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Best Online Shopping UK : Helping You Find UK Online Shops : Shop Small

My brilliant listing of online shops in the UK.  The best kind of online shops – independent shops.  All kinds of shops for all your shopping needs.

It is so easy to Shop Small, Shop Independent when you can find them online.

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BABIES AND CHILDREN / BEAUTY & PAMPERING : HEALTH & WELLBEING / CLOTHES & ACCESSORIESCRAFT & HOBBY / FOOD & DRINK / GARDENS, GARDENING AND OUTDOORSGIFTS & STATIONERY / HOME / PET SUPPLIES / SPORTS & LEISURE / WEDDINGS & PARTIES


You can see lots of these shops on my shopping directory too, by browsing the shop page or search on the product page. My blog has lots of shopping inspiration and my Inspiration page.

I have created this list as part of my #ipledgeindie campaign, inspiring and helping everyone to shop independent, shop small as much as they possibly can.

There are 100’s on this list and I will be adding to it all the time.  Keep checking back for more help with finding independent shops.

Independent shops are the best shops to shop with for so many reasons.  They should be our automatic first choice.  You can find out more about my #ipledgeindie shop independent movement here.

Happy browsing and shopping 😊 #ipledgeindie

Barbara

PS The shops with the pics are on my fab shop directory.

BABIES AND CHILDREN SHOPS

Products for babies and children.  Lots to make the lives of mum and dad easier too.  Browse Babies and Children products on my directory too.


The Easy Learning Shop. Traditional Toy Shop. The Easy Learning Shop A wonderful toy shop offering wooden toys, fun games, and an educational section for all ages. Warhammer for modellers too.  Wooden toys are their speciality, the type that encourage imagination.  A traditional toy shop whose toys encourage children to find different ways to play.  Playing and learning.  For for a wide age range, from babies to teens.


Bear Hunt Books. Sharing independent shops online at Love Our Shops UK shopping directory.Bear Hunt Books  Children’s books carefully selected. Children’s independent book shop.  So many brilliant books for all ages from babies to young adults.  Wide range in each age group.  All kinds of genre.  Fiction, non-fiction, activity books and workbooks.  A brilliant book subscription service too, a lovely way to develop a child’s love of reading.


eatsleepdoodle Colour, create, learn, doodle.  Fun, educational textile products.


Three Boys Rock  A collection of fun gifts and lifestyle products aimed at boys age 7 to 15.


Babi Pur Ethical shopping for kids. Clothing, toys, eco living, baby and nursery items, and more.


Willow Boutique  Mother and baby lifestyle store.  Baby gifts, clothing, wooden toys and cards.


Little Nutkins toys, clothes and accessories for children.  Quality, unique children’s products.


Good Things Unusual and fun gifts and toys for children.  Eco and fair trade.


Beezes Gift and kid’s shop. Ethically sourced British designs. Clothing, accessories, toys and gifts.


A Little Bit Dotty Gifts for mums, babies and little ones. Fun, practical and different.


Milly’ O Fun, bright and comfortable baby and toddler clothing brand. Handmade.


BEAUTY & PAMPERING : HEALTH & WELLBEING SHOPS

Some amazing beauty, body and well-being products.  Browse Beauty, Pampering, Health and Wellbeing products on my directory too.


Little Soap Company Independent Shops Near Me - helping you find independent shops online at Love Our Shops UKLittle Soap Company  A gorgeous range of all-natural, organic, cruelty free and vegan soaps.  Pure natural products, kind to you and the environment. Soap bars (including hand soap,shampoo bar, facial bar, exfoliating bar, shaving bar, body bar and the Little Beast doggy bar), liquid handsoap, bubble bath, shower gel, shampoo, conditioner, hand and body lotion and candles too. 


JustBe Botanicals Independent shops near me. Sharing independent shops online at Love Our Shops UK shopping directory.

JustBe Botanicals  JustBe wellbeing range of holistic products. JustBe have created a natural range for the face, body and home.  Including spa treatments, herbal teas and chocolate.  The products smell amazing, are emotionally nourishing and packed full of therapeutic benefits.  Every JustBe product is lovingly made by hand in Scotland using purely natural ingredients.

