take home with you. The mix includes furniture, knobs, some leather good last etc that you are unlikely to find...More

1  Thank Beechman1
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

With so many shops offering so much in Clarens, the Ugly Duckling stands out. Lots of variety and certainly even just a window shop is fun.

Thank NauticalVoyager
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Nice selection of gifts and art. Service personnel very helpful. Spent 45 minutes going through facility. Well worth a visit

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Nice variety of things to shop. Some unique and unusual things to buy. Good place to buy some really different gifts.

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Clarens is known to be the "gem of the Free State" and it definitely lives up to its name. A beautiful town surrounded by hills and mountains with quaint shops selling the most delightful items. A beautiful tourist destination for South Africans and foreigners as...More

1  Thank fathimaP084
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Thanks for really improving the quality of the experience,we even bought gifts from,the shop assistant really helped us,packing and wrapping up out gifts. Will be back

1  Thank coen_12
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

True to the rainbow nation we live in, The Ugly Duckling reflects just that. A diverse range of souvenirs true to South Africa. You will be taken in by the variety of gifts and items to offer and probably won't walk out empty handed.

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