It’s half term and here’s our latest report – we reckon, judging by your lovely comments, we are top of the class!
All reviews are from the past month (these are from Google) and we really appreciate every visitor who has come to see us – thank you – and thank you for all the lovely reviews and comments. We always love to hear from you.

Heart of the Shires
“Lovely quaint shops with unique products, well worth a visit!”
Lynn Elkington
“Set off the main road, this is a delightful place, lovely setting and variety of shops. The place is beautiful kept, and the restaurant offers delicious food at a very reasonable price. Plenty of free parking too.”
Pat Smith
“Beautiful place. First visit and was impressed. All shop keepers very friendly and helpful. Lovely tea rooms aswell. Food very good.”
Janet Wilbourne
“Lovely little place, particularly the refurbished furniture shop and the cafe which has simple but well made food with generous portions!”
Caz Plant
“Enjoyed it very much everyone was most helpful will be going back.”
Rose Trehern
“Excellent cookshop and soft furnishings stores. Easy parking.”
Mark Fitzgerald
“Love little place to shop has small outlets selling lovely things nice afternoon out.”
Lesley Middleton
“Quaint location and lots of individual shops. Darlingtons tea room is most definitely worth a visit !”
Audrey Canham
“Always a fantastic experience at Heart of the Shires! Make sure you pop into Darlingtons and try the quiche, its fabulous!”
Ninja Tyler
Top of the Class