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Shop Local & Support Small Business

It has been an 18 months that no one saw coming, the word 'unprecedented' has been added to the dictionary. In these strange times the importance of supporting local and small retailers cannot be undermined. The small retailers need your help more than ever to ensure that local trade can proceed and that we all get through the pandemic and come out stronger than ever.

The Cayton Fisherman Sandal 24/06/2021

The Fisherman Sandal

Undoubtedly, 2021 has left most of us craving the coast. Our desire to be close to the coast has also influenced our fashion statements. Globally, a huge fashion trend this summer is the fisherman sandal. This traditional style has been reimagined for 2021 and has a unique style for everyone.


Driving Shoes

Providing sophistication and elegance, the driving shoe is a staple for everyone. The driving loafer provides a laidback and chic style for all occasions.


Why to wear Sioux Shoes

Alice gives her insights as to why the German brand Sioux is back and better than ever. Our collections include beautiful ranges of mens and ladies Sioux.


Join us Below Deck

Join us below or on top of the deck this summer with our ranges of deck shoes Whether you're spending time on or of the water this summer the iconic boat shoe won't let you down. Prepare to be complimented on so many angles!


Send a little love

To say I love you this Valentines day, we are offering 15% off our collections from the 9th to the 15th February 2021.


Alice’s Staying In Picks..

As staying in has become the new going out, our shoes have changed. Gone are the days of heels and formal attire as we have learnt to embrace the slipper and trainer as part of our new normal. wardrobe The COVID-19 pandemic has changed everything- even the shoes we wear. At Watkinsons, we offer many ladies and men’s designs that are perfect for staying in this winter. As we all adapt to the realities of the pandemic it is important that we keep our feet as stylish and comfortable as... Read More


Adapting To The Pandemic

As an independent, family-run retailer I wanted to share how we at Watkinsons have adapted to the COVID-19 pandemic. Even on the darkest of days and during the hardest of times for retail, Watkinsons has managed to retain a way of surviving during lockdown 3 and adapting to the needs of our loyal customers. Firstly, we have launched a new website with the majority of our shoe collections available to be purchased online. Our favourite ladies, men’s and children’s collections are available to purchase online. We try to ensure that... Read More


The Cowboy Boot

One of the best things to come out of 2020 is undoubtedly the return of the cowboy boot. There is probably no other footwear in the world with a stronger image than the cowboy boot. We are working with some of the finest producers of Spanish leather and buy their best designs. The cowboy design is becoming recognised globally as one of the 2020’s best fashion trends. Our favourite designer for cowboy boots is undoubtedly Alpe, a Spanish designer at the heart of ladies shoe design. We stock a range... Read More