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Address: The Courtyard Craft Centre Huntick Road, Lytchett Minster BH16 6BA, England
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10:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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The Courtyard Craft Centre is a unique shopping location. We have a variety...

The Courtyard Craft Centre is a unique shopping location. We have a variety of shops which sell a wide range of products. Each business is listed on our website, which gives more information, hours of business and contact details for individual shops. We currently have the following shops (October 2016): Three Oak Animal Kabin - Has an extensive range of Birds for sale including finches, budgies, and chickens. They also sell pet food and toys, looking to go away on holiday then they will look after you pet for you.We also sell Raw dog food. Courtyard Bridal - Pop in and see Gerry for all you Bridal needs, she will make you feel so welcome and at home, Gerry is a wealth of knowledge when it come to all aspects of buy and fitting your wedding dress and Bridesmaids dresses. K9 Kutz - Fabulous Fully Qualified & Insured Professional Dog Grooming Salon. Sandy Cristel - Massage Therapist, Reflexologist, Registered Reiki & Shamanic Healer, Holistic Therapist & Oracle Reader, by appointment. Sandy Cristel's Shop includes Crystals, Fossils, CDs, Incense and New Age Gifts. Gift Certificates available. Emma's Elegant Hair - Mobile Hairdresser, Salon Based Hairdresser at The Courtyard. If you like the comfort from your own home or feel the pamper in a salon the choice is yours. Pixie Nails - Manicures, Pedicures, Gelish nails, Acrylic nails, eyebrow shape and tidy's, top lip and chin wax. Eyelash and eyebrow tinting and eyelash lifting and perming! Booking recommended. Courtyard Candies - From a wide range of traditional jar sweets to individual luxury Belgium Chocolates, you can get all your sugar needs here, Gina also has a wide range of Sugar free sweets and chocolates, and also dairy free products as well. Fairy Chic - We paint shabby chic furniture, take commissions and provide workshops. We are also official Stockists of Frenchic chalk paint! Not Just Wool - We are a family business who strive to put our customers and their knitting first! We stock a range of yarns starting at 2ply right up to Super chunky. Our main suppliers are, Stylecraft, Robin, Wendy, Katia, Woolcraft and King Cole. Our ethos is affordable knitting, supplemented with a small range of more luxury yarns such as silk/merino mixes, mohair and alpaca mixed. We also stock a range of fancy scarf yarn. The Little Gallery - Gallery selling own goods Beachcomber Art & Art U Can Afford and also offers local arts people to do their own self stewarded exhibitions. Tradpots - Working pottery & classes and lots for sale. Dylan's Restaurant and Medieval barn - Real country home cooking and cream teas. Medieval Hall for hire!

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Location good but .....

Lovely countryside setting next door to a holiday park with a tearoom, craft shop and other traders.

Reviewed 6 days ago
Tricia217
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Wimborne, United Kingdom
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Wimborne, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lovely countryside setting next door to a holiday park with a tearoom, craft shop and other traders.

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Thank Tricia217
SandyCristel, Public Relations Manager at The Courtyard Craft Centre, responded to this review

Thank you Tricia217 for taking the time out to leave a review for The Courtyard Centre. We are glad that you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again soon. More 

UK
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30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just right.... 2mins walk from Lychett Manor camp site serving fresh cooked food..... Highly recommended

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Thank Trevnlin
SandyCristel, Public Relations Manager at The Courtyard Craft Centre, responded to this review

Hi Trevnlin, thank you so much for your lovely review. Hope you enjoy your holiday :) More 

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29 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the craft centre today and although most of the shops were closed due to the Easter holidays, we found some really lovely people in the ones that was open. We went there mainly to see the wool shop, being an avid knitter I was looking forward to buying lots! But sadly it was closed. We went into the... More 

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Thank Mrsandmrsgerry
SandyCristel, Public Relations Manager at The Courtyard Craft Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review and are really glad that you enjoyed your visit despite a few units being closed for Easter. The centre itself is open 7 days a week however each unit has their own opening times, which you can find on the Courtyard Craft Centre website. Each unit has contact details so you could double check... More 

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6 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice little place to stop at, always worth supporting local self employed people. Pottery, upcycled furniture, nicnac shops and a cafe.

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Thank Kev G
SandyCristel, Public Relations Manager at The Courtyard Craft Centre, responded to this review

Dear Kev G thank you so much for your lovely full star review. Everyone at the Courtyard Centre work really hard to keep going so your comment and rating was much appreciated. Kind regards to you. More 

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23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amongst the various individual little shops in the craft centre is a gem of a sweet shop when visiting recently it was full of Easter chocolate treats for adults and children alike the Belgium chocolates are of really good quality a great range for such a small shop The name of this of this little gem is courtyard candies and... More 

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Thank Pat J
SandyCristel, Public Relations Manager at The Courtyard Craft Centre, responded to this review

Dear Pat J. Thank you so much for your review of our Courtyard Candies and Chocolate Shop, here at the Courtyard Craft Centre, it is much appreciated. Do hope you visit again us soon. More 

London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Dropped in for lunch at Dylan's cafe which is part of the complex on a rather uninspiring winters day. Couldn't resist the all day breakfast which turned out to be a great choice and an antidote to the weather. A large plateful and nicely cooked and served with good coffee too. If you are travelling down the A35 or A31... More 

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28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Have been using the cafe on a regular basis and find it very good value for money,The food is always freshly cooked and a warm welcome is given to everyone.

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1 Thank John R
SandyCristel, Public Relations Manager at The Courtyard Craft Centre, responded to this review

Dear John, thank you so much for your lovely review of Dylans Restaurant here at The Courtyard Craft Centre. We will be sure to pass on your lovely comments. Hope to see you again soon! Thank you again! More 

Poole, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely restaurant. Very cosy feel to it like a farmhouse kitchen. They serve hot food as well as snacks, cakes etc. Sunday roast as well. Plenty of parking. There are a few units to loom round. Selling, pottery, wool, craft items, jewellery. Suitable for wheel chair access. There is a farm shop where you can see little rabbitts, chickens and... More 

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SandyCristel, Public Relations Manager at The Courtyard Craft Centre, responded to this review

Hi and thank you so much for your lovely review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your visit here and hope to see you again very soon! More 

Rotherham, England, United Kingdom
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294 reviews
73 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Lots of interesting small shop units with interesting items. Wooden items, guitar manufacturing, soaps, chocolates and sweets, ornaments and pottery ware, a shabby chic unit and a cafe called Dylan's. Small car park worth looking around on a dry day and a coffee afterwards to pass an hour or two. If you want an unusual gift then you may be... More 

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Thank Miriam M
SandyCristel, Public Relations Manager at The Courtyard Craft Centre, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for your review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your visit with us and hope to see you again soon! More 

Bracknell, United Kingdom
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197 reviews
75 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Since our last visit, the large jigsaw puzzle outlet has closed and a couple of the other outlets seem to have less stock on show, the Pottery had a 20% off sale. We visited on a Saturday afternoon in October, when we arrived the car park was full which is a good sign, but the place is starting to look... More 

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SandyCristel, Public Relations Manager at The Courtyard Craft Centre, responded to this review

Hi, and thank you so much for your lovely review. It is autumn so we are battling with the leaves and dreary days, however, we hope that you did notice lots of freshly painted units with exciting colours and see that despite the darker days we are continuously trying to improve on the aesthetics of the courtyard centre. ... Although... More 

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