 


The Oil Hut.  Hand made natural body oils and award winning diffusers for the home.


Nura SkincareNaturally nourishing skin nutrition.  Natural and organic ingredients.


The Dartmoor Skincare Co. Skincare and hair products, cruelty free and vegan friendly.


Oswestry Herbarium Medical herbalist. Herbs, supplements & natural beauty products.


Plum and Ashby Bath and body, gifts and home fragrances. Inspired by the British countryside.


Seekology Beauty and wellbeing brands. They seek out remarkable, independent brands to share.


 

CLOTHES SHOPS & ACCESSORIES – Jewellery, Footwear, Bags, Scarves and More

Independent boutiques for clothes, bags, footwear and jewellery. Lots of different styles.  Browse Clothes and Accessories items on my directory too.


Belle Modelle. Sharing independent shops online at Love Our Shops UK shopping directory.

Belle-Modelle Fashion and lifestyle store, colour, style and a lot of fun.  An every changing range of fashion.  A colourful collection of clothes, footwear, jewellery, bags, accessories, furniture, home decor and glorious lifestyle gifts.  A passion for making spaces beautiful.  Men’s clothes too.  Gorgeous affordable fashion range for all ages.  Beautiful designs, fashion and lifestyle.

 


Braver Than I Knew clothing. Sharing independent shops online at Love Our Shops UK shopping directory.Braver Than I Knew  Easy wear clothing range all with slogans.  It is important to acknowledge how brave we have been when we have come through adversity.  Braver Than I Knew slogan on a range of tops.  Plus an angel keyring with the same message, mug, beanie hat, dog bandana, bag and a gorgeous teddy.  T-shirts for men too.

 

 


Colmers Hill Fashion Boutique. Sharing independent shops online at Love Our Shops UK shopping directory.

Colmers Hill Fashion  Women’s fashion boutique. Extensive and well chosen range of designer clothes, footwear and accessories.  Clothes that flatter and feel good to wear. Extensive range of labels stocked including Sandwich Clothing, Marble, Ralston, Out of Xile, Joseph Ribkoff, Elsewhere, From My Mother’s Garden, Soaked in Luxury, A Postcard From Brighton and many more.

 


Luxe Designers bag collection. Sharing independent shops online at Love Our Shops UK shopping directory.Luxe Designers  Luxurious, beautifully designed, timeless leather handbags.  Affordable prices, without compromising on quality.  A fresh contemporary collection of unique handbags from some exciting talented designers.  Sourced and hand crafted in Italy by artisans and family run small factories.  A hand picked collection of beautiful brands.


La Vida Boutique  Ladies fashion and accessories specialising in affordable luxury.


Ti2 Titanium Jewellery  Jewellery design studio.  Beautiful handcrafted titanium jewellery.


Quince Jewellery   Jewellery that you can wear everyday.  Modern with a nod to historical collections.


Fifty5a Clothes for men and women of all ages.  Stylish, unique and irresistible clothes.


Anne L’Or Jewellery handmade and personalised.  Unique and beautiful designs.


The Holiday Shop London  Accessories for all – stylish, practical, fun. Dry bags, towels and more.


Lisa Angel Designing and sourcing unique and beautiful jewellery and gifts all at affordable prices.


Ivy and Ginger Fun and quirky hand painted wooden jewellery. 


Nordic Muse Jewellery and Nordic lifestyle store.  Jewellery inspired by the simplicity of Scandinavia.


Hoboko Kikoy clothing company. Their products are inspired by the fabulous vibrancy of Africa.


Ssolo London Contemporary, handmade and bespoke jewellery, bracelets and necklaces.


Roo’s Beach Fashion and lifestyle store. Stylish fashion, footwear, accessories and lifestyle.


Universe of Us : London Fashion and lifestyle, a concept store. Wide range, lots of great brands.


Anna Calvert Jewellery Handmade silver jewellery that is simple and stylish.


Dreamers Who Travel Apparel and accessories inspired by a love of travel.


Chicabella Boutique Women’s bags, accessories and jewellery with a bohemian feel.


