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Staying in this January?

Us too.. and we have some of the best slippers to make this Winter cosy. Our Slipper Edit features brands such as Shepherd, Haflinger, Birkenstock, Drapers, Nordika, Church’s, Josef Seibel and many more. We have slippers for men, ladies and children. Shepherd Shepherd slippers are one of the leading slipper brands for men and ladies. Shepherd of Sweden, established in Stockholm in 1982, make all their products from natural sheepskins. Shepherd combine traditional craftsmanship and a modern Scandinavian design to create beautiful slippers for all year round wear. Haflinger If... Read More


All I want for Christmas…

This festive season has been a mixture of different emotions for all those working within the retail industry. As a small independent business, we wanted to take the opportunity to thank everyone for their continued support over the festive period!

Sustainable Shoes 08/11/2021

Fashionably Sustainable

Although we all need something to wear on our feet, we appreciate that we have to be cautious about our decision to reduce the impact on our environment. We strike to lead and support sustainability in the shoe industry.


Alice’s Autumn Picks

As the weather gets colder and the days get shorter, Alice recommends her top 5 choices at Watkinsons this Autumn. Our ladies, mens and children's ranges are better than ever. There is something for everyone in at Watkinsons this year.


Black Friday 2021

The wait is (nearly) over- the Watkinsons Black Friday Event is approaching. This year our Black Friday deals are bigger and better than ever!



Due to popular demand we have created an online booking system for our expert Children's Shoe Fitting service. Although not essential, our appointment system guarantees that you can receive a slot and some one to one time with one of our expert team. The concept is to make everything as easy and simple as possible and to keep everyone as safe as we can during the COVID pandemic.

Wedding Shoes 03/08/2021

The Wedding Edit

Wedding season is officially back in full swing! In the month of July 2021 alone, the UK saw 50,000 weddings- to us that translates as 50,000 pairs of shoes and 100,000 feet that need to be dressed.


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.