We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Astra Antiques Centre

Gibson Road, Old RAF Hemswell | Hemswell Cliff, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire,, Hemswell Cliff DN21 5TL, England
+44 1427 668312
Website
Share
Save
Review Highlights
Find it here or forget it

Astra Antiques Centre offers a variety of little shops who offer a broad spectrum of antiques and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Wybo M
,
Hengelo
Buying at realistic prices

Great visit managed to buy good quality and a good mix of items at realistic prices . Friendly... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Stephen R
,
Hull, Massachusetts
via mobile
Read all 97 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
Astra Antiques has been open for Business since 1994. Under it's current ownership, Astra has just celebrated it's 10th Anniversary. The Centre was taken from a small Centre based on a site of Antiques Centre's and built from the Ground Up to a Top Competitor. Here at Astra we display over 50'000+ Antiques and we are growing! We have all kinds of Plans ready to launch for 2015, so now is an exciting time for all of us. This year we launched our Brand New Website which has new items up each and every week. We aim to take Antiques and bring them into the 21st Century. Under our roof you will find anything and everything, Pianos, Grand Father Clocks, Chess sets, Pedal Cars, World War items. Silverware to Retro Vintage. We are also proud to have the Largest collection of Vintage Clothing in the area. A popular place for people of all ages, and the option to Rent the Costumes for use. Hemswell as a site is also Home to one of the Largest Car Boot markets around, so why not come on down, have a day out at the site, and make sure to Visit Astra-Antiques!
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
Closed Now
Hours
Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
Gibson Road, Old RAF Hemswell | Hemswell Cliff, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire,, Hemswell Cliff DN21 5TL, England
CONTACT
Website
+44 1427 668312
Write a ReviewReviews (97)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"small items"
in 3 reviews
"to suit all tastes"
in 3 reviews
"well worth a visit"
in 9 reviews
"varied selection"
in 2 reviews
"omelette"
in 2 reviews
"great place to visit"
in 5 reviews
"interesting items"
in 2 reviews
"regular basis"
in 2 reviews
"cafe on site"
in 2 reviews
"nice cafe"
in 3 reviews
"for sale"
in 3 reviews
"keep up the good work"
in 2 reviews
"collector"
in 7 reviews
"cliffs"
in 5 reviews
"retro"
in 3 reviews
"showroom"
in 2 reviews
"childhood"
in 4 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 96 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Astra Antiques Centre offers a variety of little shops who offer a broad spectrum of antiques and bric-a-brac. We are pro's but it took us about three hours only to see the collection. Most prices are fair and negotiations are possible (but not always successful)....More

Thank Wybo M
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Astra-Antques, Owner at Astra Antiques Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a Review on TripAdvisor. It's great to hear how much you enjoy our Centre and hold it in high regard. However we are sorry to hear you weren't as satisfied with our Toilets? They are...More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great visit managed to buy good quality and a good mix of items at realistic prices . Friendly welcoming staff and great service all round . Only building on the site worth a visit . Unless you won the lotto. Cant wait to go back

Thank Stephen R
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

I bought practically everything in here. So much great stuff- especially if you like vintage and retro bits. It is the biggest of the centres at Hemswell and is just massive. HUGE range of bits and pieces. As soon as my credit card has recovered,...More

Thank IslandRamblers97
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Astra-Antques, Owner at Astra Antiques Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2018

Hi, Thank you very much for leaving such a wonderful Review of our Centre. We are all pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit, and enjoyed our Centre, we've all been hard at work over the last year or so to really push Astra Antiques...More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 2 April 2018

The Antiques shops keep on coming. Just expected the 4 Hemswell centres. More for the everyday collector than at the Hemswell centres. To do all the shops a full day is recommendedMore

Thank Steve C
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Astra-Antques, Owner at Astra Antiques Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Thank you for leaving us a Review! Astra Antiques Centre has been going since 1990 - and over the last year has grown in size and had a lovely face lift! Glad to hear you enjoyed your visit, with 9 buildings on site, yes a...More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 19 March 2018

My husband and I visit the Astra building on a regular basis, we don't go to look for anything in particular, but quite often come home with something, once being a lovely suite for my sitting room, right down to small items. We are never...More

Thank Penelope H
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 24 January 2018

Recently extended, stock changes regularly and the Date and Walnut scones in the cafe are to die for and very reasonably priced.

Thank Englishroyals
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 15 January 2018

Visited here and was very impressed with the amount and quality of antiques in this building,I could have spent hours in here but was a bit short of time so will return again in the near future to look again.

Thank bovLincoln
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 14 January 2018

Came here again on 6th December 2017, only 2 months after a slightly disappointing visit in October, and yes it is improving again. More items since last visit, as well as the new rooms at the back now filled, hopefully the only way is 'up'...More

Thank 375Christopher1983
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Lots of items to look at over 2 floors, so despite this being for mu husband and he 'collecting' habit, I found it interesting just to look around and happily wandered around for about an hour. It was definitely warmer here than another one we...More

Thank Vanessa N
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Astra-Antques, Owner at Astra Antiques Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

Hi, thank you for taking the time to leave us a Review. It's great to hear that you enjoyed looking around our Centre, even if it is not your usual type of thing. We've tried to cater to every customer type, by offering something for...More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Called in here as it was next to the other antique warehouses, it was interesting but we were looking for small silver items and this place didn't have a lot .More

Thank syviagraingersyl
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Astra-Antques, Owner at Astra Antiques Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

Hi, thank you for leaving a Review on our TripAdvisor page. We are sorry to hear you didn't find what you were looking for, we hope you managed to visit our Vault - where there are a number of Cabinets purely dedicated for Silver items....More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all Hemswell Cliff Hotels
Hickman Hill Hotel
152 reviews
13.02 km away
Limes Country House Hotel
63 reviews
15.17 km away
Advocate Arms Hotel
303 reviews
15.67 km away
Forest Pines Hotel & Golf Resort - A QHotel
1 611 reviews
16.64 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Decodence Cafe
45 reviews
.01 km away
The whiteheather
5 reviews
1.93 km away
Willows Garden Centre & Restaurant
146 reviews
4.87 km away
Uncle Henry's
334 reviews
5.60 km away
Nearby Attractions
Hemswell Antiques Centre
239 reviews
.16 km away
Fair Gardens Plant Centre
48 reviews
9.69 km away
Skydive Hibaldstow
144 reviews
11.15 km away
Hall Farm Park
150 reviews
12.45 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Mark W
25 July 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Astra-Antques | Property representative |
hi our cabinets start at 28 pcm +5% comm upto £75 pcm +5% comm hope this helps
0
Votes
Darren S
7 January 2016|
Answer
Response from Astra-Antques | Property representative |
Hi there is a shop / museum near by but not had the chance to visit ourselfs yet so can't really help with how good or any info Astra
0
Votes
freewheeler13
16 December 2015|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Astra-Antques | Property representative |
Hi we are sorry for the delay in getting back to you the entrance to the centre is accessible as is 90% of the ground floor the cafe is also accessible ,at present the accessible toilets are under construction . upstairs... More
0
Votes
;