Limezest Jewellery Jewellery. Sterling silver gemstone and personalised jewellery.


 

CRAFT & HOBBY

Some wonderful shops selling craft and hobby supplies.  Browse Craft and Hobby products on my directory too.


Beyond Measure. Sharing independent shops online at Love Our Shops UK shopping directory.Beyond Measure  An online shop selling beautiful things for folk who make.  Carefully chosen and sourced from talented craftspeople and the best small companies.  Quality tools and gifts for makers. Fine leather goods, wooden needle cases, exclusive sewing patterns, scissors and cutting tools, tool boxes, tape measures, hole punches, embroidery samplers and much more.


Isle of Auskerry Yarn and Knitting Kits. Sharing independent shops online at Love Our Shops UK shopping directory.Isle of Auskerry  Yarns, knitting kits, handwoven blankets and sheep skin rugs.  All from a 600 strong flock of sheep on the Orkney Isle Auskerry.  The knitting kits include scarves, hats, headbands, wrist warmers, cushions and lots more.  Everything you need to complete a beautiful piece of knitting.  The yarns are either natural colour or hand dyed into some gorgeous shades.


Simply Ribbons. Sharing independent shops online at Love Our Shops UK shopping directory.Simply Ribbons  Lots and lots of ribbons of all kinds. An extensive range.  For crafts, occasions, gift wrapping and more.  A brilliant selection of ribbon craft kits too and some great value ribbon offcut bundles.  Every colour, theme, material and style you can imagine.  Personalised printed ribbon too.  Large selection of Wedding Ribbons, Christmas Ribbons and craft ribbons.


 

Foxglove and Field Pattern weights.  Individually made by hand.  Bobbin shaped pattern weights.


Lucy Locket Land  Yarn, craft kits and craft shop.  Selling stunning yarn, craft kits, sewing supplies.


Sewisfaction Sewing shop.  Dressmaking fabric, sewing patterns and haberdashery.


The Make Arcade DIY craft kits, sewing kits and haberdashery.


Craft by Nature Make your own natural vegan lip balms and bathbomb kitts.


The Fold Line : London Sewing pattern shop and online sewing community.  .


Tilly and the Buttons Sewing patterns and books. Easy patterns to create adorable clothes.


 

 

FOOD & DRINK

Shops selling lots of great food and drink.  Many make their own products.  Others have an amazing palette for selecting the most delicious offering.  Browse Food and Drink products on my directory too.


Morrish and Banham. Sharing independent shops online at Love Our Shops UK shopping directory.Morrish & Banham   Great wine, beer, spirits and cider.  A wine merchant with an extensive range of expertly chosen, characterful wines from across the world.  All great value. Well chosen selection of gin and spirits, focusing on the artisan. Real ales and ciders too.  They pride themselves on helping you find exactly what you need for any occasion, from your daily tipple to wedding wines.


Totem Tea Shop, Sharing independent shops online at Love Our Shops UK shopping directory.Totem Tea Shop  Delicious organic, ethical tea.  Plastic-free and vegan, either loose or bags.  24 original recipes prepared by hand in the Surrey Hills. Flavours include exotic strawberry green tea, spiced vanilla black tea, cinnamon rooibos, soothing sweet chamomile. All tea comes with their signature smiley eco packaging.  Packed with lots of health benefits too.


The Meat Man  Local butchers online.  Quality meat, an extensive range delivered direct to you.


Bad Brownie  Gourmet brownies.  Fudgiest, gooiest, tastiest and as decadent as they can be.


Corvett & Stone Chocolate shop.  Wide collection of quality chocolate products.


Freestar  Award winning alcohol free beer.  Freestar is a fresh take on beer.


GARDENS, GARDENING AND OUTDOORS

Whether you like to do the garden or sit in it (or both) here are some great shops.  Outdoors related too.  More the relaxing outdoors type of products and bringing the outdoors in.  Browse Home and Garden products on my directory too.


Denys and Fielding Gardening products. Sharing independent shops online at Love Our Shops UK shopping directory.Denys & Fielding  For life outside.  Sustainable gifts for gardeners and garden loversDeck chairs and deck chair hire for wedding and parties.  Their love of gardens spreads a little plant based happiness with their range of gifts and services.  At the heart of their family business is a love of outdoors and a passion gardens.


