Running parallel to the dining street of Jewry Street is Winchester’s Parchment Street where there is an abundance of unique boutique style independent shops. Here we highlight just a few of the shops you can visit on a walk down the street.
Starting from the North Walls end you will first come across Parvia-Lee, a family run business selling beautiful and unique homewares, gifts and ceramics painted by Geraldine, one of the owners of the business.
Bell Fine Art can be found next. A delightful art gallery of original paintings, ceramics and glassware. Specialising in mainly in landscapes in both traditional and more modern takes on the subject.
Next is Forme which offers a fantastic selection of luxurious Italian and French interior design homewares, fine glass and jewellery.
Orchid is next along the street. Jemma and Mimmi set up Orchid selling oriental inspired furniture and lighting to bring colour, texture and quality to your home.
Parchment Jewellers is next on the list, a beautiful bespoke diamond jeweller for that very special gift.
If all that shopping has left you hungry, stop of at the next shop on the street, Toscanaccio. An Italian wine and deli. Upstairs there is relaxed seating where you can enjoy a glass of wine and a plate of antipasto. The shop has regular wine tasting and pop up restaurants too.
Once refreshed you can make your way to James Jewellers where much of what they sell is made in their on-site workshop.
Once you’ve finished all that retail therapy why not head on over to Jewry Street for a bite to eat in one of the many wonderful restaurants there before heading back to your accommodation for a well earned rest!