The COVID pandemic saw the close of our doors for the first time since we opened our doors in 1904. Watkinson's is on the of the largest independent retailers in the UK and has been celebrated nationally for our excellent service, wide range of shoes and contemporary style. However, we are adapting our ways following the pandemic and to ensure that we are keeping with our high standards and supplying the nation with shoes.
New Opening Hours
Due to COVID 19, we are now open from 10 AM until 4PM for the time-being. We are closed to the public on Tuesday.
Our 24/7 Online Store
We are working around the clock on our online store to ensure that we have our latest products, news and advice online.
Our online booking service allows you to book an appointment for your children's shoe fitting. This enables us to ensure that we are using the correct safety procedures to keep you and your children safe. Please book an appointment to ensure that we can see you!
Our iconic Rocking Horse cannot be used at the moment due to COVID procedures. He will be back in use as soon as it is safe!
Personal Shopping Appointments on a Tuesday
Our doors at closed on a Tuesday however you can book an appointment online or call Alice on 07551545655 to secure your bespoke shopping experience. You will have expert advice and the store to yourself to enjoy browsing our finest products.
Beautiful New Watkinsons Additions
Our summer collection has just arrived. Hand crafted in Italy, this collection combines elegance and comfort. Whether you are planning a staycation, a dinner party with friends or simply staying in, there is a shoe for everyone within our collection.