Wiggly Wigglers birdfood and composting. Sharing independent shops online at Love Our Shops UK shopping directory.Wiggly Wigglers  Extensive range of bird feeding and composting products.  Farm produced Great British Birdfeed, perfect for our UK garden birds.  A good quality hen mix too.  They also offer live worms.  Lots of composting products  both worm composting and bokashi composting.  They have the brilliant Urbalive composter,  a worm composter.

 


GIFTS & STATIONERY

Unique and thoughtful gift shops.  Useful and beautifully designed stationery.  Browse Gifts and Stationery products on my directory too.


Cordelias House of Treasures.. Sharing independent shops online at Love Our Shops UK shopping directory.Cordelia’s House of Treasures A range of British gifts & home decor.  Unique gifts for the home, family and friends.  Includes gift boxes and monthly subscription boxes wrapped in recycleable packaging.  Brands include Lua Designs, Clovelly Soap, The Art File, Nathalie Bond Skincare, Caroline Gardner, Powder and Busy B Stationery.


Daffodowndilly. Sharing independent shops online at Love Our Shops UK shopping directory.Daffodowndilly  Beautiful designs on stationery, accessories and tops.  Greetings cards, hand bound notebooks, organic cotton printed T-shirts, enamel and wooden pins, stickers and positivity postcards, cross stitch patterns and jewellery kits.  All designs are inspired by positivity, the natural world and the joy of having a good laugh with friends.


from you to me books and journals. Sharing independent shops online at Love Our Shops UK shopping directory.from you to me  Creator of beautiful and emotive gift books and journals.  To celebrate special occasions, inspire people to capture and share precious memories and stories.  Cherished moments, bringing people closer together.  Many of the products can be personalised.  Journals, notebooks, memory books and more.

 


Poppy Treffry bags. Sharing independent shops online at Love Our Shops UK shopping directory.Poppy Treffry  Beautiful machine embroidered products, designed directly from sketches of life in Cornwall.  Handmade in Cornwall by a team of ladies throughout the county.  Includes bags, accessories, home decor, stationery, badges and storage pots.  A wide variety of gorgeous designs and beautifully hand made products.


Chiswick Gift Company. Sharing independent shops online at Love Our Shops UK shopping directory.The Chiswick Gift Company  Design studio bursting with creative gift ideas.  Gifts for everyone.   Unique, cool, fun, quirky and inspirational gifts for everyone.  Notebooks, journals, memory books, year books, activity books, inspiring enamel pins, sew on patches and more.  Quirky sayings, inspiring slogans and fun words all great on great gifts.


Little Hamper Co gift boxes. Sharing independent shops online at Love Our Shops UK shopping directory.The Little Hamper Company  Luxury, individual hamper gift boxes.  With amazing products from small businesses, many based in Lincolnshire.  Each hamper is in a luxury box, finished with a ribbon and a personal message.  For all occasions, male and female.  A contemporary twist on the traditional hamper.  Make your own hampers available too.


Unique Planners by Pirongs. Sharing independent shops online at Love Our Shops UK shopping directory.Unique Planners by Pirongs  Design your own planners and stationery.  The planners can be personalised inside and on the cover.  Choose your style, pages and the start date. Life planners, wedding planners and teacher planners.  Plus other stationery; personalised desk pads, notepads, notebooks, mugs and bottles.  Wedding guest books too.  So many different ways you can make them personal with your own designs, pictures and words.


Vixendale gifts. Sharing independent shops online at Love Our Shops UK shopping directory.Vixendale Gifts  British-made gifts, with an animal or countryside theme.  Sourced from small businesses in the UK and individual designer creators.  Unique and special products.  The range includes cushions, kitchen textiles. stationery & cards, prints, tableware, jewellery and decorative items.


Nola Gifts   Personalised gifts for all of life’s special occasions.  A wide and diversified range.


Print Circus Studio producing luxurious printed products. Prints, cards, gift wrap, stationery.


