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Great Expectations

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37-43 East Street, Horncastle LN9 6AZ, England
+44 1507 524202
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This Antique & retro shop has various rooms and dealer displays to see as you walk from the front... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2018
2014Jandy
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Chaotic, but worth a visit

If you have an hour or so to spare then the 'old co-op' is a wonderful place to visit and browse... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2018
Peter F
,
Grantham, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good51%
  • Average18%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“two floors” (5 reviews)
“vintage shops” (2 reviews)
“on display” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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37-43 East Street, Horncastle LN9 6AZ, England
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+44 1507 524202
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

This Antique & retro shop has various rooms and dealer displays to see as you walk from the front of the shop to the rear and then up to the first floor. We did notice this time that there seems to be more clutter so...More

Thank 2014Jandy
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Reviewed 24 February 2018

If you have an hour or so to spare then the 'old co-op' is a wonderful place to visit and browse, but choose a dry day, if you want to make it a really enjoyable visit. 90% of the 'stuff' is tat, but lurking away...More

Thank Peter F
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Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

What a bad experience today, not only has it turned into a rubbish sofa store you can no longer walk around half of it. I’ve been coming for around 12 years but won’t bother again. The guy working there started to turn the lights off...More

Thank Stuart W
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

The moment you step into Great Expectations, you're surrounded by collectibles, knick-knacks, treasures and items that make you say, 'We had one of those at home when I was growing up!' My son and I made a day of it in Horncastle, as there are...More

Thank jojo471
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Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Could spend more time wandering around but we only had an hour or so. Interesting mix of things and enjoyable to rummage through to find something to take away.

Thank Clive S
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

You can get lost in this shop. Well I could. It seems to have at least two staircases, or was I really disorientated? The largish store feels light and airy and features many little units where the objets of different traders are displayed. The person...More

Thank Yvonne840
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Reviewed 16 May 2017

Picked up a leaflet while in Horncastle from one of the many antique and vintage shops in Horncastle that showed where they all are. This one is well worth visiting as it is a lot bigger than it looks from the front with rooms on...More

Thank 2014Jandy
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

We have visited Great Expectations a couple of times when we have stayed in Horncastle as we love looking around the antique and vintage shops. It was much easier this time to walk around and see everything as they seem to have organised things better....More

Thank 2014Jandy
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

We often visit here and are always delighted at the amount of amazing antiques/ brick a brac/ collectables etc on offer. Several floors packed with goodies to have a good old rummage through! Prices are reasonable and there is probably something for everyone.

Thank Deborah R
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Reviewed 19 August 2016

This is a wonderful shop, were most times I have found something that has a charm all of its own. I never fail to be surprised. New stock arriving daily. A place not to miss :)

Thank Margriet A
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