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Based in an Elizabethan house in the village of Narborough, Leicestershire, you’ll find the complete solution to all your gift buying challenges within a unique, inspirational environment. Behind the ancient exterior of Narborough Hall you’ll discover a browser's paradise, packed with gorgeous goodies which will become treasured gifts for your friends and family or a special treat for yourself. 

You’re always sure of a warm welcome from our friendly and helpful team. Visit us and you’ll experience Narborough Hall’s truly special ambience, even with the huge variety of products the shop feels intimate, comfortable and cosy. The house has always been, and still is, a family home and the business was originally set up to fund the continuing restoration of the 420-year-old listed building and that is still it’s primary role today. 

When my parents, Wendy and Paul Broadley, bought the house in 1976 it had lain derelict for several years. They then faced the mammoth task of making the house liveable once again and creating a family home for myself and my sister Jessica, aged one and two at the time. After pouring money and energy into the house for two decades Wendy and Paul realised that, in order to safeguard the future of the building, it had to generate an income of it’s own. Wendy had a moment of inspiration and the idea of opening a shop and gallery was born. Little did they realise just how successful it would turn out to be. The shop first opened it’s doors in 1992 and in 1997 I took over with my husband, Simon. The business funds all the maintenance, repairs and running costs of the building so by shopping with us you are contributing directly to ensuring this local heritage asset is maintained for generations to come. We look forward to welcoming you to Narborough Hall.

Sophie, Simon & the Team x 

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A small selection of the many lovely comments made by our customers- their reasons for loving Narborough Hall...

•Whenever there is an occasion to buy for I can always count on finding the perfect gift. The shop is beautifully presented and the restoration of Narborough Hall is simply amazing. It's lovely how we are remembered by name, and you take customer service to a whole new level. I love the shop. 

•It is an amazing place to visit for that special and unique present. 

•If ever I feel a bit fed up or in need of a bit of TLC, this place never fails to make me smile. Thank you for being my little bit of heaven! 

•Just when I think I have everything I need or want, there is always something beautiful that will just finish off a room or make a lovely present for someone! It’s one of my favourite places to be. 

•There is always a friendly welcome and a gift for every occasion. I love to escape there on a sunday afternoon and browse to my hearts content! 

•It's a beautiful shop and serves all of my gifting needs! I love to just wander around and look at everything. The staff are always very warm and welcoming too. It's my favourite shop! 

•It's a treasure trove of inspiration, with thoughtfully presented goodies, gifts and greetings for all those special occasions in life. 

•There is NO where else like it ANYWHERE. I come from the far side of Birmingham to buy my gifts here and I get a happy feeling as soon as I see the Hall. 

•Everyone makes me feel so special, it feels like I'm popping to see friends, and at the same time I'm buying lots of lovely things and getting lots of ideas. Thank you. 

•Everything is gorgeous & wonderful and is all in one beautiful place! A truly lovely shopping experience! 

•Narborough Hall always has that special something to offer and at an affordable price. The building is beautiful with much love and hard work poured into it! 

•Uplifting and homey, packed with beautiful inspirational gifts and wonderful display ideas. Friendly, warm staff, always a treat! 

•You can always find something unique- this is an independent treasure trove whose owners go the extra mile to give their shoppers a fantastic shopping experience! 

 
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