The New Yard’s characterful courtyards feature independent shops, artisan studios and an antiques centre full of treasures. Enjoy a warm Yorkshire welcome as you sample food and drink in our cafes, take afternoon tea or sip ales from around the world. Visit Elsecar and discover a shopping experience like no other. A place to meet, make and create for over 200 years.
Antiques Centre - Elsecar
With over 100 traders selling antiques, vintage, collectibles and more, across two packed floors, the antiques centre is a regular favourite of Bargain Hunt and receives thousands of regular visitors every year, from all across the UK.
Enjoy a warm Yorkshire welcome, with teas, coffees, cakes and pastries available to eat in or take away. Brambles offers a wide range of lunch options, including sandwiches, snacks, drinks and ice-creams.
One of the North’s favourite stockists of vinyl, featuring music from across genres, styles, through the ages and around the world. From pop to punk, classical to funk, Daisy Chain Records is a great place to discover musical gems and find your sound.
Explore an extensive range of fashions crafted from beautiful materials including linen, cotton and silk. Heritage Boutique imports exquisite clothing, made in Italy and brought to Yorkshire from Milan, including handbags, jewellery and other accessories
Specialists in a wide range of solid oak and pine made furniture, Heritage Interiors also offer services in restoration, re-polishing & re-upholstery. Explore an Aladdin’s cave of specialist gifts and furniture, perfect additions for every home
One of the most versatile printers in England founded in 1991, Hot Metal Press is a family run business with 70 years of printing expertise. Visit for a wide range of fine printed products from letterheads to full-colour brochures and booklets, or stop by to watch the press in action in their studio in Powerhouse Square.
Organisers of Elsecar’s monthly antiques fairs, amongst the biggest and best in the UK. Newcomen Fairs also offer specialist and midweek fairs at the Ironworks. Check out our events listings for more details.
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Slide, play, jump and climb in this vast indoor play space! With a special toddlers area for our younger visitors and a large café-restaurant area serving drinks, snacks and full meals, Playmania is perfect for family fun and fantastic children’s parties.
Encaustic Art Supplies is Yorkshire’s biggest stockist of original wax art, artwork and crafts. Featuring a beautiful gallery, Encaustic also offer full and half day workshops and taster sessions so you can produce your own spectacular artwork.
Mischievous devilish collectible characters have become a global phenomenon with fans around the world! Meet a fearsome dragon or explore Harry Potter and Games of Thrones merchandise in this shop packed with things to discover.
Named after famous inventor James Nasmyth, who fell in love with the ironworks manager’s daughter during a visit in 1838. Later, Naysmyth Row provided much of the machinery and technology for the New Yard workshops.
Specialists in antique bottles, pot lids, marketing and advertising, BBR host auctions at major events here in Elsecar, across the country, and online Auction house, viewing rooms and office open to the public.
As you explore Blacksmiths Square, it’s easy to imagine blacksmiths working hard at their anvils and their famous steam hammer THOR crashing down with a mighty bang.
Emily's Traditional Sweets
Take a trip down memory lane by visiting this much-loved traditional sweet shop. With over 450 different types of sweets, from vintage classics to retro treats to take you back to your school days. Emily’s has treats for every occasion - pick up chocolates, gift boxes and special commissions too.
Named after ironmaster John Hartop, who managed the Elsecar Ironworks and was a leading voice in debates about scientific advances and ironmaking technology. Now a bustling square featuring cafes, bars and shops and studios.
Maison Du Biere
Enjoy a huge selection of beers and ciders from all across the world, to taste or take away. With over 200 beers, ales and ciders in stock at any time, and a full beer tap, there’s always something new to discover. Our outdoor seating area is perfect to take a break and soak up the atmosphere.
The furnace yard of the famed Elsecar Ironworks, and its transformed grand entrance archway.
Alisha Faith Interiors Ltd
Alisha Faith Interiors help to transform your house into a home that you will fall in love with! With over 15 years experience, Alisha Faith Interiors offer measuring and fitting services and design consultations.
If you’re looking or the perfect gift, visit Bow on Top for handmade, pure essential oils, bath bombs, soaps and home fragrance products including candles, burners, melts, granules and essential oils. A wide range of gifts for all occasions.