Shopping in West Yorkshire

Polly Checkland Harding

This guide to some of the best shops in West Yorkshire features the community and ethically-minded stores of Hebden Bridge, the much-loved local bookshop and workers’ co-operative Valley Organics among them. Also here are outlets in Wakefield that beautifully showcase produce special to this area, such as the Rhubarb Triangle Farm Shop and Ossett Brewery Taproom. Vintage gems from Huddersfield can be found amongst our top picks, along with records from Halifax and an excellent independent wine shop. Read on to discover more.

  • 1. Lucy and the Caterpillar

    Lucy and the Caterpillar.
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    Lucy and the Caterpillar, Bridge Mill, St. George Square, Hebden Bridge, HX7 8ET - Visit now

    Lucy and the Caterpillar is a vintage boutique selling hand-picked items from the 1930’s onwards, as well as its own made items.

  • 2. Revo Records

    Revo Records, Halifax
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    Revo Records, 26 Westgate, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX1 1DJ - Visit now

    Trading for over 30 years, Revo Records prides itself on stocking a selection of vinyl records – new releases alongside second-hand vinyl.

  • 3. Rhubarb Triangle Farm Shop

    Rhubarb Triangle Farm Shop

    Rhubarb Triangle Farm Shop, Green End Farm, Carlton, West Yorkshire, WF3 3QR - Visit now

    Selling fantastic Yorkshire produce, the Rhubarb Triangle Farm shop is located just outside Wakefield, on the outskirts of Carlton village.

  • 4. Byram Arcade

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    Byram Arcade, Westgate, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD1 1ND - Visit now

    Boasting three floors of independent shops, designers, cafés and restaurants, Byram Arcade is a stunning Victorian shopping and business hub.

  • 5. The Book Case

    The Book Case
    The Book Case Hebden Bridge

    The Book Case, 29 Market Street, Hebden Bridge, HX7 6EU - Visit now

    The Book Case sells a wide range of fiction and non-fiction titles and hosts author events, book signings and a writer’s group.

  • 6. Merlins of Wakefield

    Merlins of Wakefield

    Merlins of Wakefield, 15 The Springs, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 1QE - Visit now

    Close to Wakefield Cathedral, Merlins is a magic shop offering both products and informed advice to beginner and experienced magicians.

  • 7. Revival Vintage Clothing

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    Revival Vintage Clothing, The Railway Sawmills, Burbeary Road, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD1 3UN - Visit now

    Huddersfield’s Revival Vintage is a treasure trove of true vintage and retro replica clothing catering to both men and women.

  • 8. Ossett Brewery Taproom

    Ossett Brewery Taproom

    Ossett Brewery Taproom, Kings Yard, Low Mill Road, Ossett, West Yorkshire, WF5 8ND - Visit now

    Ossett Brewery Taproom is an independent brewery specialising in award-winning real ales – taproom and brewery tours on site.

  • 9. Crafty Praxis

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    Crafty Praxis, Unit 7/8 Byram Arcade, Westgate, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD1 1ND - Visit now

    Located on the ground floor of Huddersfield’s Byram Arcade, Crafty Praxis is an arts and crafts shop that celebrates the handmade and unique.

  • 10. Valley Organics Workers’ Co-Op

    Valley Organics Workers Co Op
    Image courtesy of Valley Organics.

    Valley Organics Workers’ Co-Op, 16 Market Street, Hebden Bridge, HX7 6AA - Visit now

    Valley Organics Workers’ Co-Op stocks local, ethical and organic fruit, vegetables and wholefoods, including unpackaged products.

  • 11. Frank Bird

    Frank Bird
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    Frank Bird, 13-17 Cross Square, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 1PQ - Visit now

    Frank Bird offers premium menswear collections from around the world, excellent customer service and an elegant shop front.

  • 12. The Book Corner

    The Book Corner
    The Book Corner

    The Book Corner, Piece Hall, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX1 1RE - Visit now

    Nestled The Piece Hall is The Book Corner, an independent and contemporary bookshop stocking both fiction and non-fiction.

  • 13. Vintoto

    Vintoto
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    Vintoto, Wakefield Westgate Station, Unit 5, Mulberry Way, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 2QN - Visit now

    Located just outside Wakefield Westgate Station, Vintoto is a great independent wine shop offering craft beer, mixers and of course, wine.

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