Shop Local – Retailers York

Toys & Books

The place to Buy, Sell & Play with Lego. We are the world’s smallest lego shop with the best selection in the North of  England. We specialise in both vintage and new mini figures and full sets. We also sell lego bricks by the kilo.

We also buy lego you no longer want! Got boxes of bricks, build sets or miniatures you no longer want? Contact us to arrange a free valuation!

You can also keep up to date with the new collectibles we get in the shop by signing up to our newsletter via our website.

Opening Times:
Monday – Friday (Term Time): 10am-1pm and 2-5pm
Monday – Friday (School Holidays): 10am-5pm
Saturday: 10am-5pm
Sunday: 11am-5pm

Cliftongate Business Cente, The Fold Yard, Wigginton Road, York, YO32 2RH (On site parking available)

01904 690527


A’s Little Bookshop

“A’s Little Bookshop” with Usborne Children’s Books. Free books for schools & nurseries. Party Favours – even special occasions. Present ideas for your children, nieces, nephews or grandchildren. Or join my team, and get free books for your children!

T: 07769333970 (Ashika Parekh)

Blue House Bookshop

Here at the Blue House Bookshop in our Tudor home, we simply love books and want to encourage children of all ages to enjoy a good read. We have a selection of board books through picture books to chapter books – we also have some great grown up books too.

Karen and Richard,
Blue House Bookshop, 10 Bootham, YORK, YO30 7BL
Tel: 01904 927838

Demize Collectibles

Demize Collectibles offer you an array of collectible figures and toys from Batman to Monster High! We have Funko pops to Imaginext buildings and everything in between. We sell cool geeky baby clothing and tshirts, as well as jewellery and gifts. Plus we also take trade ins!

Bad Bargain Lane, York

T: 01904 864351

Georgina’s Little Book Company

Georgina is an independent Usborne book seller. The books are suitable for both children and adults and Georgina can help you find the right book for you or your child. Check out her Facebook page for more information.

Monkbar Model Shop

A traditional, independent, family run model shop stocking model railways, paints, jigsaws, plastic kits and figures and much more. The staff are model makers themselves and can provide helpful advice.

Opening Times:
Monday – Saturday: 9am-5:30pm

2 Goodramgate, York,
T: 01904 659423

OG Games

OG Games is a Gaming Store based in York where we specialise in Pokemon, MTG, YuGiOh & Transformers TCG. We also carry a great range of board, card and party games. Come and see us for some friendly advice and demos. We have gaming nights most nights. Join our FB group “OG Games Events” for further details.

1½, Whip-Ma-Whop-Ma-Gate, York, YO1 8BL
T: 0333 577 1112

Rosie’s Corner

Rosie’s corner is an Usborne Bookshop, which provides beautiful, high quality books for children all the way from birth to 14+. We can also provide Usborne party bags, advent calendars and free or discounted books for Schools and Nurseries.

T: 07897128407 (Becca)

Sore Thumb Retro Games

Selling retro games and consoles as well as anime, board games and cuddle toys. They sell items from Japan that are otherwise difficult to get here.

Opening Times:
Monday: 10am-6pm
Tuesday – Saturday: 10am-6pm
Sunday: 12-5pm

7 Gillygate, York, YO31 7EA

T: 07759 161274

Stonegate Teddy Bears

They stock a large collection of quality teddy bears including the popular Charlie Bear collection and much more. If you’re looking for a teddy as a gift for someone or yourself, this is the place!

‘Stonegate Teddy Bears in York do some really nice teddys.’

TLD, Dec 18

13 Stonegate, YO1 8AN

T: 01904 641074

Tamar’s Toy Box

A Treasure Chest of Gifts, Toys and Fun Ideas.
More than a Toy Shop, a place to stay, play and create.
Private Parties and Slime Work shops available.
Visit me on Facebook or call Tamar for more details.

26 Acaster Ln, Bishopthorpe, York YO23 2SJ

T: 07717466733

The Easy Learning Shop

A traditional toy shop with unique wooden and educational fun products for children of all ages, sourced from around the world. We sell key stage kits, games, toys, jigsaws and puzzles. We have nationwide delivery if you can’t get into the shop. Visit our Facebook page for more.

T: 07938 175023

The Little Apple Bookshop

This little bookshop has an impressive collection of children’s books as well as selling signed collectibles. They offer a fast ordering service and are happy to offer recommendations for children’s books and for books you might want to try yourself. Open Wednesday-Saturday 10am-2pm. Customers must wear face coverings.

13 High Petergate, York

T: 01904 676103

Totally Awesome

For little and big kids alike. This shop seems the latest play things like scooters, kites and much more. Staff can also repair and customise your scooter too!

Opening Times:
Monday – Saturday: 9:30am-5:30pm
Sunday: 11am-4:30pm

8 Colliergate, York, YO1 8BP
T: 01904 631696

Triple A Books

As an independent Usborne seller and a family of 5, we understand the importance of reading from a young age. Children are at the very centre of everything in this world, we sell books that kids love to read and help them to release their imaginations.