Sweet Greetings Shildon

Welcome to Sweet Greetings Shildon

"A small family run business with a big heart since 1909" xx

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A quarter of old fashioned sweets & original retro sweets & sweet hampers online. Best sweets at the best prices, from an original sweet shop. Since 1909 we have been operating from our British sweet & gift shop in the village of Shildon, County Durham, stocking only the very best confectionery available. Due to demand for real quality sweets we decided to open our store to the whole of the UK with our SECURE online old fashioned sweet shop. Not just any sweets! Old Sweets.

Postage starts at £1.99 & is never more than £8.99 on UK Mainland orders

If you prefer, please feel free to email your order to us at

We sell old classic sweets, old fashioned sweets, retro sweets and special event - birthday gifts and chocolates that are popular with big kids of all ages! From a quarter of sweets to wholesale traditional confectionery sweets orders for special and bespoke projects. Do you remember confectionery retro sweet classics such as space dust popping candy, original peppermint creams, chocolate covered cinder toffee, Scottish humbugs, Bassetts liquorice sticks, traditional chocolate jamesons (merry maids) caramels sweets & even a quarter of Lions poor bens or Lion licorice gums! All fresh from our old fashioned sweet jars. We also stock sugar free sweets, gluten free sweets, dairy free sweets, lactose free, vegetarian sweets & sweet gift hampers & wedding favours & sweet candy carts for hire. We are also a supplier of Peterson pipes/tobacco and an official tobacconist Zippo retailer. We stock it all! Probably!

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Please take a minute to browse through our categories on the left, or if you have something specific in mind why not try a search using our quick online-search feature above.

If you have any questions please just give us a call on 01388 772736 or drop us an email at and we'll be happy to help in any way we can. Alternatively, if you find yourself in the area, why not drop by our traditional sweet shop based at Sweet Greetings, 4 Church St, Shildon, County Durham, DL4 1DU. Our aim is to keep our service to our valued customers at nothing below 100%.

Many thanks and we look forward to serving you soon

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