Satisfy your sweet tooth at England’s Oldest Sweet Shop

Harrogate, North Yorkshire

Enjoy retro sweets that evoke childhood memories at The Oldest Sweet Shop in England.

I’ll have one of those… and some of those... For over 200 years the shelves at The Oldest Sweet Shop, in the Yorkshire Dales village of Pately Bridge, have been stocked with sweets of every size, shape and flavour. Not the same ones of course.

Order a quarter of whatever takes your fancy from the hundreds of bottles, and you’ll feel like you’re being transported back in time. Even the till is an antique, and your bill is worked out with pen and paper.

Our personal favourites are the sherbet lemons and lurid pink milk teeth – or perhaps it’s the raspberry bonbons or the jelly beans… Deciding what to put in your paper bag may be harder than you think.

Read more Close

For more local tourist information:

Refine your search:

The Oldest Sweet Shop© The Oldest Sweet Shop
The Oldest Sweet Shop© The Oldest Sweet Shop

Instagram updates


Customer survey …

VisitEngland would like to invite you to take part in a short survey about our website.

It should take no more than a couple of minutes.

Please click here to be taken to the survey


To add items to favourites …

… you need to be logged in.

If you already have an account, log in.

Or register a

Access your account

Enter your e-mail address or username.
Enter the password that accompanies your e-mail.
Forgot your password? Recover your account
Don't have an account? Register an account