Useful Links

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On this page we thought we would share with you a few useful things

If you’re looking for tableware, figures, or anything else to complement your
Herdwick Landscapes’ dolls house then there may be something here for you.

We’ve also included a few sites that may be of use if you are looking for inspiration when
fitting out your dolls house.  These sites include a range of open-air museums and period houses.

We intend to add to the list as appropriate sites come to our attention.
If you have a website that you think might make a useful link then please get in touch.

 

Fairs & Fair Organizers

Check which fairs we will be attending

Miniatura
The international dolls house show.  Featuring top quality model buildings and miniatures by hundreds of craftsmen from around the world.
Twice yearly fairs at the NEC Birmingham.
www.miniatura.co.uk

Kensington Dolls House Festival
Established in 1985, the Kensington Dolls House Festival has become the leading event for craftsmen & miniatures enthusiasts to get together & enjoy their obsession.
Twice yearly fairs at Kensington Town Hall London.
www.dollshousefestival.com

 

 

Miniaturists

Sally Reader Miniatures
Specializing in miniature dolls house toys, including a range of excellent Beatrix Potter characters.
www.sallyreaderminiatures.co.uk

Miniature Mansions
Miniature Mansions is the home of elegant, hand-crafted creations by John Payne. Products include made-to-order dolls houses modelled on real house designs, and durable resin mouldings in 1/12 scale and 1/24 scale.
www.miniaturemansions.co.uk

Miniature Scene UK
1:12 scale high quality, handmade fireplaces that are reproductions of original fireplaces.
www.miniaturesceneuk.com

Coombe Crafts
Modern and period style dolls.  1/24th scale dolls available to order as well as 1/12th and even 1/48th.
www.coombecrafts.co.uk

Heverbell Miniatures
Specialises in hand made porcelain miniature doll kits and costumed dolls. There is also a haberdashery section - silks, lace, trims, buttons & buckles, etc. for your doll or any other soft furnishing project.
www.heverbellminiatures.co.uk<

 

 

 

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And for something a little different...

Museum of Lakeland Life & Industry
Our ancestors are long gone, but their belongings live on to tell their story - from the yeoman farmer to the landed gentry, into living history.
www.lakelandmuseum.org.uk

Townend House
The Brownes were just an ordinary farming family, but their home and belongings bring to life more than 400 years of extraordinary stories.
www.nationaltrust.org.uk/main/w-townend

Hill Top
Enjoy the tale of Beatrix Potter - Hill Top is a timecapsule of this amazing woman’s life.  Full of her favourite things, the house appears as if Beatrix had just stepped out for a walk.
www.nationaltrust.org.uk/main/w-hilltop

Rydal Mount
Wordsworth’s former home, impressively situated above Rydal and furnished with furniture of the period.
www.rydalmount.co.uk/

Herdwick Sheep Breeders’ Association
Interesting facts and other useful links concerning the herdwick.
www.herdwick-sheep.com

St. Fagan’s Museum
An impressive outdoor museum near Cardiff.  Many of the buildings are accessible but if you wish to see anything in particular it is best to check it is open before you make the journey.
www.museumwales.ac.uk/stfagans

Auchindrain Township
A small site near Inverary, Scotland, with numerous cottages and farm buildings.  The last surviving and best preserved example of a joint tenancy township, a settlement type that was common in Scotland up to 200 years ago.
www.auchindrain.org.uk

Chastleton House
A fine Jacobean Manor in the Cotswolds.  Hardly touched over the years, it contains much period furniture and original fittings.
www.nationaltrust.org.uk/chastleton-house

Selly Manor, Bournville, Birmingham
A fascinating Tudor manor house complete with period furniture from various parts of the country, including the Lake District.
www.bvt.org.uk/sellymanor

Avoncroft Museum
Medium-sized open air museum near Bromsgrove, Worcestershire.
www.avoncroft.org.uk

J.B. Banks & Son Ltd.
This is a traditional ironmongers in Cockermouth that has a wide array of old tools, weapons and other paraphernalia both on display and for sale.  There is also a museum at the back of the shop in what was the Georgian tin smith and plumbers workshop.
www.jbbanks.co.uk

 

 

 

 

 

 

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