Marbletree  Beautiful and unique personalised gifts.  Hand crafted from marble, slate and wood.


Don’t Buy Her Flowers  Thoughtful gifts for any occasion.  Bespoke gift packages.


Busy B Stationery and gifts.  Diaries, planners, calendars, notebooks, pens and other stationery.


Early Bird Designs Greeting cards, party and gift shop. Design their own & stock from others.


Wonky Wheel Art and craft gallery.  Affordable handmade and original artwork.


Filthy Soup Greeting cards, postcards and badges. To add a little brightness to life.


Doodlemoo Art prints, accessories and stationary for the playful souls.


That Girl in Green High quality, handmade and eco friendly gifts and home range.


Perkins and Morley Greeting cards, homeware, gifts and accessories. Beautiful designs..


Catherine Colebrook Beautiful designs and gifts that spark hope, joy and wonder.


The St. Ives Co A gift shop that celebrates the best of St Ives. Art, home, beauty & more.


Martha Brook London Delightfully individual stationary to inspire, uplift and enchant.


Ellie Good Illustration Gifts for cat lovers.  Colourful, hand-drawn, illustrations.


Chameleon and Co Designers of fabulous letterbox gifts and accessories.


Stamped With Love Hand stamped bespoke gifts for extraordinary people.


Holdall & Co Personalised gifts from leather. Individually handmade accessories.


South Mindful living store. Products and gift sets for wellbeing and mindful living.


HOME

Home decor, homewares, kitchen accessories and more.  Browse Home and Garden products on my directory too.


Injabulo hand woven baskets. Sharing independent shops online at Love Our Shops UK shopping directory.Injabulo  High quality handmade fair trade baskets.  Direct from makers in Africa.  Each basket is handmade and totally unique.  Baskets for so many different uses in and outside of the home.  Shopping baskets, stash baskets, laundry and log baskets.  Baskets for bread and fruit, cycle baskets and beautifully decorative baskets.  A lovely extensive range.

 


Surface Candy knobs for furniture and home decor. Sharing independent shops online at Love Our Shops UK shopping directory.Surface Candy  Designers and makers of furniture and door knobs.  Unique hand decorated wooden knobs.  Adding colour, style and fun to your home and furniture.  Wide range from traditional to colourful, retro to floral, fun to personal. Adds personality and the perfect finish to your furniture and home design.  Can be made to your own design or theme.


Yellow Room Designs. Sharing independent shops online at Love Our Shops UK shopping directory.Yellow Room Designs  Ceramic coasters in a range of designs, suitable for a wide range of home decor schemes.  Handmade using a technique similar to decoupage which involves patterned paper and layers of varnish, making them heat and water resistant.  Wide range of designs and colours.  Ceramic with a cork backing.  Quality materials used, unique designs and each individually decorated by hand.


Polkadot Parsley  Ceramic oven to tableware and coated table linen.  Created for practical use.


Spirals  Homewares, clothing, accessories, gifts and crafts. Products which are earth friendly.


IzziRainey Home textiles homeware and decor.  The textile company inspired by farm life.


Indigo and Rose  Homeware and gifts inspired by the great outdoors and all things natural.


Otto Trading Home interiors shop. Eclectic products both new and vintage.  Stylish and effortless.


RE  Lifestyle and home accessories. Eclectic mix of furniture and objects for the home.


Rose and Grey Collection of design-led homeware and made to order furniture.


Susie Watson Designs Homeware and furniture. Handmade is a source of great pleasure.


Cloudberry Living Home interiors and design. Iconic Scandinavian designer brands.


Ohelo Bottle 100% leak proof insulated water bottles and tumblers for on the go.


Salt and Steel Monochrome furniture and home accessories. Stunning collection.


These Two Hands Nature themed hand crafted homeware, gifts and accessories.


Laura Elizabeth Illustrations Fine art prints, gifts and home. Featuring the natural world.


Ironbridge Candle Co Luxury handmade home fragrance products. Candles, diffusers & more.


Lift Store Home and lifestyle shop.  Functional items for your home and for you.


Mushroom London Carefully sourced products for the home, based on a calm palette.


