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Heart of the Country Shopping Village

Open Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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A lovely morning

What a lovely little place. Happy and chatty shop staff. We bought an array of different little... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2018
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Very quaint village shopping area

It's worth a trip here just even just for lunch or a coffee. Plus it is next door to the beautiful... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2018
Lichfield, United Kingdom
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Heart of the Country Village - a collection of converted 19th century farm buildings - now home to individual shops and boutiques as well as two restaurants. The Village, having started as a single country store in 1985, now gives life to a...more
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Swinfen, Lichfield WS14 9QR, England
+44 1543 481612
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Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

What a lovely little place. Happy and chatty shop staff. We bought an array of different little items. The fairy walk was also really nice. Very recommended

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Pds1
Reviewed 5 December 2018

For gift ideas,decent food choices this should be a destination.The Barn offered quality ,affordable lunch.From Art, "Osprey " outlet,rings and bracelets and homeware.Furniture too.A good choice of quality merchandise.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank cookie256
Reviewed 14 November 2018

Visited the village and Doctors Orders ,a small independent bottle dispensary selling unusual Gins , Whiskies, Rums ,and Beers.A must shop for all your festive drinks and presents.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank davidhree
Reviewed 9 November 2018

It's worth a trip here just even just for lunch or a coffee. Plus it is next door to the beautiful hotel and restaurant that is the Swinfon Hall. Lots of shopping areas and some nice places to get a lovely snack. We particularly like...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank AnnieAries
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

A really great place to visit with a wide variety of units. Plenty of parking. We found the staff in all the units helpful friendly and never rushed. Been passed many times, first time I have been in. Will certainly be back soon.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ian M
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

There are a good amount of small speciality shops and a couple of eating establishments in these converted farm buildings. It always looks smart here and is a good place to find individual items and have a wander around and a coffee.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 378lizh
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

Met friends here for lunch and went to the Pear Tree Creperie after hearing good things. Sadly our visit there was not so good for which I have left a separate review. The site itself is lovely, very scenic despite being off the A38 link...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank McHunger
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Lovely range of quaint shops around a courtyard where you can relax. A whole range of products available - chic & unique. Easy to find & Park. Good facilities for eating etc

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

A good selection of stores, check out Doctors Orders as it has a great selection of alcohol and a lovely dog to greet you.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Cinnamonkey
Reviewed 20 July 2018

Very friendly and helpful service, Great atmosphere, and the food was amazing, crepes, galettes both savoury and sweet.. My daughter had one of the fruit specials and she loved it... WE would all certainly visit again to enjoy the great food...we all felt full afterwards...always...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Response from Lesley S | Property representative |
Hello, Heart of the Country's rural location is accessible via the A38, just south of Lichfield. Walking is not recommended as the road can be busy and there is currently no footpath that leads directly to the Village.