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“Worth spending time here”

Gloucester Quays Antiques Centre
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Owner description: - One of the largest and longest established Antiques Centres in the UK - Lift and stairs to Three floors of shops and cabinets containing over 100 dealers. - Parking available at Gloucester Quays multi-storey car park. - Located in the heart of the historic Gloucester Docks, adjacent to Gloucester Quays Designer outlet centre. - Tea Cups cafe on the second floor serving speciality teas, coffee, cakes and light lunches. - Friendly, knowledgeable staff on hand to help - Open 7 days a week (except Christmas Day) Items for sale at the Centre include: period and 20th century furniture, fine art ceramics, glassware, gold, silver and antique jewellery, vintage clothing, cards, stamps, toys, quality antique clocks and watches and much much more.
Norwich, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Worth spending time here”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2013

Three floors of varied antiques displayed in cabinets and bigger 'spaces' that i believe are rented by individual dealers - mostly good quality, mostly reasonably priced as far as I am a judge, few very high priced items (a few hundred pounds for nice silver pieces seemed to be top) and plenty of other interesting and affordable items (books, coins, medals, pottery, porcelain, all manner of 'collectables'. I ate a very nice homemade sandwich for lunch in the little cafe on the third floor. The building is adjacent to the docks which are also worth a (quick) wander around. City centre is only a ten minute walk away.

Visited November 2013
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“Excellent place”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2013

What a lovely place. Three floors of good quality antiques, collectibles, jewellery etc. was very impressed. Staff all extremely friendly and knowledgable. Came away with some good bargains. Well worth a visit

Visited October 2013
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West of England
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“This Antiques Centre is back open!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2013

Despite what it says, the Antique Centre has reopened as of September 2013. Lots of space, cabinets and units all stocked with collectables and goodies. The staff are very helpful and there is a lovely cafe on one of the floors. I would visit again in the future, particularly for Christmas presents as you are not pressured at all by staff and can browse as you please.

Visited September 2013
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Haresfield, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Tremendous selection, not overpriced”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2013

I like old dusty antiques shops with old dusty owners, so the thought of this mini-skyscraper with tis floor managers did not appeal. But... an excellent selection of antiques large and small, not overpriced. Worth a visit.

Visited July 2013
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Wiltshire UK
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69 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Well worth a visit”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2013

Three floors packed with all sorts of antiques and collectibles. There is something to interest anyone and any age.

Good sized lifts give access to all floors and there is a very nice café of the top floor with views over the restored dock area.

Make a day out of it and also visit the Gloucester Quays outlet centre next door, take in the Waterways Museum and maybe also a trip on a river boat.

Loads of parking and a few minutes walk from the city centre and cathedral.

Visited July 2013
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