The Spitalfields Candle Company Candle company based in the heart of London.


Let’s Go Plastic Free Simple lifestyle swaps to help you reduce your plastic footprint.


Bee Green Wraps Organic beeswax wraps: high quality, long lasting and compostable.


Nutmeg Studio Unique high-quality wall stickers. A personal touch to your home decor.


Sparkle Lighting Lighting store offering sparkly lights for indoor, outdoor, and weddings.


V-Eco Food Wraps  Vegan friendly, waxed, eco-friendly food wraps.


CLNRY Cookware   Cookware and kitchenware, professional quality for the at-home chef.


 

PET SUPPLIES

Pet tags, dog leads, dog food and lots more.  All things pet.  Browse Pet products on my directory too.


Hoobynoo shop for pet tags and pet gifts. Sharing independent shops online at Love Our Shops UK shopping directory.Hoobynoo   Pet tags in lots of designs for dogs, cats and horses.  Personalised pet and pet owner gifts, including bowls, collars, pet portraits, mugs, memorial gifts, Christmas decorations and more.  Personalised by dog breed design and holds all the information you need to keep you pet safe.  Over 170 different breeds of dog have their own designs.


Pawshtails dog products. Sharing independent shops online at Love Our Shops UK shopping directory. Pawshtails  Quality dog products. Climbing rope dog leads.  High quality, safe, stylish, lightweight, comfortable to hold and strong.  No pull harness with a multi-functional design, durable and weatherproof.   Natural dog treats, dog toys and cosy dog blankets.  Plus dog designs on  greetings cards and some brilliant vinyl stickers perfect for dog lovers.

 

 


Poppy and Rufus products for your dog. Sharing independent shops online at Love Our Shops UK shopping directory. Poppy & Rufus  At the heart of every beautiful home lies a contented dog.  Functional, practical and stylish products for your dog and your dogs home.  Everyday practical products for your dog.  But designed to make them look stylish.  Dog beds, dog storage baskets, poo bag holders, dog walking bags, dog bandana, dog collars, welly bags, travel dog bowl, dog towels and more useful products for your dog when at home and when out and about.  All carefully made in the UK.


Trusty Dog Food. Sharing independent shops online at Love Our Shops UK shopping directory.Trusty Dog Food   Nutritionally balanced complete dog foods.  Exceptional quality and at affordable prices.  Formulated with your dogs needs and enjoyment in mind.  A comprehensive vitamin and mineral supplement is added to compliment the key ingredients.  Ensuring you have a bright, healthy, shiny dog full of vitality.  Delivered direct to your door.


Scratchy Cats They sell bespoke handmade cat furniture made in the UK.


Olive & Berry Sustainable, UK produced dog interior and dog gifts company.


SPORTS & LEISURE

Sports clothing and activewear.  Sports and Leisure equipment.


Fight Equipment UK  Sports clothing and equipment for boxing and martial arts.


Ruby Fury  Vibrant activewear tailored for a great fit.  Gym gear to help you feel your best.


Lucy Locket Loves Activewear, fitness accessories, casual wear and hoodies.


WEDDINGS & PARTIES

Wedding supplies and party shops for fun celebration.  Browse Wedding and Party products on my directory too.


Hello Party  Party shop that has all you need to make you party perfect.  .


 

I hope you are finding this list of UK online shops useful.  I am adding more and more.

I believe shopping independent should be our automatic choice of place to shop.  This list helps you find these online shops.

Why not join in with my #ipledgeindie campaign – shop independent, share independent shops on social media and tell everyone you #ipledgeindie.  Find out more here.

Happy browsing and shopping.

Barbara

There are lots of brilliant shops on my shopping directory all independent and amazing!  All shops on my directory must comply with certain trustworthy attributes.  These are applied to all those on this Finding UK Shops Online list too.  The criteria can be found on here.

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All opinions in this blog post are mine. At the time of writing some shops mentioned are members of my shopping directory.  None of the shops have paid me to be on this list.  Though I mention lots of shops here, you must form your own opinion as to whether the shop and their products are for you.  Clicking on a shop link will send you to their website, from there you are covered by their terms and conditions.

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