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Grimm & Co.

2 Doncaster Gate, Rotherham S65 1DJ, England
+44 1709 829750
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The best magical apothecary we have ever been to

We've lost count of how many visits we have made to Grimm & Co, but every visit has been fantastic... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
richardsonjody
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
Querky and cool

Small and querky but cool! kids loved it and amusing for adults. Lots to look at books for free... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Diane J
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We are a Yorkshire charity, championing the writer in every young person (7-18) through the joyful discovery of stories. Visit our 'Apothecary to the Magical', selling wit, humour, awe and wonder to all magical beings + an occasional human! All proceeds go to our charitable work to help us to reach and engage young people and inspire a new confidence and motivation to write!
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2 Doncaster Gate, Rotherham S65 1DJ, England
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+44 1709 829750
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We've lost count of how many visits we have made to Grimm & Co, but every visit has been fantastic. We have been to short workshops lasting just half an hour, or to longer workshops taking two hours or more, and all of them have...More

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Graham G, Owner at Grimm & Co., responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you so so much for your lovely review. We look forward to seeing you again very soon (please tell your mini-mortal that we haven't found the rock yet, but are considering hiring goblins to take part in the search).

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Small and querky but cool! kids loved it and amusing for adults. Lots to look at books for free. Great unique gifts and fabulous decor. Loved it.

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Graham G, Owner at Grimm & Co., responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

So pleased you enjoyed your visit. Come back again soon, and don't forget that we have parking for broomsticks and flying carpets on the roof.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic place for kids of all ages, whether casual visits, school groups and out of school clubs. Be sure to visit the skeleton staff in the forgotten library! And the only surefire way to discover what magical creature you really are.... A hidden jewel in...More

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Graham G, Owner at Grimm & Co., responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We'll tell Malcolm you said hello.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Once we entered we were greeted by marvellous staff who were part of the experience. We were invited to try a tot of frog spawn. (Looked horrendous ,tasted fine.) Some lovely objects to look at and some weird and wonderful things to buy.

Thank Carole R
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Graham G, Owner at Grimm & Co., responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

So pleased that you enjoyed your visit! I will thank those shop elves on your behalf. Please come again soon, and don't forget that if you come on your broomstick, there is parking on the roof for winged creatures and brooms.

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Reviewed 2 June 2018

I moved to the area over a year ago and often wondered what this place was. I popped in one day and loved it's quirkiness and the fact you got spoken to the same regardless of whether an adult or child. Have you got your...More

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Graham G, Owner at Grimm & Co., responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

So pleased that you enjoyed your visit. Please do come again soon, and remember that if you are coming by broomstick or flying carpet, there is parking on the roof. :)

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Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

Wow! People had told me how fantastic this magical place was, but I don’t think I was prepared for how good it turned out to be! Our children do not find writing easy, but walked away as proud published authors. This experience is something that...More

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Louise G, Shop elf at Grimm & Co., responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2018

What a wonderful review, thank you! We are really pleased that you all enjoyed your visit. It was a great story, and we hope that your children are inspired to continue writing.

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Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Great place to visit with primary school age children, we visited as a family in the school holidays. The young lady who welcomed us (ginger hair, unfortunately can’t remember her name) really went the extra mile and made the place seem extra magical. From the...More

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Louise G, Shop elf at Grimm & Co., responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2018

So pleased you enjoyed your visit! If you're coming on your broomstick or dragon next time, there's parking on the roof for broomsticks and winged creatures.

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Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

This is the most amazing shop. The shop elves are wonderful and make browsing in the shop so much fun. The products are awesome. The setting in the shop is a true magical experience. Definitely worth travelling from Leicester to visit. I will be back....More

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Louise G, Shop elf at Grimm & Co., responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2018

What a lovely review! It was so good to meet you, and we hope to see you again soon! (Don't forget, broomstick parking available on the roof)

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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Had a really wonderful time here with our class of 8-9 year olds on a school trip. Very magical and the nearest thing to finding a “Harry Potter” theme without actually travelling to the official studios in London. It is a themed shop but also...More

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Graham G, Owner at Grimm & Co., responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

Thank you so much. We're really pleased that you enjoyed your visit and we were cheered up by your brilliant stories. Please come again soon! (If you're coming by broomstick, there is parking on the roof)

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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

My daughter has done loads of the free workshops here for writing and stop motion. The staff are always friendly and helpful. They have a library where children can borrow a book, swap a book, donate books and keep books. Lots of lovely products to...More

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Graham G, Owner at Grimm & Co., responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

Thank you so much for your lovely review. Please come again soon.

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KAL965
31 May 2018|
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Response from Graham G | Property representative |
Hi there. There is on-street parking on Doncaster Gate, as well as a multi-storey car park a little up the road on Wellgate (S60 2LT) There is also parking at Forge Island car park (free on Saturdays, 2 hours free in the... More
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Jo B
21 February 2018|
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Response from Louise T |
Hi Jo, I'm so sorry we missed this message. 😟 I hope you and your mum managed ok?
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Lizzie B
29 May 2017|
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Response from Graham G | Property representative |
Hi Liz! Apologies for the delay in replying. We are a children's literacy charity, working with children and schools, but we also do out-of-school activities for children and young people aged 7-18. However, we do also... More
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